Amateur filmmakers wanted for water conservation film contest
Azusa, Calif.-based Rain Bird is looking for films on water conservation for its Intelligent Use of Water Film Competition. The competition is open to amateur filmmakers in the irrigation business who want to share their expertise in both fields.
Submissions can be narrative, documentary, animated, experimental and/or student-made productions between 1 and 20 minutes long, and must be in English. The films should focus on ideas for the intelligent and efficient use of water. Aug. 15 is the deadline for entry, and all submissions should be on DVD, VHS in NTSC format or as .mov, .wmv or .mpg files. Electronic submissions can be sent to www.iuowfilm.com
Finalists will attend a screening on Sept. 30 in Los Angeles at the LA Arboretum, and the winners will be announced at that time. Prizes include $6,000 for the movie selected by a judges’ panel and $3,000 for the audience’s pick.