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On March 31st, 2012 the first  ‘Your Film Festival’ will close its doors to submissions.  But it’s not just the $500k grant money that’s on the line — it’s who and what comes attached with it.  The winner will not only get to open the Venice Film Festival, but they’ll have Ridley Scott and his production team produce their $500k project.  With that in mind, let’s listen to what Mr. Scott has to say as you prep your 15-minute narrative submission: More »

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YouTube’s crowdsourced, Ridley Scott-produced, Kevin Macdonald-directed Life in a Day was an excellent, globe-spanning, and touching film (watch it free in its entirety here). YouTube and Scott are not done, however: they’ve just announced a new contest calling for story-driven shorts, and the winner gets a $500k grant to make new work. More »