Make a film with SUPER PAL UNIVERSE!!!
"Make-A-Film-In-A-Weekend" Film Festival!
Come join other teens, ME Television, The Super Pal Universe and the Austin School of Film for filmmaking at its most raw! The competition is open to all youth filmmakers, ages 14-19. A rigorous shooting schedule and set of parameters will guide The Super Pal Universe Youth M.A.F.I.A. (Make-A-Film-In-A- Weekend!) Film Festival; these parameters will be made known at exactly 10 AM on Saturday, February 16th at ME Television Studios on 2130 South Congress Avenue, so please arrive twenty minutes early to confirm registration.
Groups of 4 teens will have the next 48 hours to script, shoot, and edit a music video to the Super Pal Universe kids band, who will be performing songs from their upcoming new CD on the ME Television studio stage! Shooting and editing will occur at the ME Television studios on Saturday from 10:00am until 10:00pm, and at the Austin School of Film center on Sunday 10:00am until 10:00pm. Come prepared with a group or hook up with other teens the day of the festival. Austin School of Film teachers and mentors, editing equipment, meals, and sodas will be provided. Each team must bring their own DV camera; however, some cameras will be available to participants on a case by case basis.
Films will be judged according to their story, technical merit, and the filmmaker's ability to incorporate and use the prescribed guidelines. All participants in the Super Pal Universe Youth M.A.F.I.A. Film Festival will receive certificates of participation.
PRIZES PRIZES PRIZES! All finished works will be posted on the Super Pal Universe website for viewing and fan-based voting. The top artistic video based on a panel of judges from ASoF & SPU will receive a $150 cash prize! The top fan-favorite video based on number of website views will receive $100! Your video may also be selected to be included on the Super Pal Universe CD/DVD launching in March with full copyrighted authorship recognition for you!!!
Good luck young filmmakers!