Filmmakers Invited to 50 Hour Challenge

Filmmakers Invited to 50 Hour Challenge
Filmmakers Invited to 50 Hour Challenge

Filmmakers in the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene area are invited to participate in the ’50 Hour Slam’, a film competition and festival designed to encourage both amateur and established filmmakers to stretch their creativity.

The filmmakers will have fifty hours to write, develop, shoot and edit a 3 to 6 minute short-film. Actors for the films will be provided by local talent agencies.

The kick-off of the ’50 Hour Slam’ will be at 7p.m. on Friday, April 1st at the Magic Lantern, located at 25 W Main Ave. downtown. Interested filmmakers should arrive at 7p.m. sharp because doors will be closed promptly at that time and the fifty hours will begin.

The competition concludes on Sunday, April 3rd at 9p.m. Public screenings of the films will be held at on May 1st at 2:30 and 7:70p.m. at the Magic Lantern. Winners of the competition will be announced at 9p.m. that night at a closing party at Isabella’s Gin Joint.

KXLY’s own Kalae Chock is on the panel of judges, joined by Jim Kershner, Luke Baumgarten and Stephanie Vigil, among others.