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The 3rd Annual 24hr Film Slam, April 20-21

FilmOneFest, in collaboration with Monmouth University announces their 3rd Annual 24hr Film Slam April 20-21 at the Woods Theatre, Monmouth Unversity.

Make a Film in 24 Hours!
Join FilmOneFest for a wild and fun day of creative filmmaking! Put a team together and compete against fellow filmmakers for cash prizes and a chance for your film to be included in FilmOneFest. Teams are given an assignment (a prop, a location and a line of dialog) and they have 24 hours to create a super short film (under 2mins).

Form a team (teams can be 1 person or more!) to make a short film in just 24 hours! Complete and email the Participant Forms (below) to to secure a spot! Then show up at the Lauren K Woods Theatre at Monmouth University on Friday, April 20th at 7pm. If you are from outside of New Jersey and participating virtually, monitor our website and FB page for the kickoff “assignment”!

At exactly 7:30pm on Friday, the “assignment” will be given to all the teams and posted on our website and FB page.

The assignment includes:

1)  A Location

2) A Prop

3) A Line of Dialogue

Teams will have exactly 24 hours to create a super short film (under 2 minutes).  All teams must bring their film to the Wood Theatre (370 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, NJ) or upload it if participating virtually, by 7:30pm, Saturday, April 21st.  Films will be screened beginning at 8pm and judged by our FilmOneFest judging panel based on the creative inclusion of the assignment items.

The top three films will be automatically accepted into FilmOneFest 2018.

$250 CASH PRIZE for 1st Place

$100 CASH PRIZE for People’s Choice Award.

Event Details

Friday, April 20th at 7:00 pm Woods Theatre. Filmmakers Only! Van service will be provided for student filmmakers from Atlantic Highlands Arts Council, 54 First Ave, Atlantic Highlands NJ.

Saturday, April 21st at 7:30 pm Woods Theatre. Open to the public.

Event is Free! Event includes dessert/coffee bar.

Please complete the attached forms and either email them to or bring them with you on April 20th!

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