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48 Hour Film Project - Dallas: June 26-28

48 Hour Film Project Announces Dallas Dates of
June Protected content , 2009.

Screening of Completed Films to be held at Studio Movie Grill - Dallas on
July 2, Protected content .

Dallas, TX, April 14, Protected content The 48 Hour Film Project is coming to Dallas for the third year and will be held during the weekend of June Protected content , 2009. Anyone who is interested is filmmaking, whether professional or amateur, is welcome to participate. The Project will begin promptly at 7:00p on Friday, June 26 and all completed films must be turned in no later than 7:00p on Sunday, June 28.

In Protected content are 14 genres including horror, romance, sci fi, drama, superhero, musical and western. In addition, teams are given a character, a prop, and a line of dialogue that must appear in their film. The films must be a minimum of 4 minutes and no longer than 7 minutes.

One film in each city will be chosen “Best of City” by a panel of three judges. All “Best of City” films will compete for the national title of 48 Hour Film of the Year at Filmapalooza which will take place at NAB Show in Protected content win a copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter software. Other awards on a local level include: Best Directing, Best Script, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Acting, Best Music, Best Sound Design, Best Effects, Best Use of Genre, Best Use of Character, Best Use of Prop and Best Use of Line.

The screening of the completed films will take place at Studio Movie Grill – Dallas on Thursday, July 2.

About the 48 Hour Film Project

The 48 Hour Film Project is the oldest and largest timed film competition in the world. In Protected content , more than 75 cities will participate, with more than 30,000 filmmakers expected. The 48 Hour Film Project’s mission is to advance filmmaking and promote filmmakers. The tight deadline of 48 hours puts the focus squarely on the filmmakers – emphasizing creativity and teamwork. While the time limit places an unusual restriction on the filmmakers, it is also liberating by putting an emphasis on “doing” instead of “talking”. The emphasis is also on building communities of local creative people, facilitating making new connections, showcasing skills, and celebrating what creativity and teamwork can accomplish in just one weekend.

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