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48 Hour Film Project - First prize $8,000 and a trip to USA
« on: September 12, 2011, 09:46:08 PM »
48 Hour Film Project - is an international film competition were filmmakers must make a short film - write, shoot, edit and score it—in just 48 hours. The 48 Hour Film Project is the world’s largest timed film competition, currently run in over 100 cities.

The competition will start on Friday, 23rd September 2011 and begin at 7pm, were participating teams are given a genre, a character, a prop, and a line of dialogue that they must work into their film. Teams are responsible for putting together a cast and crew, as well as securing equipment, locations, and costumes. They have only 48 hours to complete and hand in there 4 to 7 minute film on Sunday, 25th September 2011 by 7pm.

Public screenings will be held during the day at Riverside Theatres in Parramatta on the 9th October, followed by The Awards Night which will begin at 6pm. The Prize - for the winning short film and a member of the team from each city will be flown to USA to show there film to an international audience and compete at the world championships. The ten best films from the international championships will be screen at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival - Short Film Corner.

Register Now for the 48 Hour Film Project!

Friday, 23rd September 2011 (7pm) - Competition Starts
Sunday, 25th September 2011 by 7pm - Competition Ends, Finished films to be submitted
Sunday 9th October - Public screenings will be held during the day at Riverside Theatres in Parramatta followed by The Awards Night which will begin at 6pm.


Do you have what it takes to make one of the Best 48 Hour films of the year? Now in its eleventh year, the 48 Hour Film Project is the ultimate filmmaking challenge. Making a film isn't so hard, is it? Here's the catch—you've got to do it all (and we mean all) in just 48 hours! Teams are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis—so register early. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just getting started, this is the contest for you. It's easy to enter, just fill in the registration form.

First prize $8,000 and a trip to USA to screen your film at the international championships held in March 2012 at Taos Short Film Festival, New Mexico. Then the 14 best films from the championships will be shown at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival – Short Film Corner.