The 30 Seconds of Action Challenge!

Why wait for the festival to get your action fix, when you can cut your teeth on your own action film project and get a chance to win great prizes with the inaugural “30 Seconds of Action Challenge!”

Please note that ActionFest 2011 does not encourage competitors to perform any dangerous stunts or feats for the 30 Seconds of Action Challenge. We are not responsible for any injuries or damages that may result from your participation in this competition. Have fun, but make safety a priority as we would prefer you to be able attend your screening intact.

The deadline is March 30th, see below for details on how to submit and contest eligibility restrictions.

SUBMISSION PROCESS:

To submit your 30 Seconds of Action, upload it to YouTube, and then e-mail the video’s URL to us before March 30th.

Be sure to include your full contact details and the complete credits for your video (as you are not allowed to include credits within your thirty seconds), along with release forms for your cast, crew and music (see below). You can also mail the release forms.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Entrants must reside in North America.
  • All cast and crew must be volunteers and entrants must secure releases for talent and crew, which must be sent in with the finished submission. The submission will not be considered until the ActionFest 2011 Organizers receive the signed releases.
  • “Royalty-free” music libraries may be used to score submissions, but otherwise music must be original.
  • All entries must end with the ActionFest 2011 logo provided below. No credits apart from theActionFest 2011 logo should appear in the video. The logo’s duration on the screen need not be part of your “thirty seconds”.
  • All entries must precede the title of their video with “30 Seconds of Action:”
  • All entries must be under thirty seconds long.
  • Submissions must be uploaded to YouTube by the end of the day on March 30th to qualify.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE: ActionFest 2011 does not encourage competitors to perform any dangerous stunts or feats for the 30 Seconds of Action Challenge. We are not responsible for any injuries or damages that may result from your participation in this competition. By participating in the 30 Seconds of Action Challenge and submitting this registration form to ActionFest 2011, Entrant agrees to release, indemnify and hold ActionFest 2011 harmless from any and all claims, damages or liabilities arising from or relating to such Entrant’s participation in the Challenge. Have fun, but make safety a priority as we would prefer you to be able attend your screening intact.

NOW GO OUT AND CAPTURE 30 SECONDS OF ACTION!