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New York, NY, United States, 2006/01/24 - The Bogen Imaging Film and Video Shorts 2006 contest minisite is now in full swing with new sections and new short film entries showcased online. The contest is open to all filmmakers in the US and internationally.
The Bogen Imaging Film and Video Shorts 2006 contest minisite is now in full swing with new sections and new short film entries showcased online. The contest is open to all filmmakers in the US and internationally. There is no entry fee. The contest welcomes all genres and multiple submissions.
All entries must be five minutes or less, and all entries must be 85 megabytes in file size or less. Films over five minutes and over 85 megabytes will not be accepted. The deadline is February 28, 2006, 5:00 PM EST. All accepted works will be showcased online.
The first prize is $9,136 worth of HD equipment.
The second prize is $4,740 worth of HD equipment.
The third prize is $3,174 worth of HD equipment.
All equipment is from Bogen Imaging, Inc.
The Bogen Imaging Film and Video Shorts 2006 contest continues to invite and encourage all independent film and video makers of all levels.
8 Reasons You Should Submit Your Short!
• Gain more visibility and experience in the industry.
• Have your work showcased online and viewed by industry professionals.
• Have your work shown at future film screenings and tradeshows.
• Celebrate, support, and challenge indie film styles and the short film medium.
• Gain future opportunities for career advancement.
• Explore, share, and understand ideas and new technologies.
• Connect with other independent filmmakers and professionals.
• Enter for FREE for a chance to win New HD Equipment from Bogen Imaging, Inc. for your projects!
The current film entries featured include the following works.
ABANDONED is a short film directed by Tim Brice and starring Halit Dogane Ercan. The synopsis, as written by Brice: "The magical period between waking and sleeping evokes sounds and images which unsettle the conscious with past events - and those yet to be. Walter ascends a stairwell with great gusto only to find himself slowly depleted of all strength. By the end, he is left with only the ability to open his eyes, awaken, and live again."
BAKING LOVE, directed and produced by James Norman, is a Swedish film with English subtitles about a night watchman who is seduced by the image of his dreams and obsessions. The silent comedy stars Lars Mellfors.
BROTHERS is a short narrative/drama directed by Konrad Winters. The film runs just under five minutes and stars Reshaun Jones, Marc Thompson, and Everett Clarkson III. Credits include cinematography by Jennibeth Gomez, music by Dennis Latina, production design by Angela Winters, and editing by Jobert Atienza. The story sets on a farm in southern Virginia and tells a tale of plantation life in the summer of 1865.
LOST SPRINGS is an experimental music video written and directed by Nick Zynda and co-written by Jacob Angelo. The short stars Zynda and Angelo with music by Greg Hale Jones.
MUTANT FACTORY is an experimental animation running one minute and forty-nine seconds. The short is animated and directed by Ted Voltolina with photography and special effects by Jeff Jenkins and editing and sound by Brian Lonano.