Friday, November 19, 2010

Call for participants: the 69 Hour Film Challenge

Darryl Gold is back with this year's 69 Hour Film Challenge. In addition to his annual Hard Liquor and Porn Film Festival (which is really just a raunchy comedy festival) which he hosts in Toronto and Montreal, he runs the 69 Hour Film Challenge in which filmmakers are required to make a film in 69 Hours incorporating at least 3 items from a secret list of 10 which is revealed at the contest start. Films are to be 5 minutes or shorter, including credits.

The contest begins at 9pm EST on Thursday, December 2, when the secret list will be revealed on the website The submissions must be received by 6pm on December 5, 2010 EST in Toronto (location to be determined) or uploaded online. The entries will be shown on Thursday December 9, 2010 at 10pm at The Comedy Bar (945 Bloor St.W, Toronto). An award will be given for best 69 Hour Film.

FILMMAKERS WANTED to participate in The 69 Hour Film Challenge.

Film Challenge: December 2 - 5, 2010
Film Screening: December 9, 2010
The Comedy Bar - 945 Bloor St.W Toronto

The 69 Hour Film Challenge is a competition where film makers have 69 hours to make a funny short film about sex or something naughty. The films must include items from a secret list revealed at the start of the challenge. The challenge has regularly been a part of The Hard Liquor and Porn Film Festival since 2006. This 2010 challenge is a special event all on it's own.

The gala screening party will be 10pm, Thursday December 9 at The Comedy Bar in Toronto.  The program will include live music, surprise guests, awards, and will be broadcast live over the internet .

The challenge is open to adults 18 and over anywhere in the world. If you are interested in making a film for the challenge visit the website to learn more and sign up.

Good Luck. // DG
Darryl Gold

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