sun valley jr film
empowering tomorrow's brightest filmmakers
SVJR Film exposes students k-12 to the power of storytelling by providing a breadth of exciting opportunities to develop and showcase their cinematic skills. Our programming inspires students to explore a future in filmmaking and opens up pathways to make it a viable career option through Festival exposure, networking opportunities and mentorships, and skill developing workshops.
SVJR Film is made possible by
the generous financial support of
the Steen Family Foundation,
Hillswood Foundation, Greater Horizons Foundation
and the Nordstrom Family
SVjr Film Competition
The Sun Valley JR Film Competition facilitates the discovery and support of the best high school filmmakers by highlighting student work in a film festival environment.
By providing the learning environment for these emerging voices in film to see filmmaking as a viable craft, they are inspired to pursue their dreams and tell their stories.Finalists in the SVJR Film Competition will have their films judged by industry professionals and have the experience of seeing their films screened in the world class Argyros Performing Arts Center in Ketchum, Idaho and the historic Opera House in Sun Valley, Idaho. The winner will receive travel and lodging to attend the Festival.