FXWARS Challenge: 41 - 3 Day Cinematic Challenge! SPRINT-1 "ICE"


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You have 3 days to do a cinematic ANYWAY you can.
From 30 seconds to a Minute.
Sprint 1
FRIDAY August 22, 2014 12:00 PM
Monday August 25, 2014 12:00 PM

PHRASE: (If you have Dialogue, from a Robert Frost poem):
“Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.”

DATELINE: (Read rules for MORE Information)
Monday August 25, 2014 12:00 PM
Monday September 1, 12:00 PM
Monday September 8, 12:00 PM

(You have ONE WEEKEND to do the Challenge)


[li]LIVE ACTION[/li][li]ANIMATION[/li][li]VFX[/li][li]MOTION GRAPHICS[/li][li]HYBRID[/li]


•The challenge will last 3 days (FRIDAY,SATURDAY, SUNDAY).
We will run the challenge over 3 CONSECUTIVE weekends.
So if you miss one, you have two more chances to join.Or hell you cqan do all three.
• Entries for a specific weekends can not be CARRIED OVER to other weekends.
But since all thre entries will share a theme, you can reuse elements.

•Since we are dealing with worldwide timezones, the start of your countdown will be determined when you POST your WIP thread at the FXWARS forum.
• We will do this Challenge over the course of 3 WEEKENDS, so people who missed one have a chance to the other.
• Voting will be done at the END of 3 weekends.
• A person can do more than ONE entry by participating in more than ONE weekend…
• I will announce TOPIC for EACH weekend on Thursday at Noon US EST
•Also I will request the following on your Project, A SPECIFIC PROP, A COLOR and A PHRASE (If you have Dialogue).
• You can use Prefab assets, like SOUNDTRACK, MODELS, CLIP ART, STOCK FOOTAGE can be used BUT THEY NEED TO BE LISTED and if possible give credits to their origins.
(Do yourself a favor do this task AFTER you post your final entry.)
• You get bonus points for doing elements from scratch, so list those too.
• You can do a part of your piece, with LIVE ACTION, MOTION GRAPHICS, ANIMATION, VFX to a Hybrid Entry.
• The duration of the clip should be between 30 Seconds to ONE Minute.
• Team entries are encouraged.
• The artist also has to post total length of time it took and program used.
• WIP are encouraged if they are posted in ANOTHER thread. Please provide a link to them on this thread.
• WIP thread should be posted on the FXWARS Forum forum and should follow the following naming convention: 3 Day Cinematic Challenge!: <<TOPIC >><< Artist NAME OR TEAM NAME>>, <<Entry Name>>,<<TYPE OF ENTRY>>
• When hosting on a streaming site, please add to meta Data
“3 Day Cinematic Challenge”. “FXWARS”, “CGSociety”. It will help us finw them in the future.
• It is Recommended that Final movies should be rendered at least 320 x 240 or 640 x 480 or Higher in QuickTime* format (Sorenson Compression), but other resolutions and formats are allowed. * (The animation format is open for discussion.)
• The animation should follow the following naming convention:

 MYNAME_FXWARS(RESOLUTION).mov/MP4. And please add your name at the beginning and end of the animation, and if you can, also add a small non disruptive watermark during the animation. If you wish you can add an after credits t oyour piece.

• Collaborative pieces are accepted and encouraged, but Teams entries must have a identifying banner and a name. Shot lists should be included with the entry.
• Individuals participating in a team CAN have their own individual entries.
• Post on this thread your link to your WIP thread and your FINAL piece.
• You can add multiple entries, as long as they have different WIP threads.
• Freelancers CAN participate in more than ONE entry
• All Teams members & Freelancers will get screen credit for in the title cards for participation
• Only participants who follow the rules and submit a final entry will be eligible for the voting process.
• Please try to avoid Trademarked or Copyrighted material.
• The moderators reserve the right to take down any thread.