The National Film Challenge – October 23rd, 2009

The National Film Challenge

The 48 Hour Film Project’s sister competition, is coming on October 23rd through 26th
www.filmchallenge.org

Regardless of where you live, this is your opportunity to write, shoot, and edit a short film in three days. Just like in the 48 Hour Film Project, you’ll receive a character, prop, line of dialogue, and a genre at 7 pm local time, October 23rd. Then you’ll have to mail the film in on October 26th. In the following weeks the top films (determined by a national panel of judges) will be available for viewing (and voting!) on the NFC website. The winning films will screen with the 48 Hour Film Project City Winners at the next FIlmapalooza at the NAB Show, the 48 Hour Film Project’s end of year event. In addition there are cash prizes for the winning films!

So Who Participates in the National Film Challenge?

- 48HFP Filmmakers who have a need for speed and want to make another film before the 48HFP returns to your city in 2010.
- Filmmakers who either missed your city’s 48HFP or who did not register in time to make your city’s team limit.
- Filmmakers who live in cities that do not have a 48HFP yet.

How Do I Sign Up My Team?

Registration is now open on our website. The number of teams is limited to 300 and registration is on a first come first served basis.

The Early Bird Entry Fee is $115 if you register on or before September 23, 2009 and $135 if you register between September 24, 2009 and October 22, 20098. Teams can be anywhere from 1 person to 30 or more people. Read all of the rules of the contest here www.filmchallenge.org/For-Filmmakers/

Do you have any questions about the National Film Challenge? Please check our FAQ page and then use our web form to submit questions you still need answered. www.filmchallenge.org/For-Filmmakers/general-faq.html

Wondering what your competition will be like? View the winning films from the last four Film Challenges in our on-line screening room: www.filmchallenge.org/Films/

The National Film Challenge is a non-profit event brought to you by KDHX Community Media and the 48 Hour Film Project.

For More Information: www.kdhx.org/mediaarts or www.48hourfilm.com

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