Tuesday, 11 February 2014
WinterREELS begins TOMORROW!
The Fort McMurray Filmmakers Association and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo proudly presents the winterREELS Film Challenge, part of the 2014 winterPLAY Festival!
Returning for it’s 2nd year, winterREELS will be a 100hr Film Challenge that encourages teams to Write, Direct and Edit a short film within 100 hours. All films must include 3 special elements released only at the Kick-Off.
Film Challenge Teams will be competing for Awards and Prizes that include the following:
Best Film – $1000 CAD plus Trophy and Certificate
Best Actor – Trophy and Certificate
Best Actress – Trophy and Certificate
Best Director – Trophy and Certificate
**BEST FILM IS SELECTED BASED ON INTERPRETATION OF THE 3 ELEMENTS**
3 Judges have been selected to determine the winners of each category: Jon Mick, Fort McMurray-born Comedian; Erin Schwab, Art Instructor at Keyano College; and Tyran Ault, Ward 1 Councillor for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.
Kick-Off will be held in the Keyano Recital Theatre Lobby at 8pm on Wednesday, February 12 2014. Teams will have until 11:59pm on Sunday, February 16 2014 to complete their film. Organizers will be in front of the Keyano Theatre & Arts Centre to accept films at the deadline.
For more information and to fill out the registration form, please visit