BCIT Television and Video Production second-year group “Vérité” is taking an innovative approach to funding their second-year major production, “The Haze”, through Crowdsourcing – funding projects through online donations with rewards based on the amount contributed.
Be sure to check out their project page for the latest details on their upcoming production!
Discovery HD Canada (now Discovery World HD) is sponsoring an environmental short film competition.
From the press release:
Feel there’s an environmental story yet to be told? This is your chance to tell it!
The Film Snacks Competition is a platform for the best of tomorrow’s film-making talent, featuring compelling short-films that build on environmental themes. You could have your film screened on the BIG screen, TV, and online!
To enter, you must simply upload your short film (2 minutes or less) to the designated page. Your submission must be based on an environmental theme.
Judges will be basing their decision on production quality (video and audio), creativity and entertainment value and choice of topic. The contest opens August 18, 2010, 12:01 a.m. ET and runs through to September 17, 2010, 4 p.m. ET.
The grand prize includes $2,000 cash, a trip for two to Toronto, two tickets to the Planet in Focus Gala Event in Toronto on October 15, 2010, and the rare opportunity to showcase YOUR winning film at the Event.
The winning film will also air on Discovery World HD, and will be featured on DiscoveryWorldHD.ca.
Check out the webpage for full details!