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The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival
Kids will get a chance to turn their favorite books into movies with the 90-Second Newbery Film Festival. Entries are being accepted through Jan. 12. Free screenings will be held Feb. 23 at the Treehouse Museum in Ogden and Feb. 24 at the Salt Lake City Main Library.

SALT LAKE CITY — The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival is accepting submissions from young filmmakers who create movies that tell the entire story of a Newbery-winning book in about 90 seconds, according to a news release.

Kids and teens from elementary to high school are invited to submit their short films through Jan. 12, 2018. Guidelines and videos are available online, including links to filmmaking resources such as royalty-free music, sound effects, lightsaber and laser special effects.

Free screenings of the best movies received will be Feb. 23 at the Treehouse Museum, 347 22nd St., Ogden, and Feb. 24, 2-4 p.m., at the Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South.

For more information, including complete rules and details about the film festival, visit 90secondnewbery.com.

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