2013 Festival - Saginaw 72-hour Film Challenge
Make YOUR Movie!
This Festival event, "The Saginaw 72" is a filmmaking contest, with filmmakers of all ages and skills competing to see who can make the best short film in 72 hours.
Filmmaking teams will script, shoot, edit and submit their films, all within a three-day time frame. Each entry will be given a specific genre, line of dialogue, and a reference object (all of which must appear in your finished film.
CALL FOR TEAM REGISTRATION & ENTRIES
Please download the offical rules/entry form (PDF) for complete details, requirements and submission procedures.
2013 Saginaw 72 Film Challenge Rules/Entryform PDF
1. Register your Saginaw 72-hour Film Challenge team by SEPT 27th. via email with Susan Scott.
2. You will receive this year's Film Challenge topic via emial on SEPT 27th!
3. Your team will then have 72 hours to script, shoot, edit and submit your film. Between SEPT 27-29!
Submission deadline is postmark by SEPT 30th!
4. All film entries will be viewed and judged.
ALL ENTRIES will be SHOWN at the Film Festival (see rules) at our venue at First Congregational Church! ENTER NOW! and GOOD LUCK!
Register your team by sending us an email with your committment to doing the challenge. Your team will be contacted with the details once the festival approaches.
Register your Saginaw 72-hour Film Challenge team by SEPT 27th. via email with Susan Scott.
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From the 2012 Festival
PAST Saginaw 72-hour 2012 - WINNING TEAMS:
Team: Team Not Steve
Film Title: Barely Got Away (Western)
Team: Danzel Calhoun, Steve Norton, Al Martinez, Justin Martinez
Team: CPSA-Cardinal Photography Student Association
Film Title: The Last Mission (War)
Team: Nadeer Alabdulwahab, Jennifer Hubble, Andrew Robishaw, Mohammad Almughalaq, Mujtaba Almoshigari, Randy Robinson, Katrina Robinson
Team: Lost Cause Films
Film Title: The Detective Guy (Film Noir/Crime)
Team: Phil Wachowiak, Jordan Roth, Stephen Toner, Justin Myer, Dallas O'Dell, Lizz Dorovitsine, Phillip Wachowiak
Saginaw 72-hour films (2012):
Showing SUNDAY, Nov 11th at 12:00 noon Showing at First Congregational Church venue.
We Run Rhyte Productions
A man is interrogated by a terrorist with unknown motives and comtemplates the value of staying alive and helping others.
Lost Cause Films
Guy is adective who has spent countless hours hunting for the Teddy Bear Killer=a man who leaves a teddy bear at the scene of his crime. Now Guy thinks he might have a chance to catch him.
Red and Black
YES-Young Entertainers Symposium
Jena's three personalities give her brother some problems.
Running from the Government
Birds with Sticks
Hope Walker, a seven year old girl has the ability to give and take away super powers. She gives her older sister Falon and Falon's friend, powers but the government finds out and wants Hope for genetic warfare to rule the world. Who will win.
Part of Me
After a tragic loss, Jack and Gwen struggle to keep their family together while losing sight of something precious.
(Family and Child Drama)
After flashbacks of his wife and daughter, a man wakes up on the morning of 9/11 to find a voicemail left by his loved ones.
Barely got away
Team Not Steve
A young cowboy's teddy bear is taken by the local outlaws. His bear is retrieved when the local sheriff and deputy save the day.
The Last Mission
CPSA: CardinalPhotography Student Association
This about the effects of war on a young couple. Overcome by the loss of her boyfirend she falls into a depressive state. She receives a teddy bear and letter sent shortly before his death. When she is called into Agent Phillips office, we see that things are not always what they seem.