'48 Hour Film Project' participants compete for spot at Cannes - Fox 2 News Headlines

'48 Hour Film Project' participants compete for spot at Cannes

Posted: Updated:
DETROIT (WJBK) -

Hundreds of teams of filmmakers will compete this weekend in a 48-hour race to complete a short film.

It's part of a worldwide competition put on by the 48 Hour Film Project.

Competitors will be given a movie genre, character, prop and line of dialogue they're required to put into the 4-to-7 minute movie. They have to write, shoot, and edit the entire things in just two days. Films submitted even one minute late will be disqualified.

The winner will be awarded $5,000 and a spot at the Cannes International Film Festival.

The Detroit competition begins at 7 p.m. Friday, July 19 and ends at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 21.

For more information about the competition and to sign up, go to www.48hourfilm.com.

  • MorningsMorningsMore>>

  • The Doctor Is In : Back Pain

    The Doctor Is In : Back Pain

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:52:45 GMT
    On Wednesday, join Fox 2's Deena Centofanti and two specialists from Henry Ford Hospital as they discuss the different levels of back pain and how to treat it.  
    On Wednesday, join Fox 2's Deena Centofanti and two specialists from Henry Ford Hospital as they discuss the different levels of back pain and how to treat it.  
  • Slurping Turtle's Shoyu Ramen

    Slurping Turtle's Shoyu Ramen

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:31:26 GMT
    Get the recipe from Takashi Yagihashi of Slurping Turtle in Ann Arbor.
    Get the recipe from Takashi Yagihashi of Slurping Turtle in Ann Arbor.
  • General Tso Chicken

    General Tso Chicken

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:30:15 GMT
    Get the recipe for General Tso Chicken from Far East Chinese and Tai Food in Clawson and Ganbei Chinese Restaurant Bar in Rochester.
    Get the recipe for General Tso Chicken from Far East Chinese and Tai Food in Clawson and Ganbei Chinese Restaurant Bar in Rochester.
Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices