626 Night Market: Video Contest

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Calling all aspiring filmmakers!  Here’s an opportunity to show off your skills and creativity.  We’re looking for filmmakers to create short films at the upcoming 626 Night Market: Summer Garden Nights!  The largest Asian night market in America, 626 Night Market is a pan-Asian food and entertainment event with more than 150 food and merchandise vendors, live musical acts, artists, films, and games.  With so much going on, the opportunities to capture a good short story at the 626 Night Market are endless.

Anything goes for the story and style—we want to see how creative you can get!  The best films will receive cash prizes as well as exposure on our website (40,000+ unique website visitors per event) and social media channels (16,400+ Facebook page likes).  We have content partnerships with The Huffington Post, the Tastemade Network, and ETTV America, so there is always that possibility of your work being seen!

Task: To create a short film (10 min or less) using the 626 Night Market event as a backdrop.  Anything goes for the story—we want to see creative submissions!  (No profanity, please.  We are a family event.)

Prizes:  
1st place – $250
2nd place – $100
3rd place – $50
4th & 5th place – Honorary mentions.  We’ll feature your short film on our website and social media channels.  
 
Deadline:  August 16, 2013
 
Event Info:
July 6-7, 2013
August 3-4, 2013

Santa Anita Race Track
Front Paddock Gardens
285 W. Huntington Drive
Arcadia, CA 91007
(Gates 3 or 5 off Huntington Drive; Gate 8 off Baldwin Avenue)

How to Enter:
RSVP by emailing aileen@626nightmarket.com if you plan to accept the challenge and which event dates you plan to attend.  We’ll provide FREE ADMISSION to the filmmakers (max 5 free tickets per crew).

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