Four-week VFX internship up for grabs in UGC short film contest
VFX studio Prime Focus has launched a new short film contest alongside social media and mobile technology company Taptu – first prize is a four-week internship at Prime Focus
The competition, which has been launched to coincide with the release of Taptu iPad – a free social news reader app, has a top prize of a month-long internship at one of the Prime Focus studios in Los Angeles, New York, London or Mumbai.
The competition will take place on YouTube and consists of three rounds, – the first is a public vote, narrowing entries down to the 30 most ‘liked’, the second sees the 30 entries posted on Taptu’s Facebook page where they will be once again narrowed down to a remaining 5. For round three, the finalists will be judged by a panel of Prime Focus judges.
Judges include senior creative director Michael Fink, who won an Academy Award for Golden Compass in 2008.
Taptu’s marketing agency Meanwhile has already posted a number of films to get the creative juices flowing.
Public submissions are now being accepted via the Taptu website up until 22 June 2011.
on Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 12:45 pm under Events, News.
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