The Edmonton Jewish Film Festival (EJFF) is pleased to announce the opening of competition for the EARL PARKER AWARD FOR JEWISH FILM. This award of a $1000 is named in honour of Earl Parker, an Edmonton lawyer who was known for his love of Jewish culture. The award will be presented at the EJFF opening reception on May 6, 2018. Eligible projects must be related to Jewish identity, themes, or culture, and may be fictional or non-fictional. Applicants must be engaged in a film or video project at any stage of production, including but not limited to: script writing, storyboarding, cinematography, postproduction requirements, as well as seeking distribution for a finished film. Alternatively, the award may be applied to the costs of attending workshops or a course of study in film or video production, developing related practical skills, or establishing a program of study designed to create Jewish content films or videos. Who is eligible? The competition is open to Canadian residents of any age. School groups may apply.