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Arts Alive! 2019 Short Film Showcase

  • 23 Mar 2019
  • 7:30 PM (CST)
  • BSL Shoofly Community Stage Old Town Bay St Louis


  • During ArtsAlive!, artists and artisans will be hosted at many locations throughout Old Town.

    The Short Film Showcase is open to full time students in Mississippi to highlight their work.

Registration is closed
 Arts Alive! is an innovative art festival, where music, art, and film mix it up for an unforgettable experience in the historic seaside town of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. 

Dozens of artists will show work, demonstrate technique and share their creative process with customers at shops and galleries throughout Old Town.  

The Short Film Showcase is open to all student filmmakers. Students may enter in one or both categories.   

Film Categories:

  • Open Submissions - 5-10 min. in length, family friendly. New submissions only (must not have been submitted to any previous Arts Alive). Any genre is welcome (drama, music, documentary, comedy, silent film, etc.)
  • Spirit of Bay St. Louis- 3-5 min. in length, family friendly. New submissions only (must not have been submitted to any previous Arts Alive).  You should answer some or all of the following with your film:
    • What do you think captures the essence of BSL?
    • What does BSL mean to me as a filmmaker? What is your creative perspective?
    • What do you think makes BSL "a place apart"?
Open to the public, free to attend.  We look forward to seeing you!

  • This film festival is open to entries for any full-time student enrolled in Mississippi.  
  • You do not need to be a member of The Arts, Hancock County to enter.
  • Films may be produced by an individual or a team of students.
  • No entry fees are required.
  • Deadline for submission is March 18, 2019. Email a link to your video to
  • Videos need to be uploaded to YouTube in highest resolution possible.
  • Video titles should be formatted as follows Arts Alive 2019 [YOUR TITLE HERE]
  • By entering your film in this competition, you assign  rights for display and for promotional use by the Arts, Hancock County.


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Bay St. Louis, MS 39520

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Bay St Louis, MS 39520

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