$500 or more for Just A Minute
The third season of the Just A Minute Festival invites filmmakers,
computer game players or anyone with a cell phone, and gives them a give them a
chance to win cash for their creation. Productions, one
minute or less that are made with any media, device or genre can be uploaded to
the website www.JustAMinute.tv until
11:59PM on September 30th to compete for prizes in this unique
founder, veteran Hollywood producer Don Daniel, want to give everyone a chance
to tell a story, document an event or create art and share it with the world
through this online, viewer’s choice film festival. Once submitted, the films
will be streamed through the website and viewers are encouraged to watch the
films and help choose the winner by voting on their favorites. Not only do
viewers enjoy films from around the world, once a week, the Festival gives $20
to a random viewer just to say thanks for helping to choose the winner. Voting
ends December 1st and the film with the highest number of votes,
wins the grand prize of $500.
public media outlets have joined in the effort to encourage participants and
are offering cash prizes of their own in additional prize money for productions
from their area. Some of the stations involved include Billerica Access
Television, Arlington Community Media, LexMedia (Lexington)
and WinCAM from Winchester.
Many of the public media outlets offer free or almost free classes and
equipment to help folks create their masterpiece.
Festival was designed as a local event, entries have come from over 25
countries and the Festival’s website has been visited close to two million times,
from over 100 countries.
For more information visit the website www.JUSTAMINUTE.TV