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TentSquare Challenge
Title: Fantasia Film Festival Bumper Challenge 2016
US & Canada Excluding Quebec
Objective: Members submit up to a 30 second bumper with no dialogue. Must include the number 20 as part of the narrative or within the imagery of the bumper.
Dates: May 31st - July 1st
Prizes: Winner - Airfare, 2 Nights Accommodations and VIP All Access Filmmaker Badge to Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal or $300 USD (Winner’s choice), Bumper Screened Ahead of Feature. 10 Finalists - One (1) VIP All Access Filmmaker Badge, Bumper Screened Ahead of Feature.
Judges: Writer / Director Lucky McKee, Actor Pollyanna McIntosh, TentSquare Founder / Film Producer Andrew van den Houten
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Défi TentSquare
Titre: Défi Capsule du Festival Fantasia
Concours réservé aux résidents des États-Unis et du Canada (à l’exclusion du Québec)
Objectif: Les membres soumettent une capsule d’une durée pouvant atteindre 30 secondes, sans dialogue. La capsule doit inclure le nombre 20 dans la trame narrative ou dans l’imagerie de la capsule.
Date du concours: du 31 mai au 1er juillet
Prix: Pour le gagnant : vol aller-retour, 2 nuits d’hébergement et un laissez-passer VIP de cinéaste au Festival International de Films Fantasia à Montréal ou 300 $ (au choix du gagnant) et présentation de la capsule avant un long métrage. Pour les 10 finalistes : laissez-passer VIP de cinéaste et présentation de la capsule avant un long métrage.
Les juges: Lucky McKee, scénariste et réalisateur, Pollyanna McIntosh, actrice, et Andrew van den Houten, fondateur de TentSquare et producteur de films
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TentSquare Challenge
Title: Fantasia Film Festival Bumper Challenge 2016 (Québec Only)
Residents of Québec Only
Objective: Members submit up to a 30 second bumper with no dialogue. Must include the number 20 as part of the narrative or within the imagery of the bumper.
Dates: May 31st - July 1st
Prizes: 5 Winners - One (1) VIP All Access Filmmaker Badge, Bumper Screened Ahead of Feature.
Judges: “Turbo Kid” Writers/Directors Anouk Whissel, Francois Simard, and Yoann Whissell.
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Défi TentSquare
Titre: Défi Capsule du Festival Fantasia (Québec)
Concours réservé aux résidents du Québec
Objectif: Les membres soumettent une capsule d’une durée pouvant atteindre 30 secondes, sans dialogue. La capsule doit inclure le nombre 20 dans la trame narrative ou dans l’imagerie de la capsule.
Date du concours: du 31 mai au 1er juillet
Prix: Pour les 5 gagnants : laissez-passer VIP de cinéaste et présentation de la capsule avant un long métrage.
Les juges: ”Turbo Kid” scénaristes et réalisateurs, Anouk Whissel, Francois Simard, et Yoann Whissell.
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TentSquare Challenge
Title: Fly Film Festival "Dreams" Challenge
Objective: Member submit up to a 60 second "Dreams" inspired short
Dates: May 6th - June 3rd
Prizes: Winner - $500 Cash, Airfare & Accommodations to FLY Film Festival, Finalists - 10 VIP Filmmaker Badges
Judges: Filmmaker Aya Ghosn, TentSquare's Seth Webster & Fly Film Festival,
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TentSquare Challenge
Title: #TheForceAwakens Fan Video Challenge
Objective: Star Wars fans submit fan videos up to 10 minutes in length.
Dates: November 23rd 12pm EST - December 24th 12pm EST
Prizes: Winner - Entry as an Official Selection for GeekFest 2016; $50 USD; One (1) Two Piece Star Wars Luggage Set provided by American Tourister (ARV $300 USD); One (1) Star Wars Apparel Package provided by GraphicLab (ARV $100 USD). Staff Pick - $50 USD.
Judges: Geekfest and TentSquare.
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TentSquare Challenge
Title: Rocky Challenge
Objective: Filmmakers submit up to 30 second science fiction, fantasy or horror genre videos that include the character of Rocky and the line "Yo Adrian!"

