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CFC launches $15,000 Reel Challenge Contest

Filmmakers looking to have their say on copyright also have the chance to win some cash while they're at it, as the CFC launches the next edition of its Reel Challenge Contest.
November 23, 2010

Filmmakers looking to have their say on copyright also have the chance to win some cash while they’re at it, as the CFC launches the next edition of its Reel Challenge Contest.

Submissions of short films or PSAs – under 90 seconds in length – should highlight the importance of copyright and its impact on creative industries. The CFC is looking at all categories and genres, from drama, comedy, animation, horror, sci-fi, documentary and experimental.

The first prize winner will take home $10,000. There are also second and third prizes of $3,000 and $2,000, respectively.

For more details and guidelines, head over to www.thereelchallenge.ca.
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About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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