Can you capture the essence of ATL in 5 minutes or less? What about in 5 vignettes in 5 minutes or less?
For this year's Short Cuts Film Contest, we're awarding $250 bones to the two films named critic's and viewer's choice!
IMPORTANT: Deadline for entries has been extended to Friday, February 22 at 6 p.m. No exceptions!
Filmmakers: Must be Georgia residents
Subject: Must be identifiable as Atlanta (local neighborhood, business, street sign, etc.)
Length: 3-5 minutes; made up of 5 skits/ sketches/ vignettes, one of which must include something about ATL's music scene (or they all can, it's cool).
Rights: Filmmaker must secure music, location or product licensing. Must release rights to use video at CL-ATLFF’s discretion.
Screenings: Finalists will be screened at various Atlanta venues. Winning entries will be screened at the Atlanta Film Festival.
Judging: Weighted judging, 30% audience, 70% judges. Voting to take place for two weeks on CLATL.com.
Restrictions: Incriminating drug use, nudity or firearms use should be avoided. CL and ATLFF reserve the right to disqualify such films.
Format: Entries must be posted via CL’s YouTube account. Once notified, finalist entries must be delivered in QuickTime format within a week of notification.