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Pro8mm Announces a Call For Entries

For Our Second Think Big, Shoot Small Film Festival Challenge Now in HD!

November 21, 2008
The Classic Super8mm Film Challenge

The Challenge is simple. Take Super 8 to the next level by shooting a project that will be viewed in HD with gorgeous 1080 resolution!!! Make a short film on a single roll, selecting from any of our 15 Pro8mm film stocks. All editing is done in the camera without splicing. Send the roll back to Pro8mm to be processed and scanned to Blu Ray Disc on our new Millennium II HD Scanner. Entries will be judged by our distinguished panel. It's that easy! The top 25 entries will be screened at a dedicated screening and party in Los Angeles, June, 2009 (exact date and location tba.) Select footage of these films will be chosen for the new Pro8mm DVD Demo which is sent to production companies worldwide.
First Prize:
12 Roll HD Movie Trailer Package

Second Prize:
8 Roll HD Movie Film Package

Third Prize:
4 Roll HD Movie Film Package

Honorable Mention:
Several Gift Certificates for HD scanning

What you need to do:

Fill out an Entry Form.

Select your roll of film from any of the 15 super 8 stocks Pro8mm makes.

Include your Entry Fee of $108.00. We accept Visa, Mastercard , American Express or check.

Be sure to read the Guidelines and sign the entry form at the bottom. Submit your Framing Set Up Form up form and Talent Release Form when you send in your roll. Read the Judging Criteria, so you know what our distinguished panel of judges will be looking for.

After you shoot your roll, send it back to us for processing and scanning to Blu Ray Disc before May 1, 2009 along with the Submission Form, Talent Release Form and Frame Set Up Form sent to you with your roll.

That's it! Wait for the Blu Ray to arrive. Think you can do better? Enter as many times as you like.

What Pro8mm will do:

Once we receive your entry form we will ship you your roll of film along with a Numbered Submission form.  We will process, prep and clean and scan your roll of film.

A full scene-to-scene color corrected scan will be done on our new Millennium II HD Scanner.

Each entry will receive a personal Blu Ray copy of their work to keep.

Parts of your project may make it on our promotional DVD that is sent out to production companies worldwide.