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Kauai film challenge

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What is it?

The Kauai Film Challenge is a short film competition open to Kauai residents of all ages and skill levels. Filmmakers will have five days to write, direct, and produce a 3-7 minute short film!

Participants will have the opportunity to compete for prizes and showcase their work to the Kauai community at a final screening event.

How does it

  • Participants have five days to write, direct, and produce a 3-7 minute short film.

  • Prizes are available to the top three films and audience favorite.

  • Theme will be announced during October's kickoff event.

Who can enter?

  • Individuals and teams up to five (5).

  • Participants must be volunteers.

  • Participants must be Kauai residents.

  • All ages and skill levels are welcome.

  • Entry per team: $100


  • Cash Prizes TBA!

  • Audience Favorite (Determined at final screening)

Important Dates

  • Teams must be registered by September 30th, 2022

  • Kickoff Event - October 7th, 2022 @ 5:00pm - 8:00pm HST

  • Final films due - October 12th, 2022 @ 11:59pm HST

  • Final Screening - October 28th, 2022 @ 4:30pm - 9:00pm HST 

Competition Rules

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