I won my first Film Festival

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by Aprox, Apr 7, 2008.

  1. Aprox

    Aprox Moderator Political User

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    I have been making indie low budget films for a few years now, slowly getting better and better and making new friends. That last two years I have competed in whats known as the "48 hour film festival" Basically you draw a genre and get a piece of paper that tells you three things that have to be in your movie and you have 48 hours to complete a 6 - 8 minute short.

    Our entry last year was... not to great. It had elements that I loved, the story was solid but the execution was terrible for various reasons. This year however, we had a great team and an awesome story. Long story short, we won this year!

    It feels amazing to finally win something for all the hard work that has been put out. Our film is now going to be entered in the Los Angeles Film Festival too.

    :):):):)
     
  2. Grandmaster

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    Dude... ****ing sweet!

    How would we be able to watch it?
     
  3. Dark Atheist

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    pr0n film festival :p
     
  4. Evil Marge

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    Oh bravo, well done to you and the team :D
     
  5. BouncingSoul

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    Youtube that shizznit!
     
  6. tdinc

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    Well done Aprox! lets have a looksee....
     
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    congratulations and on the modship too.
     
  8. Aprox

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    Thank you all, I appreciate it!

    I'm still waiting for it to be put up on youtube. I personally do not have the final cut on hand, otherwise I would do it myself. As soon as its available I'll be sure to post it here for you guys to see.

    The genre we pulled was mystery, and funny story we actually did the whole thing in less than 36 hours because wasted the first 8 or so arguing over ideas and what direction we wanted to go. Another lesson learned, limit the creative group to as little people as possible. :p
     
  9. Perris Calderon

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    nice, can't wait to see it
     
  10. Dark Atheist

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    bet its scooby doo
     
  11. Aprox

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    You got me.... :)
     
  12. Sazar

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    This thread is useless without videos.
     
  13. madmatt

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    Great jorb!
     
  14. Jewelzz

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    Well done Aprox!
     
  15. kcnychief

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    Congrats Aprox, can't wait to see it :)
     
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    Scooby gets the munchies and the pizza gets ordered, the pizza girl rings the doorbell.............



    GO.
     
  17. epk

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    hey.. cool man!

    thats really amazing
     
  18. Taurus

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    i saw something about that 48-hour film competition on tv a week or two ago. that's cool you were one of the competitors. congrats on the win and i can't wait to see it. what genre did you pull?
     
  19. Aprox

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    Thanks! We pulled the Mystery Genre this year, last year we pulled medical which was very difficult without a hospital or similar location to shoot at. It wasn't really possible to get one at such short notice, especially considering most shooting is done at 2, 3 or 4 in the morning. :D
     
  20. Dark Atheist

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    a good director/producer would have inadvertently caused one of the crew to have an accident ;) off to the hospital you go - you got your location :p