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Adelaide Festival Centre’s GreenRoom and the Media Resource Centre invite emerging film makers aged 16 – 30 to enter a new short film competition.
Included as part of the Adelaide Festival Centre’s OzAsia Festival, this year’s GreenRoom Short Film Competition presents you with a theme of ‘Guru’, which ties in with Oz Asia’s Indian focus.
Cash and prizes will be awarded to the three best films entered along with a People’s Choice Award.
Up to 12 finalists will be screened as part of the GreenRoom Short Film Competition as part of the Oz Asia Film Festival at Mercury Cinema on Tuesday 18 September 2012.
What do you think of when you hear ‘guru’?
Your favourite teacher? Indian takeaway? Aging Australian entertainment reporters with an akubra fetish?
Take it and make it yours!!
Your ‘guru’ themed film should be no longer than 5 minutes and be delivered on DVD (in 16:9 format) and as a MPEG2 file for screening.
Judging criteria for all films will be based on
- Creativity of cinematic expression
- Effective communication of this year’s theme ‘GURU’
- Originality of story line or interpretation
- Potential for audience engagement
- Quality of production values
1st Prize: $1000 courtesy of ANZ + Canon 5D Mark II DSLR camera
2nd Prize: $1500 free equipment hire courtesy of Media Resource Centre
3rd Prize: $1000 free equipment hire courtesy of Media Resource Centre and 2 × 2013 Cinematheque Passes courtesy of Mercury Cinema
People’s Choice: $500 Cash Prize
WORKSHOPS AND FILM GEAR AVAILABLE
The AFTC and MRC will be running 2 evening workshops in the lead up to the short film competition.
These workshops will guide potential applicants through the creative and practical skills of making a short film for entry into the competition.
This year, the two workshops will cover:
- Dramatic Storytelling for the Screen
Speaker: Shane McNeil
When: Wed June 27th, 6.00pm-8.30pm
Where: Iris Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide
- Honing your DSLR camera skills
Speaker: Miles Rowland
When: Wed July 4th, 6.00pm-9.00pm
Where: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide
These workshops are designed to help GreenRoom applicants develop the strongest dramatic idea to make the best film, using the best gear.
By registering yourself for this year’s film competition you will be entitled to enrol in these free workshops.
Applicants will also be able to take advantage of free film equipment hire from the MRC (subject to dates and availability) in the lead up to submitting your film by 31 August.
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants who wish to access DSLR equipment to enter MUST be a MRC member and be registered for the DSLR workshop.
If you aren’t already an MRC member you can become one here
1 June: Registrations open
27 June: Free Dramatic Storytelling workshop
4 July: Free DSLR camera workshop
31 August: Final date to submit films
18 September: Guru: GreenRoom Short Film Competition
Screening at Mercury Cinema
HOW DO I REGISTER?
Registering yourself to make a short film as part of GreenRoom Short Film Competition is simple.
You follow these steps:
2) Enter your name, email and phone number into the blank fields
The GreenRoom will then be in contact with you to discuss all further details.
If you require more information about the Guru GreenRoom Short Film Competition please contact:
Sam Wright GreenRoom Coordinator