For the seventh year running, the Wyoming Film Office is seeking submissions for the Wyoming Short Film Contest. Film makers can submit their videos online at by April 4th and qualify for a $25,000 first prize. The winning entry will have a storyline that takes place in Wyoming, features Wyoming, or presents the state as a major character. Film Office Representative Colin Stricklin says the contest was designed to encourage and support independent film makers, and provide one lucky Grand Prize winner each year the help jumpstart a career. Each year, the contest draws a strong showing of filmmakers from Jackson Hole. The Grand Prize winner will be announced May 2nd.