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Movie Extra Webfest Competition

Got a tonne of Facebook friends and a short film idea?

MOVIE EXTRA is set to launch an exciting new competition for passionate¬†and aspiring filmmakers on 30th July, 2010 – MOVIE EXTRA WEBFEST.MOVIE EXTRA WEBFEST is an opportunity for filmmakers to win a $50,000production budget to produce a seven part web series for MOVIE EXTRA.The winning series will premiere online at www.mnc.tv and broadcast onMOVIE EXTRA itself in 2011.One of the first competitions of its kind to be hosted entirely withinFacebook, MOVIE EXTRA WEBFEST leverages the power of social media bycreating an interactive forum where entrants are encouraged to get theirsocial networks working for them and entry is simple. Filmmakers pitchtheir original web series via a treatment and a 60sec trailer uploadedto the MOVIE EXTRA WEBFEST competition site and the amount of friendswho ‘like’ and comment on their work, will play a role in the judgingprocess. Entrants are encouraged to engage with as many forms of socialmedia in as many different ways to promote their entry online andincrease their chances of winning.”Movie Network Channels is committed to fostering new storytellingtalent, wherever it may reside, and we believe this competition willprovide the catalyst for a new breed of emerging filmmakers to breakinto the exciting transmedia landscape.” says Emma Moroney, SupervisingProducer at MOVIE NETWORK CHANNELS.Official competition registration opens TODAY atwww.facebook.com/movieextrawebfestand entries can be submitted from 30th July 2010.