Mark Boscariol 48-Hour FlickFest

Friday, October 11, 2019 @ 7:00PM - Sunday, October 13, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

The Mark Boscariol 48-Hour FlickFest is a fun, spirited event that embodies the grit, passion and determination of making films. We invite filmmakers of all levels and experiences to take part in this exciting and tireless two-day challenge.

Filmmaking teams have just one weekend to make a short film. All competition components such as writing, shooting, editing, etc. must occur within a 48-hour window beginning Friday, October 11, 2019 at 7:00 PM and ending by Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 7:00 PM. One film will be chosen by a panel of judges as the winner and celebrated at WIFF closing ceremonies with the Mark Boscariol Best of FlickFest Award.

Submissions will be screened at the 48-Hour FlickFest Screening and Awards Night at the Capitol Theatre, Pentastar as part of the Windsor International Film Festival.

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Here’s what you need to do to participate in the Windsor International Film Festival’s 48-Hour FlickFest:

  1. Gather a team (as many people as you need) and select 1 person to be the producer (Team Leader).
  2. Read, understand, and agree with Participant Agreement and Liability Waiver. THE PRODUCER TAKES SOLE RESPONSIBILITY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AGREED AND ACCEPTED BY ALL TEAM MEMBERS!
    These documents are in FlickFest Package.
  3. Go to the REGISTER TAB and register your team (your producer). Here you will find all terms and conditions of the competition for reading and download. By registering your team, you (Producer) and all your team members agree to the terms and conditions. You have to register by TBD
  4. A team representative must be at the kickoff orientation meeting on Friday, October 11, 2019 between 6:30PM7:00PM, EST at the WIFF OFFICE, located at: 101 University Ave W, Windsor, ON N9A. The entry fee is $50 and registration will end at 7:00 pm EST, when the 48-hour countdown begins. All registration fees are final.
  5. At 6:55 PM EST on Friday, October 11, 2019 the teams’ representatives will receive the 48-Hour FlickFest instruction package including the information about the character, prop, line of dialogue, and theme for the films.
    The challenge begins…
  6. You will have the next 48 hours to complete your film.
  7. Submit your finished film ahearing to the WIFF projection rules and guidelines or upload it to Vimeo and email secure, password protected link to [email protected] by 7:00 pm EST on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at the WIFF Office, or online. You will receive confirmation as soon as we check the validity of your link. 7:01pm EST on October 13, 2019 is too late. No excuses!
  8. Relax, recoup, and recover!
  9. Attend the 48-Hour FlickFest Screening and Awards Night at the Pentastar, Capitol Theatre during WIFF 2019.

The Mark Boscariol 48-Hour FlickFest package contains the following:

• Rules & Regulations
• General Release
• Minor’s Release
• Music Release
• Liability Waiver
• Participant’s Agreement
• Required FlickFest Elements
• Certificate (emailed to us at the completion of your film)