March 30, 2008

EVENTS / NEWS: 'Nifty' youth film fest sees phenomenal growth (USA)

'Nifty' youth film fest sees phenomenal growth


You never know: within the ranks of the filmmakers whose entries are in this week's National Film Festival for Talented Youth there may emerge a future great director.

"We're like the farm team. This is the next batch of Steven Spielbergs and Soderberghs," said Todd Girouard, director of development and media relations for NFFTY (pronounced "nifty").

While he said audiences shouldn't expect the level of sophistication of big budget productions, they still should expect to be impressed.

full article

festival website

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