Have a Vision? Have a Dream?

Woman filmingDo you think you have a unique vision or story to sell? Feeling inspired by the upcoming Oscars? The Count Basie Theatre’s is back for its second year of searching for New Jersey’s best and brightest student filmmakers for their Statewide Student Film Festival. Last year, 20 of the best filmmakers in the state competed in the first-ever Project FX fest. Industry judges and panelists put their heads together to choose which ones had true Hollywood talent. This year’s top 20 films will be screened at the Basie on April 17, 2016. Top prize? An Internship at Sony Pictures Classics in New York! Second prize is a Sony digital movie camera and Third prize is $500.
 For additional more information visit: www.countbasietheatre.org
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Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."