Entertainment NewsCelebrating Emerging Talent at the Tú Cuentas! Cine Youth Film Festival 2024

Celebrating Emerging Talent at the Tú Cuentas! Cine Youth Film Festival 2024


The Tú Cuentas! Cine Youth Film Festival, now in its fourth year, continues to champion the voices of young Latino(a) , offering them a unique platform to showcase their creativity and storytelling prowess. This online festival, hosted by HITN TV, is more than just a celebration of cinematic talent—it's a vibrant cultural event that brings fresh perspectives into the spotlight.

Tú Cuentas! Cine Youth Film Festival Overview

From October 9th to 16th, 2024, the festival will transform the digital landscape into a dynamic venue where young filmmakers aged 16 to 26 can display their films. As the event unfolds online, participants and viewers can enjoy the convenience of accessing the festival from anywhere in the world. The anticipation culminates on October 16th when the winners of the festival will be announced, with top prizes designed to reward and encourage the filmmakers' future projects. The top three winners will receive awards of $4,000, $2,000, and $1,000, respectively.

Tú Cuentas! Cine Youth Film Festival: Engaging and Initiatives

The festival is not just about screening films. It includes engaging segments like the Film Chat web series, where hosts and guest professionals from the film and TV industry discuss various facets of filmmaking. These 30-minute sessions provide invaluable insights into storytelling techniques, personal experiences, and industry trends.

Additionally, the Cafecitos live sessions on offer a more intimate setting where the host and a guest delve into meaningful discussions over coffee. These 25-minute chats are perfect for viewers for inspiration and advice directly from industry insiders.

Educational Outreach

In alignment with its mission to nurture talent, the festival also introduces Cortitos, a national film shorts for middle school students. Taking place during Puerto Rican Heritage month, Cortitos encourages younger students to explore their creativity and develop their narrative skills, planting the seeds for the next generation of filmmakers.

Tú Cuentas! Cine Youth Film Festival: Accessibility and Participation

For those who make it to the top 10, their films will be featured on the HITN Go app, providing them with further exposure and the opportunity to reach a wider . This platform not only highlights their work but also integrates it into a broader network of content available to HITN viewers.

Tú Cuentas! Cine Youth Film Festival: Get Involved

Whether you're a budding filmmaker, a film enthusiast, or someone interested in the evolving landscape of Latino cinema, the Tú Cuentas! Cine Youth Film Festival offers something of value. To participate or learn more, filmmakers can submit their entries through FilmFreeway, and audiences can mark their calendars for a week of compelling film experiences.

The Tú Cuentas! Cine Youth Fest represents a critical step forward in the representation of Latino voices in film and media, proving that when young artists speak, we all stand to gain from listening. Don't miss the chance to be part of this extraordinary cultural event!

For more information, visit the official festival website at cineyouthfest.org or the FilmFreeway submission page. Join the celebration of young talent and be part of a community that believes in the power of storytelling and the importance of diverse voices in the arts.

It's free to submit from now until June 4th and the final deadline to submit is 6th.  For more information, visit the official festival website at cineyouthfest.org or the FilmFreeway submission page.

Related: How to Find Acting Auditions and Casting Calls

More Project Casting Casting Calls & Acting Auditions:

How to Get Cast in Netflix's ‘Cobra Kai' Season 6

Netflix's Cobra Kai season 6 is now casting and hiring in Atlanta, Georgia. Join Project Casting to access jobs you can apply for right now! Casting…

How to Get Cast in ‘Mayfair Witches' Season 2

Learn get cast in ‘Mayfair Witches' as it films in , Louisiana. “Anne Rice's Mayfair Witches” swiftly carved a niche…

Casting Call for Wyndham Resort Commercial with $1500 Pay

In the exhilarating world of entertainment, Project Casting offers a seamless way of connecting talent to the right employment opportunities. Today, we present an…

Jonathan Brownehttps://www.projectcasting.com
Jonathan Browne is the dynamic CEO and Founder of Project Casting, a pioneering platform in the entertainment industry that bridges the gap between talent and production companies. With a rich background in business development and digital marketing, Jonathan has been instrumental in revolutionizing the casting process, making it more accessible and efficient for both aspiring talents and seasoned professionals.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:



More like this

Carers UK Ad Campaign Casting Call for Parents

Carers UK Ad Campaign Casting Call for Parents in...

Extras Casting Call for Football Players

Extras Casting Call for Football Players in Douglasville, Georgia. Casting...

$1,000 Major K-Pop Artist Music Video Open Casting Call

$1,000 Major K-Pop Artist Music Video Open Casting Call...

Netflix’s ‘Wednesday’ Casting Call for Babies

Netflix's 'Wednesday' Casting Call for Babies in Ireland. Casting directors...