Your film must have:
A running time of 4-7 minutes in length (not including credits)
A credit sequence of 60 seconds or less
Only content that was conceived of, shot and edited during the 48-hour period between the Kickoff Event and the drop-off deadline
An all-volunteer cast and crew
An opening slate that includes the following: "Created for the LACK OF FOCUS 48-Hour Comedy Film Project, Vermont Comedy Club, 2018."
The 3 elements assigned at the Kickoff Event (character, prop, line of dialogue)
Permission to use any locations that appear in the film
Your film must be delivered via:
A flash drive with the file (mov, m4v, etc.) or
An unlisted streaming link (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.)
NO DVDS or CD-Rs PLEASE.
Additional required items:
Signed Team Leader Agreement (one per team, delivered at Kickoff)
Signed Waiver & Release Forms (one per member, delivered at drop-off)
Team Leader must:
Register in advance by Oct 1, 2018
Attend the Kickoff Event (6pm Oct 5th)
Sign/submit the Team Leader Agreement
Submit the team's film by the drop-off deadline (6pm Oct 7th)
Attend the screening (7pm Oct 7th)
Your Team CANNOT:
Pre-plan their film in any way (except choosing team members and a comedy sub-genre). No writing, editing, design, shooting, etc. before the Kickoff Event!
Share footage or photos of the production during the 48-hour event (social media posts of cast & crew are okay as long as they don't give away major details - don't spoil the magic!)