KRCCFilmContestr

Why not start small? Together at last, KRCC and the Independent Film Society of Colorado bring you: The Big Little Short Film Contest: 10 minutes, 3 months, Go! The 1st and only prize will be to have your short film or video screened at the 2010 IFSOC Indie Fest next Spring.

1) All films/videos must be 10 minutes or less.

2). When completed, films/videos must be uploaded to YouTube and embeddable.

3). Films/videos must be shot in Colorado (preferably in Southern Colorado).

4) Films/videos must be without restrictions and requirements distribution and premiere status.

5). We welcome all films and videos of all genres, but no pornography, please. The Big Little Film Contest organizers rerserves the right to have final say over what is considered appropriate or inappropriate material, but we think you can figure it out. If you need clarification, please email us at thebigsomething@krcc.org.

6). All entrants grant KRCC’s The Big Something a non-exclusive limited use agreement to use film titles or trailers or film posters for promotional materials including online, print or broadcast media to promote the competition and selected films to the industry and general public. Filmmakers retain all rights, title and interest in their films and all intellectual property.

7). All music must be self-composed, self-recorded, or fully-licensed third party music. The music licenses must cover the publishing and the synch license.

8). Your film/video cannot contain third party copyrighted material (another company’s logo or artwork).

9). Finally, the film/video must be created between July 21 and October 21, 2009 (i.e. no pre-existing films/videos will qualify).

Keep in mind that your film can be in any genre: horror, sci-fi, documentary, western, etc.

In the mean time, here are a few examples of short films and videos shot and created in Colorado to give you some something from which to begin and depart:

Here are a few more possible inspirations NOT shot in Colorado HERE, HERE, and HERE.

(If you have any questions or comments, please leave them below or email us at thebigsomething@krcc.org. Thanks!)

 

2 Responses to Uh, That Film You've Been Meaning to Make…

  1. [...] we hope you already know from THIS POST, KRCC and the Independent Film Society of Colorado are co-sponsoring The Big Little Short Film [...]

  2. [...] many months, we have a winner of The Big Little Film Contest: “Alien Probe – The Musical.” Says Producer and Director Mark Copley: We shot in [...]

News

September 15, 2014 | NPR · The attacks were conducted in support of Iraqi Security Forces, marking the first time the U.S. has used air power outside of its original mission to protect U.S. assets.
 

AP
September 15, 2014 | NPR · Boggs changed the lobbying profession by recognizing how power in Washington was becoming more diffuse.
 

Getty Images
September 15, 2014 | NPR · The president is expected to announce a new U.S. effort to help stop the Ebola outbreak. What kind of help should the U.S. provide? We asked two specialists.
 

Arts & Life

NPR
September 15, 2014 | NPR · The musicians and artists of Baghdad work under a government that prefers religious festivals to classical concerts. But with a little cunning, they’re finding ways to keep the arts alive.
 

September 15, 2014 | NPR · Linguist Dan Jurafsky uncovers the fishy origins of ketchup and how it forces us to rethink global history. He also teaches us how to read a menu to figure out how much a restaurant may charge.
 

NPR
September 15, 2014 | NPR · For this week’s Sandwich Monday, we try the new cappuccino-flavored potato chips from Lay’s. They sound gross, but are they gross? We’ll just go ahead and tell you: Yes they are.
 

Music

Courtesy of the artist
September 15, 2014 | WXPN · Hear two songs from the Dayton band’s new greatest-hits compilation, These Are The Days Gone By.
 

September 15, 2014 | NPR · Amid the debate over the appropriateness of kids’ use of the Internet comes the release of two kids’ music albums that celebrate a less digital world.
 

NPR
September 15, 2014 | NPR · The duo’s music marries graceful singing and storytelling with guitars and textures that help create an unforgettable aura.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab