Uplifting the Next Generation of Local Filmmakers
HIFF and BMW HAWAII are thrilled to announce a new award dedicated to celebrating and supporting local university student filmmakers. At the 43rd Hawai’i International Film Festival presented by Halekulani, HIFF’s Student Filmmaker Committee will select the ‘Best Short Film’ from the HIFF University Shorts Program to be presented with the HIFFxBMW HAWAII DRIVEN STUDENT FILMMAKER AWARD. Along with the award, BMW HAWAII will present a cash scholarship to the winning filmmaker.
“HIFF is thrilled to debut the BMW HAWAII DRIVEN STUDENT FILMMAKER AWARD. We are delighted to continue our partnership with BMW HAWAII, as a company dedicated to fostering our emerging home-grown filmmakers, and who honor and value the important role filmmaking and storytelling have across Hawai’i.”
– Beckie Stocchetti, HIFF Executive Director
To see the films in contention for this award, check out the HIFF University Shorts Showcase brought to you by BMW HAWAII, Nichols Family Film Fund, and Ward Village.