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911 Media Arts Center Short Film Contest!

Do you make movies? Do you like music? Do you want to make a movie about music? Do you want to win fabulous prizes and acclaim for your efforts? ON SCREEN, the 911 Media Arts Center magazine is holding a short film contest in conjunction with its Fall 2007 "Music In Film" issue. The grand prize winning film will be screened at the 2008 Seattle International Film Festival; second and third place winners will receive prize packages including production time at 911, broadcasting on the Seattle Channel, and a variety of goodies from various sponsors.Here are the rules: All films must include original music, feature at least one musician character, and reflect the contest's theme--"communication breakdown." They must be shot in lovely Washington State and be no longer than SEVEN minutes in length (including credits). No music videos are allowed. Judging this contest are such Seattle indie film luminaries as Carl Spence (from SIFF), Virginia Bogert (from Women in Film), Warren Etheredge (of the wonderful Warren Report), John Sinno (from Typecast Films, producer of Iraq in Fragments), Andy Spletzer (from Film.com) and Misha Neininger (from 911 Media Arts Center). The deadline is NOVEMBER 2, 2007. All the films will be screened at a special program at the SIFF Cinema on Saturday, December 1st, and the winners will be announced after the show. A downloadable application form and all the details are available HERE. Now go forth and start making some musical movies!

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