Are you a professional but has always wanted to just let loose on a fun weekend project? Never made a movie, but always wanted to try? All the reason to compete in artsScene’s second annual 48 Hour Film Competition – the ultimate filmmaking challenge!
From August 23-25, registered teams will hit the streets to create a 5-8 minute short film in only 48 hours. Each team will have to write, shoot, edit and deliver a movie over the course of one weekend.
Films will be screened on September 5 at Empire Theatres, Park Lane and prizing will be awarded in the following categories:
- Best Director: $500 equipment rental from William F. Whites International Inc.
- Best Use of Items: $500 equipment rental from William F. Whites International Inc.
- Best Overall Film: 1 Viral Van voucher valued for a 2 day rental from William F. Whites International Inc.
Marc Almon, Producer: Marc is a producer based in Halifax, Canada. He developed and produced the award-winning feature film BLACKBIRD, written & directed by Jason Buxton and starring Connor Jessup (FALLING SKIES) and Alexia Fast (JACK REACHER). Learn More about Marc.
Marc Savoie, President, PostMan Post-Production Studio: As a leader in post-production, Marc is a hands-on owner, who sets the tone for outstanding quality throughout the company. Marc’s Film and television credits include: As Colorist: Call Me Fitz, Seed, Le Divan du monde, Blue Seduction, American Sunset, The Phantoms Learn More about Marc.
Lisa Rose Snow, Director, Writer, Producer: Lisa is a director/writer/producer from Halifax, Nova Scotia who began her career as a playwright. Snow was accepted into AFCOOP’s FILM 5 program as a writer/director with her script ‘Two Penny Road Kill’ which filmed in April 2013 and will be playing at the AFF in the Atlantic Shorts Gala this year. Learn More about Lisa.
Mark Palermo: Mark is a local writer and filmmaker.His feature screenplay Detention (co-authored with its director, music video veteran Joseph Kahn) was independently produced, and then distributed theatrically by Sony Pictures in 2012. Additionally, Palermo writes television commercial and music video treatments. Learn More about Mark.
Registration Forms & Information
48 Hour Film Competition Registration Form
48 Hour Film Competition Rules
48 Hour Film Competition Step-by-Step Guide
If you’d like more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 48 Hour Film competition is generously sponsored by: William F. Whites International Inc., Empire Theatres, The PostMan Post-Production Studio, and Atlantic Film Co-Op