Join the 48 Hr Film Challenge


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An opportunity for teams of filmmakers from across the region to stretch their creativity and test their skills by creating exciting, imaginative, thought-provoking and engaging films, in just 48 hours! The challenge is open to all – from the first time film maker or student to the veteran of 30 years!

Incubator 48 Hr. Film Challenge


CaribbeanTales is partnering with


Flyin Monkey Films


to present this Caribbean-wide Film Challenge.


CALL FOR TEAM REGISTRATION

(To register and for more information please contact

Nancii Yearwood

at

CaribbeanTales@gmail.com
)

Description

An opportunity for teams of filmmakers from across the region to stretch their creativity and test their skills by creating exciting, imaginative, thought-provoking and engaging films, in just 48 hours! The challenge is open to all – from the first time film maker or student to the veteran of 30 years!

To prepare for the challenge, teams will be able to participate in a workshop, led by Rodney Smith of Flyin Monkey Films. The intense 3-hour session is scheduled for Wednesday, 11 April at Island Inn, Bridgetown, Barbados and will cover:

  • Screenwriting
  • Lighting and filming techniques
  • Editing on a tight schedule
  • Music for your film

Filmmakers will have 48 hours to script, shoot, edit and submit a film – starting from 9.m., Wednesday, 11 April until 9 p.m., Friday, 13 April. The prize-winning film(s) will be screened on Sunday, 15 April.

Guidelines for the Film Challenge

  1. Resources, cast, crew and equipment and locations can be sourced and reserved before the challenge begins, but all writing and other elements of production must be accomplished during the hours of the competition.
  2. Teams must sign in by 6 p.m. on Wednesday, 11 April at Frank Collymore Hall, Bridgetown, Barbados, at which time they will collect their registration packets, which will include the randomly selected genre, 1 line of dialogue and 1 prop.
  3. Teams must hand in their completed films on DVD at the Island Inn Hotel, by 6pm on Friday 13th April.

Details

  • Length of Films: Minimum of four (4) minutes, maximum ten (10) minutes in length.
  • Teams: Maximum of 10 persons (including actors and crew)
  • Registration Fee: $125 Bds (62.50 USD – to be paid online by April 5th 2012)

About Flyin Monkey Films


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Flyin Monkey Films LLC

is a film and video production company based in Toronto, Canada and Brooklyn, NY, headed by award-winning Director and Cinematographer Rodney Smith. Since 2009, Flyin Monkey Films has been focused on the production of narrative stories in different formats, including music videos, short films, feature length films and webseries. Its most recent production is the highly acclaimed web series

DOMINION
.

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