The 12thAnnual 24-Hour Video Race, presented by The Video Association of Dallas, will commence at the Angelika Film Center in Mockingbird Station at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, May 10, and end 24 hours later at midnight on Saturday, May 11. The Angelika Film Center is at 5321 E. Mockingbird Ln.
Dallas film and video makers of all levels of experience are invited to participate in the race, both creatively and literally. Teams that do not make it to the finish line at midnight will not be included in the judging, All teams will be assigned four critical elements: one theme, one prop, one location and one line of dialogue. There will also be 3 new divisions in 2013:
- Rock Around the Clock (music videos)
- Doc Around the Clock (documentaries)
- All-mobile device division
Anyone with a camera and the willingness to race can participate. Past teams have included elementary school students to professional filmmakers. Student teams compete against other student teams and adult teams are categorized by team size rather than skill level.
The 24-Hour Video Race’s teams are divided in to five categories:
- Pixelvision: K-12 Teams
- Futurevision: Current College/University students and recent graduates
- Auteur: Professional or amateur teams of a single member
- Guerrilla: Professional or Amateur teams of 3 to 5 members
- Hollywood: Professional or Amateur teams of 6 or more members
The screenings of the work of all the entrants will be Tuesday-Thursday, May 14-16 with the finalists screened on Monday, May 20 at the Angelika Film Center. The winning videos will be shown on KERA –TV Channel 13’s program “Frame of Mind,” on the website, and on You+Media Dallas site. Team members should bring Race badges for admission to the screenings. (This includes teams who did not finish the Race.) Members of the general public can also attend. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. The screening schedule will be posted the Monday after the race.
Sponsored by: Texas Commission on the Arts, Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, and Dallas Film Commission
ABOUT VIDEO ASSOCIATION of DALLAS:
The mission of the Video Association of Dallas, 501(c)(3), is to promote an understanding of video as a creative medium and cultural force in our society, and to support and advance the work of Texas artists working in video and the electronic arts. VAD serves its mission through exhibition, education, information, service and advocacy. Video Association of Dallas presents the 24-Hour Video Race and other programs throughout the year.