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Action On The Side presents...

The Ealing 48
48 hour Film Competition

3-5 November 2023

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So...

Who won???

and where can we watch the films?

Get Your Team Together

From 8pm Friday 3rd to 8pm Sunday 5th November, your team will have only 48 hours to make your entry.

The films must be 5-7 minutes (including credits), in your allocated genre, and include the random elements

48 hours to
write, shoot, edit, and submit

The Kick-Off

Join us at OPEN Ealing for the
Kick-Off

7pm-8pm Friday 3rd November

where we will give you tips and tricks, allocate the genres, and announce the random elements

The event will be livestreamed for registered teams based outside of London and outside the UK

The Rules

These are the requirements for the competition

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Duration

Your entry must be no shorter than 5 minutes and no longer than 7 minutes (including credits)

Random Objects

Random Elements

Your film must clearly include the three random elements announced at the kick-off event: the line of dialogue, the prop, and the shot or filmmaking technique

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English Language

Films must be in English or have English Subtitles

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Credits

Every person involved in the film must be credited in the film: all cast and crew (not background talent though)

Signing a Contract

Chain Of Title

You must prove chain of title for your film. That means each person involved must sign the release form and music must be original or fair use (creative commons).

Video Editing

Submission

Your entry must be uploaded to Vimeo and submitted to FilmFreeway by the deadline 
(8pm GMT Sunday 5th November) to be eligible for the awards

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Genre

Your film must recognisably fit the genre you are allocated. It can be mixed with another genre. Be creative!

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Volunteers Only

No member of your team or person involved in the production can be paid for their work. Everyone is taking part on a voluntary basis

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Private

Your film cannot be made available to the public until the selection notifications or after the screening 

Movie Fun

Screening 26 November 2023

The top teams will have their entry screened ActOne Cinema, 11am to 1pm, Sunday November 26th.

The top teams will get support to distribute their film, laurels for their poster, and be up for prizes, including:

BEST SCREENPLAYT

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

BEST PERFORMANCE

BEST EDITING

BEST SOUNDTRACK

and

BEST FILM

The Best Film will win the grand trophy

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