168 HOUR FILM FESTIVAL
Here's news about yet another cool project being driven by an Act One alumn...
The 168 Hour Film Project is a competition where films are created during production week to premiere at the Film Festival. Based on a bible verse, each film gives opportunities for cast and crew. Signup at www.168project.com. Free Signup Seminar: All You need to know to enter. TUES. MARCH 22ND 7:30-9:30PM, 26 E Providencia Ave. Burbank. Featuring Producers of MAX, Best Short Film 2004.
168 Project Entry Deadline: Friday, April 8th. To enter, download forms from the website. www.168project.com email: firstname.lastname@example.org
818-557-8507, 818-557-0870 fax
The Website is now open and accepting registrations from filmmakers, cast and crew. This year, "168" will give genesis to potentially 100 films all themed on, "The Teachings of Jesus." ALL of them in will screen LAKE AVENUE CHURCH, capacity 4300. Lake's THE BRIDGE Entertainment Fellowship will also be a cornerstone in putting on the gala festival.
FILMMAKERS: REGISTER NOW TO BE FIRST IN LINE FOR DISCOUNTED EQUIPMENT RENTALS FROM OUR SPONSOR HOLLYWOOD STUDIO RENTALS
NEW WEBSITE FEATURES: Sort on cast and crew positions to search for candidates to round out your team. PAY ONLINE. BUY TICKETS ONLINE. DONATE ONLINE. DVDs Available online.
STREAMING VIDEO: See video on the web. A 5-minute clip shows some of the best of 168. And oh, the promos. Is that John Wayne?
RALPH WINTER, HUDSON HICKMAN and GARY HALL ON JURY PANEL
Once again Ralph Winter (Producer: X-Men Series) will serve on the 168 final judging committee which screens the award winners in 14 categories of technical and artistic merit. Gary Hall, VP of Post Production at Fox TV returns, and Hudson Hickman, Senior VP of Television Production at MGM joins the team.
PRODUCTION WORKSHOP Sat. April 9th
Sat. April 9th 9am-3pm $40 ($55 After April 5th) Lake Avenue Church
Includes general and break-out sessions covering aspects of producing/production management, directing, writing, acting for camera, cinematography, sound design, and editing by industry professionals. With: Hudson Hickman, Senior VP of Television Production at MGM, Greg Michael, Second Unit Director VAN HELSING, THE SCORPION KING, Bobby Garabedian Director of Academy Nominated short film, MOST, Korey Pollard, Wes Llewellyn and more.
Team ITALIA will be coming straight from Milan to make a 168 film. They caught 168 fever when Team O'Keeffe took Max to Milan and walked with the 1st prize hardware.
168 is looking for housing for them. Seven adults. No stairs would be a plus. A house with a kitchen at a cheap rate is their desire. Dates: 11th April 11th to May 1st. Please help us show our international friends some American Hospitality. email@example.com
168 Hour Film Project Schedule:
Events to be held at Lake Avenue Church, 393 North Lake Avenue, Pasadena CA 91101
Wed. April 6th 7pm-10:00pm Producer's Mixer - Come meet potential crew members.
Sat. April 9th (Sign-in 7:30am) 8am-3pm 168 Production Workshops-See Website.
Tues. April 12th 6pm-9pm Assignment of Verse, Pre-production week starts.
Sat. April 16th 8am-3pm Casting Session - Hundreds of Actors to choose from.
Tues. April 19th 8:00pm Start of Production Week - 168 hours = 7 days
Tues. April 26th: 8pm Deadline! Final Projects due by 8pm sharp!
Fri. May 13th Festival Screening (Times to be announced)
Sat. May 14th Festival Screening/Awards 9am-11pm, Reception 11:00pm