The screenings of the work of all the entrants will be Tuesday-Thursday, May 8-10 with the finalists screened on Monday, May 14 at the Angelika Film Center. The winning videos will be shown at the 25th annual VideoFest in Sept. 27-30 at the Dallas Museum of Art and also on KERA –TV Channel 13’s program “Frame of Mind” and on You+Media Dallas. Team members should bring Race lanyards 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.
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. This year’s race participants will use H264 QuickTime files on USB drives.
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.