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• In this adrenaline filled competition you have one weekend to make a short film.

• Your film will premiere on the big screen for a live theater audience and be seen by top judges.

• Winners are invited to Filmapalooza - our international film festival

• Top films are screened at the Cannes Short Film Corner.

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