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Film Contest: The Accident – Closes October 5

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FILMTAKA.com has a new film contest that is closing soon. But it’s not too late so get your creative juices and check the information below… According to their website:.


Periodic Competition #8 

August 21st, 2018 to October 5th, 2018

  • Submit your original Short and you may win a cash prize along with the opportunity to enter Filmaka’s Final Competition.
  • Filmaka’s jury will view and vote on up to 13 finalists.
  • Three winners will be selected and awarded prizes.


Details about the competition: 

  • Submit an original 3-5 min Short that explores the theme: THE ACCIDENT..
  • Genre is not a barrier; you are free to come up with any idea that has to do with the theme/topic.
  • Your story should be compelling so unleash your creativity and let loose your innovative skills.
  • The competition begins August 21st, 2018 and ends on October 5th, 2018.

Your entries are chosen as follows: 

  • Up to 6 Shorts are selected by Members who submitted Shorts in this competition.
  • Up to 2 Shorts are selected by non-competing Members.
  • Up to 2 Shorts are selected by Registered Users.
  • Up to 3 Shorts are selected by Filmaka executives.

Out of these (up to) 13 Shorts, the jury will select the top three winners who will receive cash prizes listed below. In addition, the winners are given the ultimate opportunity to enter Filmaka’s Final Competition. 

First place prize: $2500

Second place prize: $1500

Third place prize: $750

All films will go live together as per the Calendar dates, But the films uploaded early will get the top slot in the grid and thus get better views and votes. 

THE ENTRY PERIOD BEGINS AT 12:00:01 AM PACIFIC STANDARD DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME (“PST”) on Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 And Ends At 11:50:50PM PST on Friday, October 5th, 2018. 

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. The competition is only open to individuals who are at least 18 years of age and are members of Filmaka. Employees (and their immediate families and household members) of Filmaka, any entities responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the competition or supplying the prizes, or any of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliated and successor companies, are not eligible to enter the competition or win a prize. For complete Competition Terms and Conditions, please go to COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS. 

Filmaka is a digital platform for aspiring filmmakers to showcase their talents, compete for opportunities and build their careers. The platform is an alternative for talent who don’t have access to the film industry through traditional avenues. Films that are submitted by Filmaka members to a Filmaka competition are seen, judged and selected by a jury of top tier professionals in the entertainment industry and by fellow Filmaka members. At Filmaka, aspiring filmmakers from across the world can connect, collaborate, and compete for a wide range of professional opportunities.

Photo courtesy of crew member, Joseph Tova. You can find him on instagram: www.instagram.com/josephtova


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