48 Hour Film Project in Kenya

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Dream to Screen in Only 48Hours – The 48Hour Film Project

The 48 Hour Film Project is a wild and sleepless weekend in which teams of filmmakers and aspiring filmmakers have a blast making a movie. All writing, shooting, editing and scoring must be completed in just 48 hours.

In 2013 the 48HFP will visit more than 120 cities where more than 60,000 people will make short films. The Project has truly spread to the four corners of the globe as filmmakers from Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas will compete to see who can make the best short film in a weekend.

On Friday the 29th of November, participating teams will gather at The Michael Joseph Center (HQ2 Waiyaki Way, Westlands) where they will be given a genre, a character, a prop, and a line of dialogue they MUST work into their film. Films submitted even 1-minute late on 1st December 2013 will be disqualified.

All films made during the 48Hour Film Project this month in Nairobi, Kenya will premier on the big screen to the open public at Century Cinemax. Junction.

PRIZE FOR THE WINNING FILM:

·       The Director of the winning film will receive screenwriting software.

·       The top 3 films will be premiered on Shorts TV both locally and internationally: www.shorts.tv

·       The Best Film from Nairobi will be awarded a trophy and screened at the 48 Hour Film Project Filmapalooza in 2014.  (The 48Hour film Project’s annual awards ceremony)

·       The top 12 films globally will screen at the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner.

The teams already shot and submitted their films which are currently being mastered. The following is what’s happening next:

Premiere Screenings
Date: Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th December 2013
Time: 10:30 & 7pm
Venue: Century Cinemax – The Junction
Price
Morning Shows: 150/=
Evening Shows: 300/=
Sold ONLY in Advance:
MPESA: 0705 951 981
to Carol Kioko, City Producer
*Include 20/= withdrawal fee.
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Awards Ceremony
Date: 13th December 2013
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: The Michael Joseph Center, HQ2 Wiyaki Way, Westlands