Pura Inspiración Film Contest

October 1, 2006

Hey, Filmmakers,

The DEADLINE of the  Pura Inspiración Film Contest is October 2. Entries should be in Reel Inspiration’s hot little hands by Monday! This Monday!

For those of you who are running late, you can give them to Jana at at the IFASA meeting at Access Tucson by 7 p.m. on Monday. If you aren’t going to the meeting, leave them at the front desk by 7 p.m. Please, contact me if there’s a problem.

Pura Inspiración Film Contest seeks diverse documentary and narrative films celebrating the good in the world and everyday heroes. We would like to screen a diverse program with inspiring stories from a variety of different ethnic groups and backgrounds, but most important is that the film be inspiring. A special award has been added for the filmmaker who best incorporates cultural heritage and traditions into their movie. In additon, there’s a “Best in Tucson” award. Semi-finalists screened during Puro Mexicano: Tucson Film Festival, November 5th at the Fox Tucson Theatre. Adult semi-finalists receive free passes to the festival and it’s gala networking events. ( www.tucsonfilmfestival.org)

Entry fees: Adult contest (films up to 10 minutes) $20. Teens (films up to 5 minutes) $10. Kids (ages 12 and under, films up to 3 minutes) FREE! Deadline: October 2, 2006. For application forms, prize updates, and other information, go to: www.reelinspiration.org   or contact 520-325-9175 and info@reelinspiration.org
MORE PRIZES have been announced for the Pura Inspiración Film Contest on Reel Inspiration’s blog. http://reelinspiration.blogspot.com

In addition to cash prizes and our hand-crafted trophy, a few of the great prizes for adults are:
a distribution deal with Mark Bosko’s InspireDVD
a $500 script consultation with Pamela Jaye Smith of Mythworks
2007 Season IFP/PHX Workshop Pass ($105-$150 value)
RSI and Earl Jones Institute one weekend Technical Training held in Phoenix and Tucson

Good luck!
Jana Segal


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