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Join The 48 Hr Film Challenge! April 11, 2012

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Join the 48 Hr Film Challenge!
CaribbeanTales is partnering with Flyin Monkey Films to present this Caribbean-wide Film Challenge.
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:
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.
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) 

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