HORRIFYING "PHRIKE FILMFEST 72 HOUR FILM COMPETITION"
INVITES VANCOUVER FILMMAKERS TO COMPETE FOR $5,000 CASH PRIZE
New Image College is proud to announce the first annual "Phrike FilmFest 72 Hour Film Competition"; a thrilling, no holds barred race which will challenge fledgling and professional filmmakers of all ages to bring their own unique horror-themed short films from script to screen in less than 3 days. Participants will then have the opportunity to vie for a $5,000 cash prize, the Grand Goblin Award and more, at this year's inaugural "Vancouver Halloween Parade & Expo" on October 18-19, at the Sheraton Wall Centre in downtown Vancouver, where qualifying films from the "Phrike FilmFest 72 Hour Film Competition" will be premiered for the public, and judged by a panel of their peers AWS D1.1 .
Participants must register no later than October 7th, 2014 and will begin their filmmaking challenge on October 11th when top secret packages will reveal assigned elements such as dialogue lines, scene shots and props which they must incorporate into their 13 minute-or-less spine-tingling horror flicks.
Judges at the first annual "Phrike FilmFest 72 Hour Film Competition" will include Actor Doug Jones (Hellboy, Falling Skies), Creature & Effects Designer Tom Woodruff, Jr. (Aliens, Terminator), Actor Tyler Labine (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Actor Lochlyn Munro (Scary Movie), Executive Producer Rob Labelle (Motive, Watchmen), Film Critic Thor Diakow (Breakfast Television) and veteran Talent Agent Murray Gibson. The public will also get a chance to vote online for their favourite scary short film.
For information on how to participate and register for the "Phrike FilmFest 72 Hour Film Competition":www.PhrikeFilmFest.com
Mark McLeod has always loved film. In addition to his roles with ShowbizMonkeys.com, Mark also works on many film promotion projects in Vancouver, BC, through his company, Mark McLeod PR.