Talkhouse, in collaboration with Elevated Films Chicago, has announced The Without Precedent Film Festival–the first-ever completely coronavirus-friendly film competition and festival. This remote film festival will stream entirely online, and the winning films will be announced and premiere Saturday, April 11th on Talkhouse’s website.
The competition calls for filmmakers at all skill levels to create a short film in 48 hours, and 90 percent of the film must shot in your home. Participants can either work solo or in groups of two to three adults (if they live with you). Submissions must incorporate a “mystery element” that is emailed to entrants at the start of the competition.
Entry into the competition is $10, and all proceeds will go to the Cinema Worker Solidarity Fund and Rethink Food. The deadline for entries is 11:59 pm EST on Friday, April 3rd. Participants can sign up using THIS FORM.
The festival will also live stream new “out-of-competition” short films from avant-garde filmmakers like Isabel Sandoval, Marion Hill, Sarah Salovaara and Harrison Atkins. More great talent will be announced in the coming days.
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For more information on how to get involved, visit: Without Precedent Film Festival