(PRESS RELEASE)_WHAT: Winners in all categories of The 25th Annual Palm Beaches Student Showcase of Films, Florida’s largest student film competition, will be announced via Facebook.
Talented and deserving students who eagerly anticipated an exciting award and red-carpet show
were undoubtedly disappointed when a pandemic outbreak caused this year’s event to be
cancelled. But the show must go on and winners must be celebrated! As winners are announced, a
short clip of each winning project will be shown. Award plaques and cash prizes totaling more than
$20,000 will be dispersed directly to the winning student or institution.
Categories to be announced are: College Feature/ Short, High School Feature/Short,
Commercial/PSA, The Suzanne L. Niedland Documentary, The Vanilla Ice Music Video, Animation,
Nellie & Fred Chasin Screenwriting, Environmental PSA, Donald E. Ross Education PSA and Poster
Design. Additionally, two Palm Beach County high school seniors will receive the Burt Reynolds
Scholarship and the Sara Fuller Scholarship.
WHEN: Friday, April 3, 2020, 12:00pm Noon.
WHERE: Facebook facebook.com/StudentShowcaseofFilms
The Palm Beaches Student Showcase of Films (SSOF) is Florida’s largest student film competition, presenting over $1.6 million in cash and scholarships during its history, to high school and college students enrolled in film, television, graphic design and digital media courses. The SSOF red carpet awards show attracts more than 750 students along with celebrity presenters, entertainment industry professionals, educators, state and county officials and others. Previous presenters include Burt Reynolds, Vanilla Ice, actress/comedian Cheri Oteri, Howie D. (Backstreet Boys), actor Thomas Ian Nicholas (American Pie),
actor/director Bruce Campbell (Escape from LA), actor Clint Howard (The Waterboy), actress Linda Blair (The Exorcist) and more! The SSOF is funded by the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners through the Department of Housing & Economic Sustainability.
for more information, visit www.pbfilm.com/ssof.
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