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Unleash your need for SPEED with Winter Film Awards and Lime Rock Park! #WFA48 WFA 48-Hour Film Challenge, Nov 7-9 2014

What can YOU do in just 48 hours?

Some of the best movies of all time include race cars flying around a track!  Join Winter Film Awards and Lime Rock Park, the Road Racing Center of the East to unleash your need for speed!

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Winter Film Awards 48-Hour Film Challenge “Best Picture” winner will win a pair of season passes to the best race track in the Northeast! Check out America’s fastest, most powerful production-bodied sports cars in the Trans-Am Series, the amazing Tudor United Sportscar prototypes, amateur racing with the SCCA, the beautiful vintage cars of the Historic Festival, plus Community Events and much more at Lime Rock’s stunning location in Northwest Connecticut.

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About the Challenge

WINTER FILM AWARDS challenges the local NYC community to create a 4-7 minute short film in a specified genre, tagline and prop in just a single gonzo weekend! Thirty teams of the most creative people in the tri-state area have just 48 sleepless hours to decide what they are going to do, write a screenplay, assemble props, costumes and actors, rehearse, shoot, score and edit their film. Students, amateurs, and seasoned industry veterans alike learn the importance of caffeine, team work and time management in successful filmmaking.

For challenge rules, prizes, registration details, participating sponsors and more information about the Winter Film Awards, please visit www.WinterFilmAwards.com

About Lime Rock Park

This is Lime Rock…

Incredibly historic yet modern. Not a hint of a grandstand but tremendous spectator viewing. Fan friendly in the extreme. A beautiful venue – it is truly a park – and even those who are not motorsports fans know what Lime Rock Park is. Of course, those who are savvy about auto racing in New England consider Lime Rock Park its actual and spiritual home.

Lime Rock’s history is inextricably entwined with that of sports car racing’s. In its 55-year existence, almost all of the sport’s greats have raced here: Andretti, Moss, Gurney, Posey, Rodriguez, Hobbs, Hill, Donohue, Ward, Fitch… the list of great drivers who’ve raced here is literally endless, from the drivers in the industry changing Formula Libre race of 1959 through the stars of the 1960s, 70s and 80s in Can-Am, Camel GTP, F5000, Trans-Am and Atlantic.

Lime Rock is unique and cannot be compared to any other track, arena or sporting venue. Its fans are loyal, vocal and knowledgeable. It delivers what it promises: Great, safe racing at an historic but modern track, in a beautiful yet easily accessible setting.

The Best Racing Movies of All Time — (Paste Magazine)

Top 10 Movie Cars of All Time — Popular Mechanics

The Ten Best Car Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen — Jalopnik

20 Greatest Car Movies — UK Telegraph

25 Best Car Movies Ever — Stuff

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WINTER FILM AWARDS mission is to recognize excellence and diversity in cinema and to promote learning and expression for all artists at all stages of their careers. We celebrate the cultural mixture that is New York City, showcasing emerging filmmakers from every age, ethnic, racial, religious, cultural, political and geographic perspective. The 48-Hour Challenge format gives filmmakers a chance to work closely with a team and to intensely focus while just going out and doing it!

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About Winter Film Awards

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. Our Mission is to recognize excellence in cinema and to promote learning and artistic expression for people at all stages of their artistic careers with a focus on nurturing emerging filmmakers and helping them gain recognition and contacts to break into this difficult industry. We pride ourselves on our diverse collection of Festival selections, allowing our audience to enjoy films they normally wouldn’t think to seek out. WFA is a minority- and women-owned registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Posted on October 27, 2014, in 48-Hour Film Challenge and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

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