Sign Up for the Rain City Film Noir Challenge

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Are you a Vancouver filmmaker looking for a challenge? Sign up by April 7th for the Rain City Film Noir 72 Hour Film Challenge. Then, gather your cast and crew for the weekend of April 8th to 11th where you will have 72 hours to write, shoot and edit your own Rain City story, competing for cash and industry prizes.


Rain City Film Noir 72 Hour Film Challenge

Rain City Film Noir is a collection of short films chronicling the detectives and femme fatales who cause trouble and solve crimes in a cinematic setting hosted by Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.

All scripts must be written and all footage shot within the 72 hour time frame. Each team must incorporate the Inspiration Package provided at the start of the challenge (Common Thread and Character Profile). Also each team must bring a Prop ($20 or less) to be exchanged and used by another team.

Prizes to be awarded:
$1000 Cash for Best Picture
$500 Cash for Best Director, sponsored by the Directors Guild of Canada BC
In-kind industry packages for Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Female & Male Actor

To register your team contact Ryan or Laura at [email protected]. Register by April 1st for $150 per team. All teams must register by April 7th. Each team registration includes 4 tickets to both the screening and the awards show.

Team union actors who are members of UBCP must register with Films Talk Entertainment and UBCP no later than April 1st to be covered by Accident on Set insurance to meet industry safety standards.

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