Are You a Film Watcher?

Phantoscope is getting a record number of submissions this year since moving to FilmFreeway (yay!). However, this also means WE NEED JURORS! If you are interested in viewing films and rating them (all done online), please email [email protected]. It's fun and easy, and supports high school filmmakers!

Phantoscope Submissions Open on FilmFreeway!

High school students from across the nation are invited to submit their films for Phantoscope 2019!  Submissions opened on October 15 via   The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2019.  Phantoscope will return to the Richmond Art Museum for it's 12th annual screening on April 13, 2019.  Save the...

Phantoscope Signs With FilmFreeway!

Submissions for Phantoscope 1029 will open on October 15, 2018 via FilmFreeway.  Online submission will be fast and easy and there will be no entry fee!  FilmFreeway is a great platform for young filmmakers to know about so they can enter other festivals and get their work out there.  We...

Summer Film Camps Art On!

We paid a visit to the Anderson University Summer Filmmakers Camp yesterday to spread the word about Phantoscope, and were very warmly received. Our thanks to Camp Director Jack Lugar and the rest of the faculty!

Big Changes at RAM, Big Plans for Phantoscope

Richmond Art Museum, home of Phantoscope, recently reopened after a major renovation, just in time for its 120th anniversary! We’re taking this opportunity to do some “renovation” of Phantoscope as well, part of which will be moving the competition and festival back to its original spring time frame.  But don’t...

Phantoscope Virtual Film Festival

We finally did it! Now you can view all the Best Film winners from every year of Phantoscope!  Just click here to see 11 years worth of awesome films by high school students.

Angelo Pizzo – (Hoosiers, Rudy) Featured Speaker

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Richmond Art Museum is pleased to announce that writer/director Angelo Pizzo, an Indiana native, will be the featured speaker at the 10th Annual Phantoscope High School Film Festival on Sunday, April 10, 2016! Known for writing “Hoosiers” (1986) and “Rudy” (1993), Pizzo will talk to festival contestants and members of...

Film, Skate or Die

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When I was in high school my friends and I skateboarded every chance we could, and we all loved skate videos. A skate video is basically a short film featuring pro skaters, usually edited into segments with music added. As far as me and my peers, one of us would...

Sound & Silence: Interview with commercial and narrative filmmaker Brian Cox

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Thanks so much for taking a moment to answer some questions. First, please tell us about yourself. I’m Brian Cox. Originally from Richmond, Indiana. Living in Bloomington, Indiana now, and moving back to Chicago later this year. Have been doing video production for a little over a year and really enjoying it. What...

Animation Fun

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