Are you a writer / director / producer / animator / creative?
Are you looking for AN OPPORTUNITY to show the world
what you’re made of?
Then read on!
Frightfest, Horror Channel and Movie Mogul CHALLENGE YOU
to make a short horror film following 6 killer restraints.
This challenge is open to ANYONE in the UK over the age of 18. THE BEST 6 FILMS as selected by Frightfest, Movie Mogul and Horror Channel, will be broadcast on the Horror Channel in the run up to Frightfest (August 2013), where they will be screened at Leicester Square before their discerning audience.
The winning film will receive £6,666 cash, great publicity, and the opportunity to develop a horror short or feature film idea under mentorship from Movie Mogul, for a possible 2014 production.
“E’en hell hath its peculiar laws..” ~ Faust
We believe that restrictions really FOCUS CREATIVE THINKING, and we’re looking to be entertained in a BIG way. So we’ve laid down SIX killer restraints for you to follow…
1 Choose a title from the following 6 options:
– SWEET 6TEEN
– 6 SHOOTER
– 6th SENSE
– 6 SECONDS TO DIE
– 6 DEGREES OF (LIMB) SEPARATION
– 6 FEET UNDER
2 Maximum run time – 6x 30 seconds (That’s 3 minutes!)
3 Maximum lines of dialogue – 6
4 Maximum hours of shooting time – 6
5 Maximum budget – £666
6 Maximum cast – 6, and maximum crew members – 6 (including post)
Upload your completed short film to YouTube and email the LINK to:
Entries no later than 6pm on 6th June 2013.
- You must live in the UK and be 18 years or older to enter
- Films can be live action or animation
- All MUSIC & RIGHTS CLEARANCES must be in place, and this must be your own, original work which does not infringe the rights of ANY THIRD PARTY
- Selected films agree to grant ALL RIGHTS in ALL MEDIA to Movie Mogul for broadcast, screening and publicity purposes
- You must READ and AGREE to our FULL T&C’s here
- You must supply a one page BUDGET TOP SHEET with your submission, detailing expenditure
- Selection decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into
TECHNICAL SPECS FOR UPLOAD
- Video Codec: h.264
- File extension: .mp4 or .mov
- Frame rate: 25fps
- Resolution: 1024 x 576 (SD), 1280 x 720 (HD), 1920 x 1080 (HD)
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Pixel Aspect Ratio: 1.0 (Square Pixels)
- - Video Format: ’PAL’
- - Audio Sample Rate: 48kHz (ie – 48,000 Hz)