The deadline to apply for the festival is April 27. Filmmakers between 13 and 19 years old are invited to submit films and videos up to five minutes in length at www.montereybayfilmfestival.co
Entries may be in English or Spanish. It is free.
The 2011 festival drew more than 200 entries, with submissions from Afghanistan, South Africa, Venezuela along with local entries.
Sundance Film Festival programmer Mike Plante will curate three festival programs.