Sundance Ignite Short Film Challenge

Now Accepting Submissions for Sundance Ignite Short Film Challenge. Emerging artists ages 18 to 24 compete to win a year of professional and creative development, mentorship, all-expenses-paid trip to the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

Seeking the next generation of emerging filmmakers, Sundance Institute and Adobe Project 1324 opened the Sundance Ignite Short Film Challenge. Fifteen winners will be selected from narrative and documentary short film submissions to win a career-launching opportunity.

More info at sundanceignite2018.com. Deadline is September 26.

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Student Shorts at Duluth Superior Film Fest on June 4, 2016

UMD Student films, along with other videos by Emerging Filmmaker Project Duluth workshops will be featured this year at Duluth Superior Film Fest on June 4th at Zinema 2 in downtown Duluth.
Please put this date on your calendar and plan to attend!

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The Duluth Superior Film Festival (DSFF) is an ambitious and innovative event that delivers film, music and art to the Twin Ports region. In its short history, DSFF has developed an exemplary reputation for presenting a distinctively imaginative and diverse line-up of international, American independent and regional films. Over 5 days this June 1-5, 2016 the festival will present an exciting slate of films, bring popular music acts, host many visiting filmmakers to introduce and discuss their works, and include an array of events, panels, discussions, and parties.
http://ds-ff.com/

Don’t miss the screening of  Emerging Filmmakers Project Duluth Showcase at Duluth Superior Film Fest on June 4, 2016!

Emerging Filmmakers Project Duluth Showcase

From experimental animation to live action shorts, Emerging Filmmakers Project Duluth Showcase features original videos by area middle school, high school, and university students who participated in workshops and classes at University of Minnesota Duluth over the past year. In collaboration with local arts educators and regional film organizations, Emerging Filmmakers Project Duluth aims to help beginning filmmakers gain skills and confidence creating with moving media. EFPD workshops were funded through an Academic Affairs Public Engagement Grant with additional support from the Department of Art & Design, School of Fine Arts, Fine Arts Academy, and Motion and Media Across Disciplines Lab at UMD.

 

The Underground / Short Shorts Film Festival

https://filmfreeway.com/festival/11thAnnualShortShortsFilmFestival

The Duluth Playhouse presents the 11th annual Short Shorts Film Festival at The Underground theater in Duluth, Minnesota on February 27, 2016. It it is Northern Minnesota’s only Short Film Festival . The Festival is open to professional and amateur filmmakers from all over the world, and in all genres. A panel of judges will select the top 15 finalists, and a live audience will pick the top three winners at the event, who will receive cash prizes. Need not be present to win.

Awards & Prizes

First Place: $300.00
Second Place: $200.00
Third Place: $100.00

Rules & Terms

CONTEST RULES:
11th Annual Short Shorts Film Festival Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 7pm CST
DEADLINE TO ENTER: Friday, February 19, 2016 at 4:30pm

Film duration must be five minutes or less… https://filmfreeway.com/festival/11thAnnualShortShortsFilmFestival

2015 Sundance Short Film Challenge

Attention aspiring filmmakers:
Here’s a chance to make a short film about people overcoming poverty.

5 entries will be featured at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival: http://b-gat.es/1gfJ29x

Create a unique, compelling, and personal Short Film that explores an empowering person or an optimistic story about individuals and communities who are overcoming poverty and hunger, combatting disease, or improving health.Your Short Film can be narrative fiction or documentary, imaginative, unorthodox, daring or simple — the style and structure are completely up to you but you must touch on economic inequalities.