Thursday, 25 February 2016

Four 8 Film Festival - do you have what it takes?

Contact: Dianne Sheehan, Devonport Regional Gallery
p: 03 6424 8296   e:

Date: 4 - 7 March 2016          RSVP: 4 March 2016
Location: Devonport

Intended Audience: Secondary & Tertiary Teachers/Students

Devonport Regional Gallery's young members, The Droogs, present a fun and challenging weekend of writing, acting, shooting and editing short film in the 2016 Four 8 Film Festival.

Do you think you have what it takes to make a great short film in 48 hours? If so, get a group of friends together and take part!

All participating teams must write, shoot and edit a film maximum 4 minutes in just 48 hours. Teams must consist of a maximum of five people. Teams will be provided with a theme and prop to use in their film at the Festival Launch. All films submitted by the 48 hour deadline will be screened at CMAX Devonport and film-makers will be judged on how they best interpret their theme and prop.

STEP 1: Register
Register your interest online at

STEP 2: Launch
Four 8 Film Festival Launch
Friday 4 March, 5.30 pm
Devonport Regional Gallery, 45-47 Stewart Street
All participating teams must attend the Launch. Teams will be provided with their theme and prop.

STEP 3: Submit
Submit your film by Sunday 6 March, 5.30 pm at Devonport Regional Gallery, 45 Stewart Street, Devonport. All films must be submitted in the following format: PAL Widescreen 720x576, MPEG2, bitrate 6 - 8 Mbps.

STEP 4: Go see
Four 8 Film Festival Screening
Monday 7 March, 6.00 pm
CMAX Devonport
$5 Adults, under 16 years free
First prize $400
Second prize $100
Prizes will also be awarded to best script and best soundtrack.