Challenge Submissions

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Making Up Stories

Squeaky Moore

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Annie and the Intelligencer

Isami McCowan

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Annette

Carolina Brettler

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Trapped

Madison Ledyard-King

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Inmigrante

Susana Orozco

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The Pit

Steph West

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Just Drive

E'an Verdugo

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Mundane Addiction

Daria Feneis

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FINAL DECISION

Elaine Del Valle

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Peasant Ridge

Frank Anthony Polito

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NAME HIM OLIVER

Heather Quinlan

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Rebels

Drew DeSimone

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Goulash

Sue Lange

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The Rite of Holmgang

Stephan

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TIPPING UBER ALICE

Richard Verlaan

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The Season You Were Mine

Sheri Hunter

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Let it Go

Emeka Mbadiwe

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No Further To Fall

Pete Eliot

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The Ingredient

Palmer Williams

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Pass/Fail

Ashley Shelby

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"Make It Last Forever"

rozaimi bin rozali

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effie

Effimia Bersoux

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effie

Effimia Bersoux

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The Deer

Jacey Dean

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Deadly Secret

Bart Vandever

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Futura

Allegra Licci

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T R A N S U N I V E R S E

Jill Marie McMurray

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The Hero

Oscar Sifuentes

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Night Fishing

Hank Isaac

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The Go-Between

Jeongeun Choi

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A Lie

Kors

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Yellow Balloon

Minjae Kang

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Emergency Operation

Lauren Gorski

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Dreamcatcher

Sarah Hamilton

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Assimilation School

Makarand Nalgirkar

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Sweet Dreams

Sallie Hodges

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MANY NAMES

Da Eun Kim

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Training Film #237: Day One in the Life of a Ghost

Kenneth Wajda

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Goodbye Little Mogadishu

Markus Hoeckner

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The Empire

Dusko Dobric

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The Swap

frankwages@gmail.com

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Residue

Charee Devon

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Nice Trick

Emma Bell

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Constantly

Anthony Williams

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No One Owns the Water

Nick

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Cowboy Joe Redux

Jingjing Tian

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Trix

Christopher Bernard

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Earshot

Evanna Meehan White

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This Tiny Earth

Simon Frederick

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The Horror of True Beauty

Aghostas Murfies

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You Don't Have to Be Afraid Anymore

Elizabeth Del Re

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False God

Ana

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MISTAKE

Hugo

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UNKNOWN

Hugo

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Contrapasso

Brian Hanrahan

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Seymour's Flowers

Jordan Hill

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An Acquired Taste

Ryan Larkin

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Fight like a mother

Luma Ohanna Rodrigues de Amorim

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The Insurgent Candidate

Eric Roffman

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reStart

Lisa Roden

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The Uninterrupted Second

Helen Uren

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Greenhorn

KVW

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I, Intervene

Elbert Wyche III

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BAPTIST'S HAND

Synerjoy

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Backwards

Marco Augelli

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Ripples

Mike Heff

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Children Alone in the Dark

Dora Endre

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For Charlie

LCT

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Smart

Domanique

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Fridays for Future

Stephanie Mark

Writer, Director, Actress, Artist, Environmentalist

Challenge is closed

RUNNERS-UP

EARSHOT by Evanna Meehan White

SEYMOUR'S FLOWERS by  Jordan Hill



As a storyteller, you have the opportunity to imagine the world that you want to live in. Create a short video or write a sequence with a main character who is facing either an internal or external conflict to overcome. In your submission, show how this character rises to take agency, meet the challenge and make the change that will be transformative. This is a scene that would take place in the third act of a script and lead to the resolution.


SUBMISSION LIMITS


Your written work cannot exceed 10 pages and short films should be under 8 minutes.


Deadline to submit: January 31, 2020 at 12PM/Noon PST.



