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Orienteering Short Film  not quite.

Show Profile  leepback Posted: 21 June 2008, 4:18 PM  
Below is a link to a short film Mapgirl and I made for a competition in the local newspaper. It is about an individual sport&the word orienteering does appear in it &..and it is about the great outdoors and the average Aussies attitude towards it.

If you have a couple of minutes please have a look, its titled I fish and I vote, and if you think it is OK then vote for it (you dont have to fish) so we can win some cash and a camera. If you think its crap thats fine as well.

We filmed it in about 3 hours with no pre-planning except for a bit of location scouting via google maps (satellite) and got a friend to do voice over the next evening. The film had to be no longer than 2 minutes and contain 4 of the following items. The Newcastle Herald; Grapes; a Knight; the Beach, the Hunter River. We used all 5 but you wont notice the beach.

To make it even more difficult it had to be shot only using in-camera editing meaning you are not allowed to download the video footage and alter it on a PC editing package although you can do whatever you like with the sound.

There are also judges considering these for first and second place that attract even better prizes (AUD$2500 for first), but scoring some of that would be wishful thinking. Personally I think the standout winner is Little Jim made by a local advertising agency.

TO VIEW FILM in Windows Media Player (BEST) http://theherald.yourguide.com.au/files/65/71/00/000007165/IFISHANDIVOTE.wmv

TO VIEW FILM in small window that doesnt always work
http://theherald.yourguide.com.au/multimediaplayer.aspx?id=2431&fileid=7165

TO VOTE
http://theherald.yourguide.com.au/news/local/news/general/good-bad-and-ugly-in-films-screen-test/794065.aspx


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