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24 Hour Horror Filmmaking Challenge

October 16 at 6:00 pm - October 18 at 8:00 pm MDT

Join us for a weekend of TERROR!

This Halloween Season we are introducing our 24 hour horror film challenge. Can you make a film in ONLY 24 hours and scare our pants off!?!

This event will be run entirely online (of course you will need to make the film in person)

Teams are given a HORROR genre, prop and line of dialogue to use and will then have 24 hours to write, shoot and edit their film. All films that are completed before the deadline and meet the guidelines of the challenge will be screened the same weekend online, and awards will be presented to films for Best Film, Best Use of Prop, Best Use of Line, Best Use of Genre and Audience Choice.


Weekend Schedule:
October 16 at 6PM – Teams receive all challenge material
October 17 at 6PM – All films turned into the Society!!
October 18 at 6PM – We have a live Screening of all the films that completed the challenge using our online system!!

Full Rules & Guidelines at: https://www.okotoksfilmfestival.ca/48-hour.php#guidelines

Highlights of the Rules and Guidelines

Films created during the challenge will be 3-6 minutes in length, and must use a specified genre, prop and and line of dialogue.
Packages will be emailed to participants at 6PM on October 16
Upload your film before 6PM on October 17. Films uploaded after 6PM on the 17th will still be screened at the Festival, but will not be eligible for any awards (except Audience Choice).
Contact for each team MUST be over the age of 18. This event is not designed for children.


October 16 at 6:00 pm MDT
October 18 at 8:00 pm MDT



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