(U.S. Residents Only)
Dates: September 1st - September 30th
Prizes: Winner - $500 USD or 1 Economy Class Flight to the 2015 FirstGlance Film Festival in Philadelphia; 1 Peaklite video light By Beachtek, Select Sony Software, 2 VIP All Access Filmmaker Badges & submission screened at 2015 FirstGlance Film Festival. Staff Pick - 1 Shot Lister App Download; 2 VIP All Access Filmmaker Badges & submission screened. Finalists - 1 VIP All Access Filmmaker Badge & submission screened.
Judges: Tony Todd, Actor "Candyman" and "Night of the Living Dead" and Sharon Pinkenson, Film Commissioner of Philadelphia.
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TentSquare Challenge
Title: Female Filmmaker - Summer Filmmaker Challenge Series
Objective: Female writers, directors, producers and cinematographers may submit a short film up to 15 minutes in length.
Dates: August 10th - August 28th
Prizes: Winner: $500 USD; 2 VIP Filmmaker Badges; Film Screened at 2015 Helios Film Festival; Participation on “Women in Film” Panel. Staff Pick: $250 USD; 1 VIP Filmmaker Badge; Film Screened at 2015 Helios Film Festival.
Judges: Actor/Writer/Director Pollyanna McIntosh, Producer Kerry Fulton and Producer/Director Sylvia Caminer
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Défi TentSquare
Titre: Vidéo réalisée par une femme
Objectif: Les femmes scénaristes, réalisatrices, productrices et directrices photo peuvent soumettre un court métrage d’au plus 15 minutes.
Date du concours: du 10 au 28 août
Prix: Gagnant 500 $ US; 2 laissez-passer VIP pour le Festival de films Helios 2015; projection du film au Festival Helios 2015; participation au panel sur les femmes au cinéma, dans le cadre du Festival Helios 2015. Choix de l'équipe: 250 $ US; 1 laissez-passer VIP pour le Festival de films Helios 2015; projection du film au Festival Helios 2015.
Les juges: Pollyanna McIntosh, actrice/scénariste/réalisatrice, Kerry Fulton, productrice, et Sylvia Caminer productrice/réalisatrice, choisiront les gagnantes.
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TentSquare Challenge
Title: "West Side Stories" Monologue Challenge
Objective: Members submit original monologues 250 words or less that take place in or are about, Hell’s Kitchen, New York City. Actors perform and submit up to two of these monologues.
Dates: Writers Aug 1 - Aug 22; Actors Aug 22 - Sept 12
Prizes: Cash. Monologues, Profile Photos, Names and Bios Published in October Issue of W42ST Magazine. Consultations with Judges.
Judges: Writers - Writer/Professor Velina Hasu Houston, Actors - Writer/Director/Actor Patrick Wang
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Défi TentSquare
Titre: Défi monologue « Histoires du West Side »
Objectif: Les membres proposent des monologues originaux de maximum 250 mots, dont l’action se déroule à Hell’s Kitchen, à New York (ou qui traitent de Hell’s Kitchen). Les acteurs jouent et enregistrent un ou deux de ces monologues.
Date du concours: Scénaristes 1er au 22 août; Acteurs 22 août au 12 sept.
Prix: Somme d’argent et publication du monologue, de la photo de profil, du nom et de la capsule bio dans le numéro d’octobre du magazine W42ST. Consultations auprès des juges.
Les juges: Scénaristes - Velina Hasu Houston, scénariste/professeure
Acteurs - Patrick Wang, scénariste/réalisateur/acteur
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TentSquare Challenge
Title: Horror Short - Summer Filmmaker Challenge Series
Objective: Members submit a horror short up to 15 minutes.

Your Submission may not have already been entered into a Contest on TentSquare.
Dates: July 20th - August 7th
Prizes: Winner $500 USD; Staff Pick $500 USD
Judges: Darren Lynn Bousman director of “Saw II,” “Saw III,” & “Saw IV" and “The Devil’s Carnival”
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Défi TentSquare
Titre: Horreur court - Summer Challenge Series Cinéaste
Objectif: Les membres soumettent un court métrage Horror original de 15 minutes ou moins.

Il est interdit de soumettre un court-métrage qui a déjà été soumis à un concours TentSquare.
Date du concours: 1 Juillet - 20 Juillet
Prix: Gagnant $ 500 USD; $500 USD le Choix du TentSquare
Les juges: Darren Lynn Bousman réalisateur de « Saw II » et « Saw III » et « Saw IV » détermine le Gagnant.
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TentSquare Challenge
Title: Comedy Short - Summer Filmmaker Challenge Series
Objective: Members submit a comedy short up to 15 minutes.

Your Submission may not have already been entered into a Contest on TentSquare.
Dates: July 1st - July 20th
Prizes: Winner $500 USD; Staff Pick $500 USD
Judges: Todd Strauss-Schulson - Director of “Final Girls” and “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas"
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Titre: Comédie court - Summer Challenge Series Cinéaste
Objectif: Les membres soumettent un court métrage comique original de 15 minutes ou moins.

