Youth Film Day

A free day of live virtual workshops for emerging filmmakers in grades 7-12. 
This year, Gold Coast International Film Festival and Hofstra University team up to present VIRTUAL Youth Film Day.  As in year’s past, this event is FREE for all interested students -- you just need to register in advance.  This year’s event will include:
  • LIVE ZOOM WORKSHOPS -- Cinematography, Experimental Filmmaking, Special FX Makeup, Directing, Low Budget Special Effects and more! Login to as many workshops as you want throughout the day. For descriptions of all workshops click HERE
  • CONVERSATIONS WITH AWARD-WINNING FILMMAKERS -- Hear from award-winning filmmakers whose work has appeared on HBO, Comedy Central, FX Networks and has won awards at film festivals around the world
  • SHORT FILM COMPETITION -- Submit your film for awards consideration.  All winning short films will be screened online during Youth Film Day.


To register, please fill out the Google Form. Registered students will be emailed all workshop login information the week of the event.

To submit your film for awards consideration, visit

Any questions? Email

For more information, call 516-829-2570 or visit

Hofstra University is the Exclusive University Partner of the Gold Coast Arts Center's Film Programming and the Gold Coast International Film Festival.


Date: Saturday, March 6, 2021

Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Virtual

For more information: Youth Film Day 2021 website

This event is FREE, but you MUST register in advance

Saturday, March 06, 2021


RSVP required



Hofstra University Virtual Event
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549-1000


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