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5 Day Film Quest : Boot Camp

  • Mar 19, 2014 · 6:00 PM
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The USA Film Festival launches the 5-DAY FILM QUEST, a timed filmmaking project open to amateur and professional film/video-makers. All completed works (that meet the 5DFQ rules/regs criteria) will screen during the USA Film Festival's 44th Annual Spring Festival (April 23-27, 2014), at the Angelika Film Center Dallas!


QUEST DATES – Tuesday, March 25 at 7:00pm to Sunday, March 30 at 7:00pm. 120 Hours.


Attend the free BOOT CAMP!
• Whether you’ve been in a film race before or not, 5-DAY FILM QUEST will host a free BOOT CAMP so you can get advice from the pros!
• Date -- Wednesday, March 19th
• Location -- Twin Peaks (next door to the Angelika Film Center at Mockingbird Station, Dallas)
• Networking: 6:00 – 7:00pm
• Presentation / Q&A: 7:00 – 7:30pm
• Featuring: o Tips from participants in film races.
o Advice from judges on what they look for in a winning film.
o Learn tech tips from Cinematographer / Editor Michael Owens who has mastered the screening reels for film races.
o ….and more!


How is the 5-DAY FILM QUEST unique?
• No sleep deprivation – We want filmmakers to have time to make their film and get ample rest.
• One flat entry fee ($100) for all teams, regardless of team size.
• No imposed genres – Choose drama, comedy, horror, sci-fi, etc. and make the film you want to make.
• We provide your prop item at kick-off, along with a reasonable/generic line of dialog.
• No special shooting locations.
• “Victor’s Goblet” and $500 cash prize awarded for the film designated “Best of The Quest.”

Additionally --
• Only 20 filmmaking teams will be eligible to participate.
• Registration is “first come / first served”
• Filmmaking “teams” may be any size.
• Both non-union and SAG talent is acceptable.


Registration is open beginning -- MONDAY, MARCH 10!
• Don’t wait -- there are only 20 available spots for filmmaking teams! • Call the USA Film Festival at[masked] to sign up and confirm your spot.

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  • peter p.

    I would like to know
    How much for the fee to join?
    Thank you

    March 17, 2014

  • peter p.

    Dear Host
    I am so interesting in this boot camp, and excite for this coming . I am grad student from movie maker, so I need to learn more experiences and build relashionship with filmakers.

    March 13, 2014

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