CHALLENGE RULES


Our monthly challenges are open to everyone in the Sundance Co//ab community. One entry per person, per challenge. All submissions will be viewable to the community. All submissions will be given equal consideration and the final winner will be determined by the consensus of the designated jurors.  


Only those submissions that meet the criteria outlined in the submission guidelines can be selected as the winner.


The challenge deadline is January 31, 2020 at 12PM/Noon PST.



PRIZES

Winner will receive: 

  • The winner will have their work featured on the Sundance Co//ab and Humanitas sites and receive:
  • One-on-one mentorship session with a Humanitas Advisor 
  • Sundance Co//ab All Access Co//ab Membership (12 months) which includes:
    • Master Classes - One free registration in every monthly Master Class ($900 value)
    • Online Courses - Save 50% on first live, online multi-week course and 25% on each subsequent online course (Fees apply)
    • Member-only Events - Invitation to monthly Advisor Q&A Live webinar
    • Live Events - Priority access to select live Sundance learning events

Runners-up (two will be selected) - Sundance Co//ab Annual Membership (12 months) 

Juror
Los Angeles native Narineh Hacopian is a graduate of the American Film Institute and a producer of independent features, award-winning short films, music videos, and branded content in the United States and abroad. more...
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Amin Matalqa makes films that bridge the cultural gap between East and West. His first feature, Captain Abu Raed won the Sundance Film Festival’s World Cinema Audience Award in 2008 and became Jordan’s first Oscar entry for Best Foreign Language Film. more...
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Adam co-owns AVAdventure Productions (AVA), a videography and live event production company that specializes in short-form documentary content and interactive experiences. more...
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Liz co-owns AVAdventure Productions (AVA), a videography and live event production company that specializes in short-form documentary content and interactive experiences. more...
Juror
New York, NY, USA
Meagan Costello is an Editor with over 16 years experience in the film industry. Raised in California, Meagan developed a passion for film while attending UC San Diego in pursuit of a Communications degree. After college, Meagan expanded her skills at Sony Pictures, working for Richard Branca, CAS, in the post production sound department. This led to her first film experience, as a production assistant and later an apprentice editor, on Gridiron Gang. In the years to follow, she continued to grow in the editorial department on large-scale Hollywood features, including Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland, Sony’s 21 Jump Street and Universal’s Bridesmaids. After assisting Oscar-winning editor Conrad Buff, ACE, she began a 3-year stint as a first assistant editor for Marvel Studios, working on such films as Thor: The Dark World, Guardians of the Galaxy and Doctor Strange. Meagan recently finished work on Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns and Ricky Staub’s feature debut Concrete Cowboys. An avid lover of all genres of movies, and having now worked on over 15 features, Meagan is ready to focus her pursuit on independent films with stories that resonate. more...
Juror
Ali LeRoi is an Award winning writer/director/producer best known for his work on the critically acclaimed series, CW’s EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS, TBS’s ARE WE THERE YET? and the breakout hit for STARZ, SURVIVOR'S REMORSE. Ali has five Emmy nominations as well as one win, he’s a two time winner and five time nominee for NAACP Image Awards, as well as scoring several nominations from the Golden Globes, WGA, and others. Ali’s major motion picture credits include producing and co-writing HEAD OF STATE and DOWN TO EARTH, as well as producing cult favorite, POOTIE TANG. more...
Submission Guidelines

One entry per person, per monthly challenge. The limits for monthly challenge submissions are the following: scripts – 10 page limit; video – 8 minute limit.

Technical Details

Videos: Accepted video file formats: AVI , FLV, MOV, MP4 or MPEG-2. Note: If you choose to upload a .MOV file make sure that it is not using the Apple ProRes compression. We do not support reading Apple ProRes files or raw camera formats like ARRI and RED at this time.



Scripts: PDF format only, please



Other: If your file format fits outside these formats, please contact us and we will see if we can accommodate it.



(Please do not use copyrighted material without permission as part of this monthly challenge.)

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