Energy film festival seeks student entries


A film festival sponsored by Cape Light Compact’s (CLC) energy education program and the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History seeks entries from aspiring filmmakers who are middle school and high school students on Martha’s Vineyard and the Cape.

The student film entries will premiere at the second annual energy and sustainability Youth Film Festival on April 8 at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History. The event kicks off at 6:30 pm with an awards ceremony, followed by a showing of all of the films.

The film festival’s subject categories include energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainability, the science of energy, power production, energy in our natural world, energy and transportation, and new and emerging technologies.

To enter, students should submit a film/video no more than 10 minutes long on a USB (thumb/travel) or hard drive no later than Monday, March 14, along with a promotional poster about the film/video for display at the festival.

Film and digital format is acceptable. All participants and information must be cited in credits.

Additional details about the film festival’s criteria, registration and submission information and requirements are available at

For more information call CLC energy education coordinator Deborah Fitton at 508-375-6703 or email her at

CLC is a public regional energy services organization that includes the 21 towns of Barnstable and Dukes counties. In addition to consumer advocacy and the delivery of competitive electricity supply, green power options, and energy efficiency programs, CLC offers education services to all Martha’s Vineyard and Cape schools.