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2018 Yukon 48 Film Challenge

Friday, January 12, 2018 at 5:30pm

The Klondike Institute of Art & Culture (KIAC) and the Yukon Film Society (YFS) present the 2018 Yukon 48 Film Challenge.

Ever wanted to make a film? The 48 Hour Film Challenge is back!

The competition begins at 5:30 pm on Friday, January 12, 2018. Participants will be given 48 hours from the time of registration to hand in a final Quicktime file on Sunday, January 14th, 2018 (No exceptions). A prop that must be used in the film will be revealed at registration. Participants outside the Whitehorse or Dawson area may participate and can upload their film to You Tube or Vimeo or send them to us via an ftp site. We must have the link by the deadline on Sunday.

Equipment is the responsibility of the entrant, however a 50% discount on YFS and KIAC equipment is available for Yukon 48 Challenge productions. Equipment should be reserved in advance and is available on a first come first served basis.

*If booking YFS Equipment from Dawson please book in advance to allow for shipping time.

All films will be shown at screenings in Whitehorse and Dawson City on January 18th. A winning entry will be decided upon by a jury. The winning entry will be screened at the 18th Dawson City International Short Film Festival and the 2018 Available Light Film Festival. Two Audience Awards will also be presented, voted on by the Whitehorse and Dawson audiences.

• $20 registration fee per film
• Filmmakers may work individually or in teams
• There is no age restriction to enter the competition
• The films may be of any genre (drama, documentary, comedy, experimental, 
• No previously shot footage may be used (up to 20 % archival material may be  
• Maximum length 5 minutes. (There is no minimum length)
• No pornographic or inappropriate material will be accepted
• Entrants will receive a prop requirement that must appear in the lm.
• 50% discount on YFS/KIAC Equipment for 48 Challenge productions
• All films must acknowledge the Yukon Film Society (YFS),
  and the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC) in their credits

Entry Form - please fill out the form and email it to tech@yukofilmsociety.com
• Click here to download the entry form as a PDF
Click here to download the entry form as a Word Doc

Registration fee $20

2018 Yukon 48 Film Challenge

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