The Aim:

To harness the amazing power of audio, whether it be natural (nat) sound, dialogue, or your soundtrack. We've found that audio is one of the most overlooked elements in filmmaking, so we're challenging you to make it your focus! We hope it'll give your approach a swift kick in the and get you thinking in a different way - one that will pull your viewer in deep and make them even more captivated by your visuals.

The Details:

Hobbyist:
Create a 55-60 second film
Use the theme of "Family"
Use the song "Honey" by Sunbeam
Put an emphasis on Ambient / Nat Sounds in the piece

Professional:
Create a 115 to 120 second film
Use the theme of "Home"
Use the song "Building Houses" by Wesley Jensen
Put an emphasis on Ambient / Nat Sounds as well as dialogue in the piece
Include the line "my heart is" either as a Dialogue or as a Voice Over

The challenge closes August 21st, 2012 at 11:59PM EST.

To enter, and for all of the rules and regulations, please visit BigShortsChallenge.com

Good luck!

- stillmotion

Special thanks to With Etiquette, Adobe, Manfrotto, Cinevate, LensProToGo, Tascam, and Vimeo for their support in Big Shorts.

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