Elementary Media Festival
Student GuideOur 2018 Promotional Design Contest is now open. Deadline to submit is December 1!We are now accepting submissions for the 2018 Media Festival. See links above and read below for more information.**PLEASE READ ALL INFO. BELOW BEFORE COMPLETING APPLICATION AND SUBMITTING PROJECT.**
Learn More About the Festival...
The goal of the Council Rock Elementary Media Festival is to support and encourage the use of digital media in elementary curriculum assignments to create quality, engaging projects, presentations, and activities and to also encourage problem solving, collaboration, and higher level thinking.
To qualify and to be judged, all media projects entered into the media festival judged event MUST be a project that was developed as part of a Council Rock elementary curriculum assignment or presentation. Links to rules and scoring criteria are posted above.
All entries for the 17-18 festival MUST be submitted by the end of the day of April 17, 2017. An application must be completed for each submission, and the application will be considered as part of the judging materials. Projects without an application will not be judged. Applications without a submitted project cannot be considered. The Media Festival Application link is at the top of this page. If needed, please ask for help submitting projects before the deadline.
Thank you for being a part of the Council Rock Elementary Media Festival. Best of luck!
Contact Information:For questions or further information please contact your school’s media festival representative. If you would like to be a Media Festival volunteer, contact Maryann Molishus at email@example.com.
Media Festival Representatives - What a great team!
Churchville – Ms. McQuillan
Goodnoe – Mrs. M. Pearce and Mrs. Molishus
Hillcrest - Ms. Geller and Mr. Crowley
Holland – Mrs. R. MooreNewtown Elementary – Mrs. Peloso and Ms. FrenchRichboro Elementary - Ms. Pressman
Rolling Hills - Mrs. Fitzgerald and Mrs. McDonald
Sol Feinstone – Mrs. Durkin
Welch - Mrs. Wojton and Mrs. PuglieseWrightstown – Mrs. Matteo and Ms. Sandy Pierce
Media projects may be entered into the following Media Festival Categories:
Individual/Small Groups Student Submission
Whole Class Submission
K-6 Teacher Created Submission
Mixed-Grade/Whole School Submission
Type of Project (You can select only one per submission. If you are not sure of the category in which to submit your project, ask your representative.)
17-18 Media Festival Important Dates:
- Sequential Stills (includes typical PowerPoint presentations, Keynote presentations and photo stories. Sequential stills can be converted to video files and still be submitted in this category.)
- Web Site (presented over the internet; can be one or more pages)
- Live Action Video (includes recording of live actors, news reporters, public service announcements, etc.)
- Digital Publications (digital books - such as those created with iPad apps, Glogster and similar projects, digital newspapers, e-portfolios, and brochures and similar publications that can be shared digitally via the internet or an app.)
- Animation (drawings, objects, or computer graphics that are programmed to move, with or without sound)
- Other - Be creative! Entries could include such things as podcasts, digital learning games, or certain Smart Notebook activities. This category could also be considered if you use a combination of a variety of the above categories to create one entry.
- School Level Media Festival Applications Open October 1, 2017. Projects created from May 2017 until the deadline may be submitted for the 2018 Festival.
- Promotional Design Contest Opens - October 1, 2017
- Promotional Design Contest Closes - December 1, 2017
- Promotional Design Contest Winner Recognition at School Board Meeting - January 18)
- School Level Media Submission Closing Date - April 17, 2018
- Judging - April 19-20, 2018 (tentative)
- Media Festival Public Presentation at Newtown Middle School - TBA (Participant Reception begins at 6:30 in lobby area. Recognition Event begins at 7:00 in the auditorium.)