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Director: Wolfgang Bodison
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Registration is Now Open!
Registration will remain open until the start of the competition, or until all 20 slots are filled.
HOUR FILM FESTIVAL
PART 1 - REGISTRATION
Registration opens -
, June 11
(Reservations made before 12noon will not be processed.)
Registration Fee = $21 / team
Designate one person (Team Contact Member) to register the team and serve as point of contact. There is no limit to the number of participants in each Production Team.
All cast members acting in the films MUST BE CURRENT Playhouse West members in the acting technique classes. (Cast members DO NOT need to be in the same class together.)
The production crews may consist of former Playhouse members and individuals outside of Playhouse West.
will be return-emailed to each registrant.
The entry fee must be paid by credit/debit card via PayPal (no PayPal account needed)
within 24 hours
of the Payment Request; to reserve a spot for your team.
There will be NO REFUNDS - no exceptions - for Production Teams who withdraw from the competition, for any reason, prior to the start of the competition.
Once the competition begins, each team will be required to read and sign the Official Rules Agreement which outlines the festival rules each Production Team must follow thereafter.
A meeting will be held on
Thursday, June 21 at 3pm
, during which the Production Teams will receive a log-line idea that must be represented in the storytelling of their films.
The Team Contact Member must sign the Official Rules Agreement.
At 4pm, the teams will be released from the meeting and will then have 120 hours to write, cast, shoot and edit their 5-minute short film.
The completed films must be submitted by
, June 26.
Films submitted after 4pm will not be accepted.
PART 3 - SCREENING
Eligible films will be screened on Saturday, June 30 - 8pm at Playhouse West - Magnolia 1 (10634 Magnolia Bl.)
Following the screening, a Competition Committee will present awards for Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Short Film.
The Best Short Film winner will be automatically screened at the Playhouse West Film Festival - March 2019.
REGISTER YOUR TEAM!
Only one person from each team needs to register and serve as point of contact - Team Contact Member. You
need to have all of your team members in place to register.
You will receive an email requesting payment via PayPal (you do not need a PayPal account).
Once you receive the email, you will have 24 hours to pay the entry fee to secure a spot for your team!
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This is only to designate the teams for now - it can be changed at a later date if needed.
Acting is living truthfully under imaginary circumstances"
~ Sanford Meisner
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