Friday, May 23, 2008

Filmmakers Wanted - Central Oregon Video Contest

(Bend, OR) Aspiring auteurs, home video fanatics, students and anyone else from Central Oregon who can pick up a camera, shoot a video and upload it to the website are invited to round one of the Filmmakers Wanted! Central Oregon Film Contest. There is no fee to enter, but the submission deadline is June 16.

Round One: Upload your favorite piece of video to the site to share with the community. The best 10 submissions selected by the Filmmakers Wanted judges (local film directors and producers) will be invited to Round Two.

Round Two: Top 10 filmmakers will be given a topic and six weeks to script, cast, shoot and edit a new film, which will be available for public viewing and voting on and Bend Broadband Video-On-Demand. Winners will be announced at a premeire screening in September.

Top vote-getters win a $200 Costco gift card for third place, a $500 Connecting Point Computers gift card for second place, and first place takes home a Sony HD Camera and a $200 Best Buy gift card.

The FilmmakersWanted Contest is sponsored by Bend Broadband, Blue Screen Video & Film, Pronto Print and yours truly.


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