Entry form for the 2013 Three-Minute "PDN-PDQ" Film Competition

"PDN-PDQ" Three-Minute Film Competition Rules

  1. Upload your 3-minute film to YouTube and fill out the ENTRY FORM (SEE BELOW). Don't forget to include the link, your name, phone number, street and email addresses and movie title.
  2. Entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013.
  3. This competition is sponsored by Port Townsend Film Institute and Peninsula Daily News for "pretty darn quick" films of 3 minutes or less taken on your video camera or cellphone.
  4. The winning films will be screened at the outdoor Taylor Street movie during the Sept. 20-22, 2013, Port Townsend Film Festival (www.ptfilmfest.com) and be showcased on the Peninsula Daily News' website, www.peninsuladailynews.com.
  5. In addition, each of the three winners will receive a FourPass, an $85 value (this pass will get you into four films during the film festival); a one-year membership to the Port Townsend Film Institute; use of the film institute's awesome film library; 20 percent off bread at Pane d'Amore in Port Townsend; and $1 off First Tuesday salon tickets at Port Townsend's Rose Theatre.
  6. There is no entry fee. But to enter or win, you or someone on your team must be 18 or older.
  7. Make a film on any subject as long as it's suitable for a family-newspaper audience and a family audience at the film festival. (Please, no nudity, sex, graphic violence or bad obscene language.)
  8. Your film can be a comedy, drama, documentary, experimental, poetry, animation — we encourage all filmmakers to participate, regardless of skill level and production value — but it MUST be 3 minutes or less. Entries CANNOT EXCEED the 3-minute mark — and that includes credits, fades, music or other filmic bells and whistles. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  9. IMPORTANT — If you use music, make sure you have written permission from whoever owns the rights to it. Or better yet — write your own!
  10. By submitting, entrants agree to all terms of exhibition and the official Peninsula Daily News Contest Rules, posted at http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/section/pdncontest
  11. Winners will be notified by email on or before Sept. 15, 2013.
  12. Questions? Email Rex Wilson at Peninsula Daily News, rwilson@peninsuladailynews.com (technical questions) or Janette Force, executive director of the Port Townsend Film Institute, janette@ptfilmfest.com (content questions).
  13. Hints: Check out this 3-minute film site, www.3mff.com

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