OCEANSIDE–Local students from Southern California are encouraged to participate in this summer’s 4th annual Oceanside International Film Festival.

Participants from kindergarten through college have an opportunity to showcase their films on the big screen during the festival through August 3 to 10.

The filmmakers also have a shot at becoming winners of Jury’s Best Student Film Award in kindergarten to middle school, or high school thru college categories, and can compete for Audience Choice Awards in the same respective age groups.

The festival is accepting works of all genres including sports, live performance, fashion, and music videos.

Deadline for submissions is June 16, however filmmakers will find it cost-advantageous to submit their film before March 17.

The Oceanside International Film Festival is a public event created and underwritten by the Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit organization.

For film submission information, visit www.ocaf.info.