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‘The Shoot Out Boulder’, Art Event 24hrs

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Here are some of the questions that were asked during the show:
  • What form of art is the shoot out?
  • How to make a film for the shoot out
  • How do you edit the film?
  • How do you win?
  • What are the popular categories?

Upcoming Pre-Event Workshops at Boulder’s Filmmaking Contest

We have two workshops to provide: First is with the support of Boulder Digital Arts, is on Thursday, September 29 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the BDA Production Studio.  You will meet other interested participants and potential crew, find out what makes a winning film, learn tricks of the trade, meet the organizers and see examples from previous years’ winners! Register directly on the BDA Website!

Workshop Sign-up Second is with the support of the Boulder Arts Commission.  This workshop is designed to help prepare the filmmakers of all ages for The Shoot Out Boulder.

This day long event is on Saturday, October 1st from 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. It will inspire film-makers to make a fast film while teaching them the methodology of successful short-form storytelling, lighting, directing, and in-camera editing.  Special emphasis will be paid to The Shoot Out’s official format and requirements. Sign up here!

The workshop is a great way to help filmmakers find their vision, learn problem solving skills, and meet new friends.  After this event, participants should have a head-start on preparing for the upcoming Shoot Out.

Exciting Change in Venue for Top 10 Films

Nomad Theater

The 8th annual The Shoot Out 24 Hour Filmmaking Festival kicks off on October 7th at 5:55 PM in front of the Boulder County Courthouse on the 1300 block of the Pearl Street Mall in Boulder.

Screenings are in a new venue in North Boulder at the Nomad Theater on Quince and Broadway. Because of the limited capacity of the Nomad theater, we will be doing three screenings on Sunday by splitting up our participants into two catagories. Public tickets will be available after participants requests have been made for the first two screenings. Final screening is open to the public.

Top 10 Films 17 & Under Films will screen at 1 PM on Sunday, October 9th at the Nomad Theater. The selection of these films will be made by the peer judges selected by the Boulder International Film Festival’s Youth Advisory Board along with oversight by a Shoot Out Boulder judge coordinator. Awards will be given to Best 17 & Under and Best Boulder Family Film.

The second screening is at 4 PM and is for 18 & over filmmakers and their registered teams. The Top 10 Films will be screened with awards given out for specific catagorical prizes.

The 7 PM screening will consist of the screening only of The Shoot Out Boulder Top 10 Films, including the Best 17 & under and Best Boulder Family Film (audience will be polled only for the Audience Choice Award. No other awards will be given out during this screening), screening is open to the public with tickets available at Nomad Theater Box Office as well as online through eventbrite (details to follow soon).