“Show Me Sunset & Vine” is a short video competition in which you can show off what the area means to you, something that could be of particular importance for LAFS and LARS students.
The Central Hollywood Coalition and the Sunset & Vine Business Improvement District
SHOW ME SUNSET & VINE
Video Contest Guidelines
This competition is open to all filmmakers and anyone with a desire to participate and share their creativity and passion for Hollywood! Entrants under eighteen (18) must have a parent or legal guardian sign the Participant’s Agreement for them.
Participants are asked to create a short video, no more than 5 (five) minutes long, showing what Sunset and Vine means to them. Working individually or in small teams, participants may only use cell phone cameras or other similar personal video devices. Professional camera equipment is not allowed and films made using such equipment will not be eligible. The film may be edited using any means available. Any music or pre-recorded sound effects are allowed but participant must have the rights to use them.
Films must be completed and received by the Show Me Sunset & Vine Short Film Contest Committee by Thursday, May 16, 2013. The Committee will select the finalists for public voting. On Thursday, May 23, 2013, the voting period will open on the Hollywood HQ Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/HollywoodHQ). Only the finalists, as selected by the Committee, will enter into the public voting round.
Videos should be filmed within the boundaries of the Sunset & Vine Business Improvement District (BID) and include at least three (3) of the twelve (12) landmarks listed on the next page. For a map of the BID boundaries, click here.
In conjunction with the 2nd annual Sunset & Dine event (www.sunsetanddine.org), the board of the Central Hollywood Coalition (CHC), which manages the Sunset & Vine BID, would like to continue the tradition of inviting the community to help creatively showcase the area in the Sunset & Vine District as a unique, vibrant and exciting destination that is home to creative individuals, businesses and organizations. The selected films will be used by the Sunset & Vine BID for marketing and public relations purposes. The creators of the selected films will also be awarded with honors and prizes, including one (1) $500 grand prize for each category (18 years of age or under, and over 18). The selected films will be determined by a public vote and at the discretion of the Committee.
Finished films should be submitted on DVD or computer file (disc, flash drive or e-mail), to the office of the Hollywood Property Owners Alliance, 1680 N. Vine Street, Suite 414, Hollywood CA, 90028 by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
Questions should be directed to Devin Strecker, Manager of Communications and Social Media, Hollywood Property Owners Alliance, at (323) 463-6767 or email@example.com.
Additional Rules and Guidelines
- All films must be viewable by a public audience; violence, foul language or lewd content is not permitted
- Any unlawful or inappropriate behavior is prohibited and will result in disqualification
- Participants must not incorporate copyrighted music into their films
- The filmmakers must have the permission of all actors/extras featuring in any film
- Films are permitted to use superimposed text
Landmarks in the Sunset & Vine BID
- Cinerama Dome
- Sunset Bronson Studios
- Sunset Media Tower
- AMPAS Pickford Center
- Hollywood Athletic Club
- Taglyan Cultural Center & Armenian Church
- Sunset Vine Tower
- Villa Elaine
- Amoeba Records
- LA Film School
- Cat & Fiddle
- Chase Bank