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Winter Film Awards presents …

2nd Annual 48-Hour Film Challenge

What can YOU do in just 48 hours?

WINTER FILM AWARDS challenges you to create a short film from start to finish in just a single weekend in an exciting and fast-paced environment with crazy rules that make for an awesome and sleep-deprived team experience!

The 2013 WFA 48-Hour Film Challenge gets under way on Friday December 6 at 8pm. A representative from each team must come to our offices at 12 DesBrosses Street, New York NY 10013 between 8pm and midnight to register. Teams will be provided with a Film Genre, Tag-Line and Prop which must be used in a 4-7-minute film to be completed by Sunday December 8 at 8pm. Entries may be shot either via traditional filmmaking equipment or teams can do the whole thing on smartphones. There is no fee to participate in the challenge, but teams must pre-register http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5665455530?ref=ebtnebregn

On Saturday December 14, the best entries will be screened, followed by an Award Ceremony, awesome prizes and networking party. Over $7k in prizes will be awarded for BEST PICTURE and FAN FAVORITE. Awesome prizes generously provided by

B&H Photo ,
Ride of Fame ,
Indie Flix,
Zacuto ,
Jungle Software,
West Side Rifle & Pistol Range , NY Action
Actors Academy , Indoor Extreme
Sports , Pole Position
DSC Labs and
Trapeze School NY!
Winning films will be screened at the 2014 Winter Film Awards Independent
Film Festival and on our National Sponsor’s website!

For challenge rules, registration details, participating sponsors, prizes and more, please visit us at http://winterfilmawards.com/

WINTER FILM AWARDS mission is to recognize excellence and diversity in cinema and to promote learning and expression for all artists at all stages of their careers. We celebrate the cultural mixture that is New York City, showcasing emerging filmmakers from every age, ethnic, racial, religious, cultural, political and geographic perspective. The 48-Hour Challenge format gives filmmakers a chance to work closely with a team and to intensely focus while just going out and doing it!