The first place winner of the 24-Hour Video Race’s Futurevision (College) Division provides a lovely little reminder to recycle. By using a rather repulsive privileged couple and a kind, recycling homeless man, the short film shows what a profound difference the small act of recycling can make.
Imagine a world where hospitals are obsolete. It’s a little difficult, right? The concept is a bit of a stretch, but the third place winners of the 24 Hour Video Race’s Pixelvision (High School) Division did a great job of capturing the strange unknown of the future, and the changes that could come if everyone made recycling a priority.
Each entry into the 24 Hour Video Race must include these four elements: Theme: Recycling Prop: Phone Book Location: B_G … You can use any of the B_G locations all over Dallas. View locations Line of Dialogue: “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.”
This fun short film by team Cinemazing took home 2nd place in the Pixelvision (High School) Division of the 2013 24 Hour Video Race. The realty TV aspect and some seriously clever ex-boyfriend names make for a fun look at two roommates who have an affinity for each other’s current love interests, no matter how bizarre they are.
Spoken by one of the characters in Chase Anderson’s short film, “Cycle, Recycle”, the words perfectly capture the heart of the story. Life, in particular relationships, are filled with highs and lows, heartwarming triumphs and crushing defeats. Even when the blows are almost too much to take, the worst thing you can do is remain stagnant and resist change. Some relationships are meant to last, some require a little give and take, and some end up being just one more “Alyssa” of “Jessica” (or the occasional “Giselle”) on your path to finding the one. It’s all part of the process, the ebb and flow of life.
“Cycle, Recycle”, directed by Chase Anderson, took home first place in the 2013 24 Hour Video Race’s Pixelvision (High School) Division.
The 2012 24-Hour Video Race began at the Dallas Angelika Film Center (Mockingbird Station) Friday, May 4th 2012 at 11:59pm with a theme, prop, location and line of dialogue assignment for the film. The race concludes 24 hours later with a sprint to the finish line back at the Angelika. All of the films that make it by the midnight deadline will be screened and compete for awards & bragging rights. The winning videos will later be screened at the 25th VideoFest in September at the Dallas Museum of Art, and also on Frame of Mind, a KERA television program.
This year, the demented minds that run the race (yes Bart, I am talking about you), came up with the following elements:
Theme: Going Green
Location: A Closet
Prop: Fortune Cookie
A line a dialog is: I don’t know, what do you think?
Once again, YouPlusMedia will be represented at the judges’ table viewing videos from talented content creators primarily from DFW. We are humbled to be included with a panel of distinguished judges from the film and video community. The events unfold as follows:
Tuesday- Thursday, May 8-10th 6-10 pm contestant’s screenings Angelika Film Center Dallas
Monday, May 14th Monday 6-10 Race finalist screen-Winners announced
All events take place on the 2nd floor of the Angelika Film Center Dallas at Mockingbird Station