Details of our 3rd Annual 24 Hour Film Dash will be posted very soon!!! In the meantime, here are our celebrity judges.
Our three celebrity judges for 2011 are:
Jay Cantu – Jay graduated from San Benito High School and went on to graduate from Texas A&M University. He has worked in radio for over ten years. He became program director of KHKZ Kiss 106.3 in 2005. He is currently one of the co-hosts of the morning show. He is married with one child.
Alvaro Rodriguez – Alvaro has been writing since childhood and, in fact, did his best work when he was 11. His Texas-border series of short stories, including a Pushcart Prize nominee, have appeared in The Mesquite Review, Bordersenses, flashquake and Popcorn Fiction, among others. With filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, he is the co-writer of the wishing-rock children’s movie SHORTS (2009), and MACHETE (2010) starring Danny Trejo and Robert De Niro. He is a graduate of Edinburg High School, has a B.A. in English from the University of Texas and an M.A. in Literature from the University of Houston.
Omar Rosales – Omar was born and raised in Harlingen, Texas. With a background in Anthropology and Law, Omar is a natural explorer. His first feature film 'Heaven in Exile' has won numerous awards including Best Documentary Film at the Heart of England Film Festival, Best World Film at the South Africa Film Festival, and has also been nominated for the Rising Star Award by the Canada International Film Festival. Heaven in Exile portrays the contemporary life of Tibetan refugees and His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
3RD ANNUAL 24 HOUR FILM DASH
Teams will create a five (5) minute or shorter digital film/video during a 24 hour period that begins around noon Saturday, April 30 and ends 24 hours later on Sunday, May 1, 2011. The required genre, prop, location, character, required line of dialogue, and other particulars will be announced Saturday morning during the “Kick Off” meeting.
Date: Saturday, April 30, 2011
Registration 8:30 am til 10:30 am
Kick off Meeting 10:30 til before noon
Start and Finish Line:
Cine El Rey
311 S. 17th St.
For Additional Information Contact
Lupita Gutierrez Garza 956.536.9596
Henry Serrato 956.793.8783
CineSol 24 Hour Dash Screening and Judging – Saturday, May 7, 2011
Location – Cine El Rey
Time – Doors open @ 6pm. Screening time starts @ 7pm
Due to time constraints, total number of teams will be limited to 50 teams, so register today!