48 hour film-making contest launched in Ho Chi Minh City
QĐND - Saturday, August 11, 2012, 21:17 (GMT+7)
The 48 hour film-making contest was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on August 10th.
The “48-Hour Film Project”, started in Washington, USA, in 2001 by Mark Ruppert and Liz Langston, and became a global cultural phenomena and an interesting playground for young filmmakers around the world.
The contest is for all filmmaking lovers. Participants have to make a film lasting between four and seven minutes and submit it by Sunday evening.
According to the organising panel, film directors Phillip Noyce and Nguyen Vinh Son will be members of the jury of this year 48 hour film-making contest. The best film will be screened at Filmapalooza Film Festival 2012 and have an opportunity to be introduced at Cannes Film Festival in France.
Ross Stewart, Production Manager of the 48 Hour Film Project, said that this is an excellent opportunity for Vietnam filmmakers as their works will be judged by Director Phillip Noyce.
In 2012, the Project attracted the participation of 1,600 filmmakers with 130 short films.
Translated by Tran Hoai