ProAm USA, a manufacturer of production equipment for film and video enthusiasts and professionals, announced it has received over 70 entries from around the world for its first annual 2014 International Student Film Competition. Students from countries including Germany, Singapore, Croatia, Columbia and the U.K. have entered their unique films into the competition. The competition is open for entries until March 16, 2014, with prizes benefiting both the student and the school they represent.
After the contest closes, ProAm USA will open voting for the People’s Choice Award on March 17th. The winner of this award will receive the same prize as the Grand Prize Winner: $1,500 and the ProAm USA Orion Production Package. Finalists will be announced on March 24, 2014, and winners will be announced on April 4, 2014.
Designed to encourage budding filmmakers, the competition is free to enter and open to students currently enrolled in accredited high schools, colleges and universities worldwide. Student films will be evaluated by a Hollywood jury, which includes The Walking Dead writer Curtis Gwinn, Ash Christian, an actor in The Good Wife and Law & Order, and Chicago International Film Festival jury organizer Bohus Blahut. Entries will be judged on film narrative, originality and execution of chosen genre.
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