No camera? No music? No problem! Today sees the launch of a short film contest run by Filmsupply and Musicbed. Simply download the stock footage and sound from their libraries to your heart’s content, and create a piece under 60 seconds for the chance to win $100,000 worth of prizes!
Starting today at 10 AM ET, Filmsupply and Musicbed invite you to enter their short movie challenge. To begin, simply register at Filmsupplychallenge.com to download their starter pack, which contains important information and guidelines for the contest.
You can use any of the material in the Filmsupply and Musicbed libraries free of charge, provided you only use them for the contest entry and nothing else. Entries should be under a minute, and will compete in the categories of Best Ad Spec, Best Title Sequence and Best Trailer. There will also be winners for the overall Best Sound Design, Best VFX, Best Colour and Best Edit.
The judging panel in charge of deciding the winning entries will be made up of renowned figures in the filmmaking industry, including big names like Philip Bloom, Shane Hurlbut and Vimeo Head of Curation Jordan McGarry.
Prizes include $100,000 worth of goodies from the likes of Rode Microphones and LensProToGo, but also DaVinci Resolve Studio and a 12-month free subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud. Moreover, the winners of the three Category Awards will receive some cool experience prizes:
Best Ad Spec winner will get a full-paid trip to Fort Worth, Texas, for an on-set experience of filming a Musicbed recording session.
Winner of the Best Title Sequence will get a full-paid trip to Austin, Texas, and an access all areas pass to SXSW.
And the winner of Best Trailer will spend an instructional on-set day with Shane Hurlbut.
Filmsupply and Musicbed are some of the largest media licensing sites out there, with enormous libraries of incredibly well-curated content. They both host material that adheres to the highest technical and artistic quality, making this contest one where your creativity really is the only limitation.
You can start downloading and get your film started today, with a call for entries as of today until 28th of June. Make sure to head over to the Filmsupply Challenge site for more details!
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