Today, Olympus and the Colorado Film Institute announced the Olympus PEN Your Short 48 Hour Film Contest, which runs from March 31 through April 3. The Olympus PEN Your Short 48 Hour Film Contest will challenge filmmakers to make a film in a 48-hour time period, during the Vail Film Festival.
Registration for the contest will begin on March 1, 2011 and continue through 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2011. The contest will begin at 11:00 a.m. MT on Thursday, March 31, 2011 and end at 10:59 a.m. MT on Saturday, April 2, 2011. The winning team will be announced during the 2011 Vail Film Festival Closing Night Awards Ceremony on Saturday, April 2, 2011.Olympus will supply each team with an Olympus PEN camera, MICRO Four Thirds lenses and accessories.
The winner’s prizes include $5,000, an Olympus PEN interchangeable lens camera kit, VIP passes to the 2012 Vail Film Festival and a private meeting with an award-winning Hollywood film producer.
For more information visit: http://www.vailfilmfest.com/olympus-48-hour-contest/.