The best short film competition ever? SCI-FI-LONDON 48 HOUR FILM CHALLENGE


Posted by Craig Grobler on Google+ On Monday, February 28, 2011

SCI-FI-LONDON 48 HOUR FILM CHALLENGEThe mother of all short film making competitions is back and it's BIGGER than ever before. In the run up to SCI-FI-LONDON 10 and amidst rumours of what could be featured at this year's Festival - SCI-FI-LONDON has unleashed it's best 48 HOUR FILM CHALLENGE yet.


It really doesn't get much better than this. This year's winner gets a development deal with Vertigo Films. Meaning you get to turn your short film into a feature film or another project approved after you pitch Vertigo. Yes, you actually get the opportunity to make a feature film and all you have to do is make a film in 48 hours.

SCI-FI-LONDON founder and Director Louis Savy introduces the challenge:

Not only is the winning prize spectacular but the panel that will be watching (and judging) your short film is comprised of some major talent.

Jury head is none other than the legendary Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Scott Pilgrim) and along with; Directors Mary Lambert (Pet Cemetary, Dark Path), Gareth Edwards (Monsters), Todd Brown (Editor, Twitchfilm.net), Allan Niblo (Head of Vertigo Films) and Rosie Fletcher (News Editor, Total Film) will be evaluating the potential in your efforts.

I'm sure you are aware by now that Gareth Edwards' famously won the SCI-FI-LONDON 48 HOUR FILM CHALLENGE with his short film Factory Farmed in 2008 that led to MONSTERS.


Registration for the SCI-FI-LONDON 48 HOUR FILM CHALLENGE is now open over at the SCI-FI-LONDON website along with all the details and rules.

The best short film competition ever? SCI-FI-LONDON 48 HOUR FILM CHALLENGE

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