72 Second Film Fest celebrates stories in their most economical. Each film must be exactly 72 Seconds long, and made around a monthly theme. Selected entries* will play before Movie Night on Carroll Creek in Frederick, MD from June-October 2016 in front a large audience.
We’re looking for narratives, documentaries, and experimental films not vlogs.
Rules: All Films must 1) fit the monthly theme 2) be exactly 72 seconds 3) have no more than 3 seconds of (optional) credits/logo combined 4) be G, PG or PG-13 equivalent.
Free to enter. Free to vote.
New Contest every month SEPTEMBER THEME: GHOSTS.
Make a 72 second film around the theme “GHOSTS” to coincide with the screening of BEETLEJUICE in OCTOBER. Do not “remake” or do a sequel to BEETLEJUICE, or use characters from BEETLEJUICE etc. Use the theme “GHOSTS”, any which way to make an original piece, but stick to the Official Rules. New theme each month.
Movie Due 9.30.16 by 11:59pm EST.
Entries will begin posting online on 9.15.16.
*Entries selected from a combination of audience faves voted on this website, and Downtown Frederick Partnership.
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