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Creative competition for City Arts – 2011 promotional trailers for 2011 SIFF Film Festival Are you an aspiring filmmaker who dreams of showing at SIFF? Here’s your chance. City Arts challenges you, the filmmaking community, to use your ...

Creative competition for City Arts – 2011 promotional trailers for 2011 SIFF Film Festival

 

Are you an aspiring filmmaker who dreams of showing at SIFF? Here’s your chance. City Arts challenges you, the filmmaking community, to use your creativity, talent, and skills to create a 30 second short film to promote City Arts on screen during the 2011 SIFF Film Festival. You choose the medium – claymation, pencil drawing, animation, flip camera, 16mm, whatever- we choose the “winners” based on impact, staying power, overall impression, hilarity and quality.

 

Film Criteria: Film must be 30 seconds in length. Film must include a recent City Arts magazine, the url:  www.cityartsonline.com , the City Arts logo and the word “FREE”. Preference will be given to films that communicate and interpret the editorial voice of the magazine most effectively. Any submitted film may not be posted online until May 19, 2011, or will be disqualified from the competition.

 

Project Brief: Three selected City Arts trailers will screen throughout the 37th annual SIFF Film Festival (May 19-June 12, 2011) at over 500 screenings and be viewed by 160,000 attendees of the festival.

 

Specs: HD, 1920 x 1080/23.98PsF, ProResHQ. Film must be delivered on DVD-R to City Arts by May 2, 2011. City Arts will be responsible for delivery to processing facility.

 

Prize: In addition to showing at 2011 SIFF festival, selected filmmakers will also receive passes to SIFF 2011 opening night screening.

Filmmaker must not break any laws during the production of the trailer. City Arts will not be held liable to anyone involved in the creating of any of these films before, during, or after production. Entries will not be returned. Filmmaker must obtain right of use for any music included in their film.

 

2010’s trailers are courtesy of students of Cornish College of the Arts Design Department and can be viewed here: http://www.cityartsonline.com/multimedia/video/siff-cornish-trailer

 

Questions? Please contact Deborah Greer @ deborahg@cityartsmagazine.com

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