Monday, September 28, 2009
Thursday, September 17, 2009
CHEYENNE - The 24-hour Filmmaking competition known as The Shoot Out Cheyenne, has announced a call for team entries. The Shoot Out Cheyenne, which takes place Oct. 23 – 25 challenges filmmakers of all experience levels to trust their courage, imagination and determination to make a seven-minute-long movie in just 24 hours.
Filmmakers, musicians and actors of all ages are invited to take part in The Shoot Out Cheyenne. Interested teams should visit http://www.theshootoutcheyenne.com/. Information and entry forms can be downloaded from the site. Get your entry forms submitted by October 19.
“The Shoot Out Cheyenne makes it possible for amateurs and professionals to achieve their goals and experience a level of success quickly. It also creates a unique setting for the community to see the filmmakers‚ work and to share in the excitement of filmmaking first hand,” said Producer, Alan O’Hashi. “We want to draw movie makers from around Wyoming to participate.”
O’Hashi expects The Shoot Out Cheyenne to draw teens in its first year with the growth of new digital media and social networking. “We’ll actively promote the event into schools through a free filmmaking workshops offered prior to the event,” he said.
In order to help prepare the 18 & Over filmmakers, on Saturday, October 10, 2009 from 10am - 4pm at the Cheyenne Depot Museum, The Shoot Out Cheyenne - 24 Hour Filmmaking Festival in association with the Cheyenne Depot is excited to announce a Pre-Shoot Out workshop, at the Depot. This workshop will be lead by Michael Conti, the Executive Director of The Shoot Out Boulder. The workshop is free but donations will be gladly accepted. On October 17, a workshop is set for those 17 & under at the Depot Museum 10am – 4pm.
On Sunday, time to be announced, Oct. 25th, the Top 10 Films will be officially unveiled and premiered at a Downtown Cheyenne venue. Categorical prizes will be awarded to the top films in their categories, including acting, writing, music and direction, and, of course, the best overall film.
Prizes vary, but the winning team will be awarded $1,000 towards their next filmmaking adventure. In a separate category, actors will be competing for “The Shooting Star” award, which entails starring in as many short films as they can in 24 hours.
The top films are planned to be screened at various film festivals, including the Wyoming Film Festival, the Boulder International Film Festival and featured as promotional videos for the Cheyenne Convention and Visitors Bureau and Downtown Cheyenne.
For more information about The Shoot Out Cheyenne and affiliated workshops, please call (307) 509-0182 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website at www.theshootoutcheyenne.com.
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Monday, September 14, 2009
Just wanted to pass along the latest update from the Back in the Saddle project. The producer, Jack Silver, informed the Wyoming Film Office that they are now leaning towards filming the project in
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Our office wishes to thank all of those involved with trying to secure the filming of this project in