Microcinema Festival Contest

Thursday, June 04, 2009 jeffrey siy 0 Comments

The search for fresh filmmakers that have unique approaches to filmmaking is on with Microcinema Festival Contest. Submit your 180 seconds (3 mins) original films and you might get a shot at winning some pretty hefty CASH prizes as well as a chance to pitch your film to Regal Entertainment, Inc. and Roadrunner Films. Choose from the any or all of the 3 categories: Narrative, Experimental, Documentary. Who knows, you might just be the next Brillante Mendoza to bag another Cannes

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Contest Requirements:
  • Open to Filipinos worldwide
Contest Mechanics:
  1. Categories
    • Narrative - communicate a story through an inventive, imaginative fusion of form and content.
    • Experimental - unconventional, idiosyncratic, and forward thinking approaches to Cinema as an evolving Art form.
    • Documentary - factually accurate concerning the portrayal of people, places, and events.
  2. Download the entry form
  3. Adhere to the Video Guidelines
    • No more than 180 seconds in length
    • Compressed in H.264 (less than 200MB)
  4. Fax your complete entry forms to (632) 638‐2739 or scan and e‐mail them to submissions@180cinema.net
  5. Send FDCP a link to the uploaded compressed file via Sendspace, Yousendit, or other large file‐sending sites to submissions@180cinema.net
  6. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period:


Contest Prize:

  • Grand Prize
    • 1st Place winners of each category and Jury Prize winners have a chance to pitch their film to Regal Entertainment, Inc. and Roadrunner Films for a full-length development deal
    • Regal and Roadrunner will choose one winner per category
  • Narrative
    • 1st Place* - Php 30,000
    • 2nd Place* - Php 20,000
    • 3rd Place* - Php 10,000
    • Jury Prize - Php 30,000
  • Experimental
    • 1st Place* - Php 30,000
    • 2nd Place* - Php 20,000
    • 3rd Place* - Php 10,000
    • Jury Prize - Php 30,000
  • Documentary
    • 1st Place* - Php 30,000
    • 2nd Place* - Php 20,000
    • 3rd Place* - Php 10,000
    • Jury Prize - Php 30,000
*First, Second, and Third Place winners are based on Audience Choice/Popular Vote


Upside:
  • FREE to do
  • Online submission
  • Multiple submissions allowed (one entry per category)
  • No more than 180 seconds in length
Downside:
  • None
For more information, log on to 180cinema.net or e‐mail info@180cinema.net

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