Movie Extra Webfest finalists announced

16 November, 2010 by IF

Press release from Nixco

Movie Network Channels are pleased to announce the fifteen finalists* of Movie Extra Webfest:

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 BENDIGO
Hew Sandison
ACT
1255 facebook votes
BLOOD AND RELICS
Simon Taylor
QLD
6195 facebook votes
DRAGON CONQUEST
Robert Woods
WA
2309 facebook votes
HENRY & AARON’S WEB SERIES
Henry Ingliss
WA
1761 facebook votes
JOHN BALA
Jehan Ratnatunga
VIC
1821 facebook votes
JOHNNY BERETTA BDSC PI
David Todman
QLD
7579 facebook votes
MOLLUSKS
Maik Hempel
VIC
357 facebook votes
MORT
Chris Hogben
NSW
5039 facebook votes
PARADISE
Christian McCarty
QLD
550 facebook votes
SHANE AND RYAN
Shane Addison
NSW
2716 facebook votes
SIDE STORY
Matthew Boughen
NSW
1178 facebook votes
TEDDY BELLY
Ashley Wincer
VIC
12 facebook votes
TRUE BRAINS
Dylan Watson
VIC
3841 facebook votes
WE RUN THIS
Steven Arriagada
VIC
3623 facebook votes
WHERE WERE YOU
Edward Drake
VIC
5681 facebook votes


Entrants were asked to create a 60 second trailer for the opportunity to win a $50,000 production budget to produce a seven part web series for MOVIE EXTRA.

The finalist trailers will broadcast on six of the Movie Network Channels from now until the winner announcement.

The winner will be announced on 12 January, 2011 and the winning series will premiere online at www.mnc.tv and broadcast on air in 2011 on MOVIE EXTRA.

The winner will be selected by a panel of industry judges including; Gyton Grantley, Webfest Ambassador, Marc Fennell, 2010 AFI Award Nominee for ABC’s Hungry Beast, Emma Moroney, Supervising Producer and Christopher Berry, Webfest Executive Producer.

The Movie Extra Webfest finalists were chosen from 100 entries to the facebook page, which made 13,795 fans and received 69,138 votes since its launch on 30 July.

Movie Extra Webfest Executive Producer, Christopher Berry said “we have been delighted with the response to the competition and the massive number of fans who have joined Webfest. The quality of entries is outstanding with many displaying great originality of concept. The tough task of choosing finalists has been decided through a combination of creativity, execution, story, series potential and number of votes.”

The finalist films of MOVIE EXTRA WEBFEST can be viewed on the Movie Extra Webfest facebook page at www.facebook.com/movieextrawebfest (click on the ‘finalists’ tab). Voting for finalists commences on Tuesday 16 November at 9.00am AEST.

*The 15 finalists listed are displayed in no particular order. The number of entries, facebook fans and votes are as at 16 November, 2010 08.59am AEST.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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