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MAY 4, 2024

WHY inspirE fEstival?

The New Jersey Conference Youth and Young Adults Department wants to inspire the younger generation to use their God-given talents in media/digital arts to spark conversations over Christ and his hope with their peers.

2024 VISIOn

To inspire youth (35 & under) to create short films that will be bridges to introduce conversations about God with Youth & Young Adults in this generation.


- Film Production team must be 35 y/o and under. (actors can be over 35)
- Team members must include New Jersey Conference Adventist local church members (can include non-members too).
- Film must be an original (of your own production).
- Film must be less than 10 minutes long.
- The message must be according to the Seventh-day Adventist beliefves.
- Cannot include offensive language/nudity/sexual explicit content.
- Filmakers must have permission to use all copyrighted music and any images used in the film. 

See at the bottom


1st place - $700
2nd place - $450
3rd place - $200
Pros Award - $200
PPL’s choice - $150
Best narrative - $100
Best Cinematography - $100


Film production team registration deadline

In-pErson evenT

On MAY 4, 2022 at the New Jersey Conference of Seventh-day Media AdventistStudio
2303 Brunswick Ave, Lawrenceville NJ 08640

March 13

April 17

Short film submission deadline

april 20-27

PPL's Choice votes.

During this week films will be posted on this website and people can vote on their favorite movie. You can ask friends and family to vote by promoting your short film on Social Media using #2024inspirefestival 

may 4

In-person screening of winner movies and shorts of the rest of the movies. Interviews, award ceremony and networking. It will be at 4:30 p.m. at the New Jersey Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Headquarters

compEting short films

PPL's Choice votes.

(Voting will be open during dates listed above)

To submit your vote, please choose 1, 2 & 3rd place in the order of which you liked the most.  Please feel free to share the link on your social media and also #2024InspireFestival

register your TEam
suBmit your short film
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