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Kansas Thespians is excited to present a brand new opportunity to showcase student work.   This is called Thespian Filmworks.

Students will have the opportunity to work in groups to create a short film.  They will be assigned a selections of genres, props and dialogues, then have 1 week to write, shoot and edit a short film.  The films will be judged by film professionals and the winners will be screened at the Kansas Thespian Festival in January.  There will also be awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.   The rules are below.  If you have any questions, email

​Here is the link to the google form to sign up:


Register: Registration Deadline is Friday, October 5 (you receive an invoice within 48 hours of registration)

Payment: Payment of $25 per film/creative team must be received by Friday October 26th . This is non-refundable.

Kick Off Date: Friday, November 2nd at 7:30 AM
Each team will receive an email at this time containing three (3) possible
genres to choose from, three (3) possible props/objects to include in the
film, and a line of dialogue to include.

Submission Date: Sunday, November 11 no later than 11:59 PM

Any film not submitted by November 11 will not be considered.

See forms below for more information!

KS Filmworks Guide                       Talent Release            STANDARD Location RELEASE