Element Assignment Character, Prop & Line Requirements
At the Kickoff Event we will announce a character, a prop and a line of dialogue just a few minutes before the Official Filmmaking Period begins.
These elements must be included in your film.
The elements will vary from city to city, but in each location ALL teams will have the same required elements. It's up to each team to decide how to integrate them into their own film. Teams compete for most creative use of these elements.
Examples of Previous Characters
Oskar or Odeta Prýgl - Kurýr Brno, Czech Republic 2017
Jan Drak / Jana Draková, Vandrák Brno, Czech Republic 2021
Ivan Žába nebo Ivana Žábová, Vědec/Vědkyně Brno, Czech Republic 2019
Petr Zoncna nebo Petra Zoncnová, Novinář/Novinářka Brno, Czech Republic 2018
Examples of Previous Props
náramkové hodinky Prague, Czech Republic 2019
zabalený dárek Brno, Czech Republic 2021
Flaška Brno, Czech Republic 2019
Examples of Previous Lines
Schoval jsi to dobře? Prague, Czech Republic 2018
Ty snad nemáš rozum? Brno, Czech Republic 2020
Ber věci tak, jak jsou. Prague, Czech Republic 2019
Jaká byla otázka? Prague, Czech Republic 2020
The required line of dialogue must be heard or seen - it may be written. It may be in a foreign language; however if it is not clear that this is the required line, it should be translated.
The required character does not have to be the star, but we must actually see him/her on the screen. Name tags, etc. are not necessary so long as the audience can infer who he/she is.
The required prop must be seen, and it should be used in your film in some way.
Adherence to Assignment
Did you know judges base part of their scores on a film’s adherence to assignment? This refers to the genre and required elements.
Elements in Credits Do Not Count
The required elements must appear in the story of your film. Use of the elements only in the end credits will NOT fulfill the requirement.