48 Hour Film Slam

The Cohase Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce its 9th Annual 48 Hour Film Slam and welcomes teams from Vermont, New Hampshire and beyond to participate in what has become one of the most celebrated Film Slam competitions in the region.  The Slam will begin the evening of Friday, September 14th and will conclude the evening of Sunday, September 16 with a public screening of the completed films at the Bradford, Academy Building in Bradford, Vermont.

A panel of judges from the film industry and regional community will award cash prizes ($500, $250 and $100) to the top three teams, as well as a Peoples’ Choice award of $100.  This year, additional prizes and awards will also be awarded including Final Draft screenwriting software, complete libraries of Save The Cat! screenwriting books, 12-month memberships to MZed.com and their library of filmmaking and photography courses, as well as $100 gear credit from LensProToGo.  Participating teams are also eligible for a 10% discount on gear rental from LensProToGo.

Participating teams will be required to create a film in 48 hours utilizing an assigned genre, a specific line of dialogue, a specific area landmark, a specific prop and product placement from one of the event sponsors.  There is no registration fee and teams of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to participate.  However, space is limited.!

Click here to register your team!

This event is made possible through the generous financial support of local sponsors Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank, WYKR, Wells River Savings Bank, Wells River Chevrolet, Cygnus Pictures, Trendy Times and Bliss Village Store.  The event is also made possible through the generous support and in-kind donations of corporate sponsors Final Draft, Save the Cat!, MZed.com and LensProToGo.

The Public Showing of the Films is scheduled this year for Sunday, September 16, 2018