LaCie Launches #PushPlay Competition

March 23, 2017 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions | Comment | |
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LaCie's new #PushPlay competition gives burgeoning film makers the opportunity to submit a short film with the ultimate prize of winning a £10,000 state-of-the-art production suite from LaCie and an in-depth two day mentor session with Michael Paleodimos, Cinematographer for the Oscar-winning short film Stutterer. In order to take part, participants will have to create a short film up to ten minutes long, to showcase a strong emotive performance, an exceptional plot, outstanding and imaginative skill in visual interpretation, all tied together by first rate technical effects – from lighting through to post-production. Emerging film makers will have until 17 April 2017 to submit their entries. The shortlist of the best films will be handpicked by industry experts based on those that deliver the most spellbinding, spectacular, clever and moving content. By putting a film forward, the competition entrants will have their films seen by not just industry experts, but they will also be available for the wider creative professional audience on the competition microsite.

Lacie Press Release

LACIE LAUNCHES #PUSHPLAY COMPETITION TO DISCOVER THE BEST UNDISCOVERED FILM  TALENT IN THE CREATIVE PROFESSIONAL INDUSTRY

£10,000 production suite and mentor session with Oscar winner, Michael Paleodimos up for grabs

MAIDENHEAD, UK – Mar. 20, 2017 – Launching today, LaCie’s #PushPlay competition gives burgeoning film makers the opportunity to submit a short film with the ultimate prize of winning a £10,000 state-of-the-art production suite from LaCie and an in-depth two day mentor session with Michael Paleodimos, Cinematographer for the Oscar-winning short film, Stutterer. The rise of social media and video production sites such as YouTube, along with easier access to film making technology and software, has led to a rise in creative talent. Storytelling is a remarkable craft and LaCie wants to help discover the best talent within the creative professional industry.

In order to take part, participants will have to create a short film up to ten minutes long, to showcase a strong emotive performance, an exceptional plot, outstanding and imaginative skill in visual interpretation, all tied together by first rate technical effects – from lighting through to post-production. Emerging film makers will have until 17 April 2017 to submit their entries.

#PushPlay is a competition that seeks to recognise the best undiscovered film talent in the industry. As such the shortlist of the best films will be handpicked by industry experts based on those that deliver the most spellbinding, spectacular, clever and moving content. These include: Gary Collinson of Flickering Myth, Karen Woodham of Blazing Minds and Gordon Burkell from AOTG.

By putting a film forward, the competition entrants will have their films seen by not just industry experts, but they will also be available for the wider creative professional audience on the competition microsite https://pushplay.lacie.com/en. As part of the competition, LaCie is looking for films that skilfully conjure up great comedy, drama or emotion. So, for all those budding filmmakers, they must upload their films to the microsite. For full details about #PushPlay, please visit https://pushplay.lacie.com/en and follow the conversation on Twitter and Instagram using #PushPlay.

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