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OFC Halloween Horror Shorts Screening + Party

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Filmmaking Contest +

Halloween Party/Film Screening/Cosplay Contest

$250 Cash Grand Prize 1st Place Film Winner!

$100 Cash Prize 1st Place Cosplay Winner!

We aim to provide the best value Halloween fun in town, so we are combining our Halloween Horror Shorts Filmmaking Competition (HHS) with a huge Halloween Party!

For this massive gathering of demented souls we are teaming up with The Horror Society of Orlando, who are sponsoring the Cosplay Contest!

FILMMAKING CONTEST DETAILS + TIMELINE

AWARDS:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Runner-up Trophies + awards for "Best Of" categories. In addition to a trophy there is a $250 Cash Prize for 1st Place. *cash prizes paid out two weeks after event, to the team leader.

KICKOFF EVENT:
Wednesday, September 13th, 7pm (McGinnty's Irish Pub: 5406 Hansel Avenue Orlando, Florida 32809)

At kickoff we'll randomly select a prop, a line of dialogue, and a character. TEAM FEE: $30 ($20 for annual members). You don't have to attend, we will announce them on Facebook

*NOTE: Teams can sign-up in the window from 8/23/17 - 10/6/17 (Teams signed-up after the start-date will still have to complete their film by the deadline).

FILMS DUE:
October 13th, 2017 @5pm SHARP
Email a screener link to: orlandofilmmakers@gmail.com

SCREENING PARTY:
October 20th or 21st (time & location TBD)
IMPORTANT NOTE: If the total running time of entries exceeds 150 minutes then the lowest-scoring entries may not be screened due to time constraints. We also reserve the option to disqualify and not screen films over the 7 minutes TRT limit in the official rules.

Each registered team receives 2 free tickets.
Want to attend a cheap + awesome Halloween Party? Tickets are only $10! ($5 for OFC members)

Tickets will soon be available on Eventbrite!

This is a fundraiser...invite all of your friends!



COSPLAY/COSTUME CONTEST

$100 Cash Grand Prize!

Sponsored by the Horror Society of Orlando!

For the purposes of this contest we will look at cosplay and costumes as the wonderful form of self-expression they are and judging will be based on craftsmanship and presentation.

Cosplay Judging Criteria

Percentage of the costume that is homemade:

  • 50 % of your outfit has to be handmade
  • Reconstruction is also acceptable Example: thrift store find that’s altered and or dyed

Quality:

  • The overall value of the outfit and props, this is in
  • reference to the look of the material not the cost.
  • Ask yourself one question, does it look like movie quality?

Attention to detail:

  • Whether you are portraying a character or created one
  • detail is crucial
  • These are the individual elements that make bring the
  • outfit together

Likeness to the Character:

  • How closely do you resemble who are trying to portray
  • Even if you are not a specific character do you resemble
  • who you are trying to be?

Creativity:

  • How you used your imagination to create your overall look

Stage Presence:

  • During your 60 seconds on stage become your character
  • Act in the manner your character would, make it come
  • alive

*cash prize paid out two weeks after event.

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