Cuarón and Cuarón launch short film competition

9 Oct

Digital Arts announces a new short film competition from Alfonso Cuarón and Jonás Cuarón. To celebrate the UK release of Año Uña, filmmakers are invited to submit their 3-minute films assembled from still photographs. The deadline for submissions has been extended to 19 November. The winning submission will be screened at the UK premiere 28 November. The jury will include Cuarón, Cuarón, Eireann Harper, Darius Khondji, Chris Coen, Mia Bays, and Tom Munro. (OMG THIS IS SO COOL)

“I’m thrilled that this short film competition will open doors for filmmakers to play with new languages and demonstrate that the creative process of film making can be more accessible than is often assumed.”

Check out the competition here. Entries are due 7 19 November via Youtube.

4 Responses to “Cuarón and Cuarón launch short film competition”

  1. Fofy 27 October 2008 at 601 PM #

    This is awesome. Totally. I would like to know where the auditions will take place, if you you please.

  2. jess 28 October 2008 at 216 AM #

    No auditions unfortunately Fofy, this is a competition for film makers. That’s not to say you can’t find one to star for though!

  3. Jonny 7 November 2008 at 528 PM #

    Thanks for posting this – just thought you might like to know the deadline has been extended to 19 November

  4. jess 7 November 2008 at 552 PM #

    You’re very welcome. I’ve updated and pinned the post up again. I can’t wait to see the winning submissions. Cheers!

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