The challenge is on! During the weekend of April 8th to 11th, filmmakers that sign up for the Rain City Film Noir 72 Hour Film Challenge will be shooting and editing their 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 for $150 per team. All teams must register by April 7th. 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.
Screening & Awards Show
Where: Rio Theatre (1660 E Broadway, Vancouver)
When: Sunday, April 17th at 1:00pm (doors) show starts at 2:00pm with a screening of previous festival’s award winning film noir shorts. Then a break before the new film noir shorts for this year. This will be followed by one last break then the awards show that will end by 5:30pm.
I have a pair of tickets to give away to the screening & awards event on April 17th. Here’s how you can enter to win:
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- Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. For more information, follow Films Talk Society on Twitter and Facebook.
Update The winner is Jay!