Il est interdit de soumettre un court-métrage qui a déjà été soumis à un concours TentSquare.
Date du concours: 1 Juillet - 20 Juillet
Prix: Gagnant $ 500 USD; $500 USD le Choix du TentSquare
Les juges: Todd Strauss-Schulson réalisateur de « Final Girls » et « A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas » détermine le Gagnant.
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TentSquare Challenge
Title: Fantasia Film Festival Bumper Challenge
Objective: Members submit up to a 30 second bumper -- a bumper is a short video that plays before a film -- without dialogue. Must include the image of a cat or cats as part of the narrative or within the imagery of the bumper.
Dates: June 8th - June 30th
Prizes: Winner - Airfare, 2 Nights Accommodations and VIP All Access Filmmaker Badge to Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal or $300 USD (Winner’s choice), Bumper Screened Ahead of Feature, and a Go Puck 5x Wearable Power™. 10 Finalists - One (1) VIP All Access Filmmaker Badge, Bumper Screened Ahead of Features.
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Défi TentSquare
Titre: Défi Capsule du Festival Fantasia
Objectif: Les membres soumettent une capsule -- un capsule est une courte vidéo qui joue avant un film -- de 30 secondes, sans dialogue. La capsule doit inclure l’image d’un chat ou de chats dans la trame narrative ou dans l’imagerie de la capsule.
Date du concours: du 8 au 30 juin
Prix: Pour le gagnant : vol aller-retour, 2 nuits d’hébergement et un laissez-passer VIP de cinéaste au Festival International de Films Fantasia à Montréal ou 300 $ (au choix du gagnant), présentation de la capsule avant un long métrage ainsi qu’un chargeur Go Puck 5x Wearable Power™. Pour les 10 finalistes : laissez-passer VIP de cinéaste et présentation de la capsule avant un long métrages.
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TentSquare Challenge
Title: Hitchock Inspired Original Scene
Objective: Member submit up to a 60 second Hitchcock Inspired Original Scene
Dates: June 8th - June 30th
Prizes: Winner - $500 Cash, Airfare & Accommodations to FLY Film Festival, Finalists - 10 VIP Filmmaker Badges, Participation in Hitchcock Inspired Scene Showcase and Q&A.
Judges: "Master of Horror" Writer/Director Lucky McKee, Actor/Director/Film Professor Mark Shanahan, Producer Peter Phok, Actor/Filmmaker/Performance Artist Josephine Decker
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TentSquare Challenge
Title: Why A Filmmaker?
Objective: Los Angeles County High School Students submit 15 second creative clips telling us “Why they want to be a filmmaker?"
Dates: May 21st - May 30th
Prizes: $250 Cash Given at Award Ceremony, Video Screened at Los Angeles Student Film Festival. Note: Select submissions will be included in a two minute video that will be played at the festival.
Judges: TentSquare Founder and Film Producer Andrew van den Houten & Creator of the "Final Destination” Franchise Jeffrey Redick
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TentSquare Challenge
Objective: Members, Atlantic City Boardwalk Con attendees, and GeekFest Festival goers submit videos starting with "While You Were in a Coma...." and fill in the rest. Vidoes should be no more than 45 seconds.
Dates: May 14th thru May 17th
Prizes: $200 Best Video Submission
Judges: The TentSquare Community
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TentSquare Challenge
Title: Love Letter
Objective: Writers submit up to two original monologues on the theme of “Love Letter.” Actors perform up to two of these. 20 most “Member Appreciated” monologues and performances are reviewed by our judges, who select the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.
Dates: Feb 27 thru Apr 10
Prizes: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Writer and Actor Winners: Consults with Judges. Actors - 20 prizes: ARV $25 to $200 // Writers - 23 prizes: ARV $25 to $200
Judges: Casting Director Cindi Rush and Author Ty Drago
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TentSquare Challenge
Objective: Write and act monologues for chance at cash prizes, badges and live performances at TentSquare Fest™.
Dates: Nov 1 thru New Years
Prizes: Up to $200, two actor badges for the TentSquare Fest™, entry to TentSquare Awards™ in NYC 2016.
Judges: Casting director Lindsay Chag and first TentSquare Actor Winner James St. Vincent
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TentSquare Challenge
Objective: create a 2 minute or under video on the topic of "Zombie Bromance."
Dates: Oct 1 thru Oct 30
Prizes: The winning video will get $500, copies of Modernciné's entire film library including "All Cheerleaders Die," "The Woman," and "Jug Face," copies of "The Woman" and "All Cheerleaders Die" soundtracks on vinyl, and a signed copy of "Final Destination" from Jeffrey Reddick.
Judges: Jeffrey Reddick