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G-Star School is giving young filmmakers the chance to set their work in 19th century London.

(PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL) October 16, 2015— The G-Star school of the Arts for Film, Animation and Performing Arts is pleased to announce an upcoming contest that will give young filmmakers a chance to develop their craft with the help of G-star students.

The G-Star Studios Cell Phone Film Festival brings these budding directors, writers and actors onto the nationally-recognized G-Star soundstage this weekend where they can being the process of building a story set in 19th century London, England during the time of Jack the Ripper.

On Sunday, October 18th, students will have a chance to visit the set and being thinking about their film. They will also be assisted by students and staff from the G-Star school who can help students through the development of their story and also help with shooting and editing.

Over the next week, student will have a chance to write their story, and then the following weekend they will have a chance to shoot their film with their mobile device. G-Star staff will work with filmmakers to help them edit their work into a finished product.

Then, the filmmakers will have their chance to shine with a showing of their work in front of industry professionals at the Palm Beach International Film Festival Student Showcase.

At the G-Star School, students receive the hands-on, real world instruction that will help them as they chase their dreams. In film, animation, and performing arts, students can work with highly qualified teachers as well as industry insiders who can offer their unique insights.

And while students get the specialized instruction they need to succeed, they also are performing in the classroom. Almost half of all students carry better than a 3.5 GPA, and about one in five students has a 4.0. The school is also a leading performer when it comes to metrics in math, reading, writing, and science, making it a leader among the Palm Beach County Charter Schools.

For more information, visit the G-Star School’s website at gstarschool.org.