Santa Monica festival spotlights teen filmmakers

from Surf Santa Monica

“Teen filmmakers from Santa Monica, the United States and around the world will showcase their talents at the 10th annual Santa Monica International Teen Film Festival. Taking place Saturday, June 6, and Sunday, June 7, at venues around Santa Monica, the festival highlights 38 short films — the average length is 4 minutes — created by teens from across the United States as well as from countries including India, Russia, Ireland, Thailand, Mexico and England … The Festival is produced by the City of Santa Monica’s Cultural Affairs Division, the Friends of the Santa Monica Public Library, SMPL Youth Services, the Virginia Avenue Park Teen Center and City TV.”