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Students compete to make the short film "CUT!"

July 30 2006

Students compete to make the short film "CUT!"

After two years of nationwide success, the CUT! National High Schools Video Competition is back with a vengeance in 2006. The Wintec School of Media Arts has again created this opportunity for secondary school students to make their mark in the world of short film. This competition is open to all secondary students and can be a unique and beneficial assignment option for Year 12 and 13 media students to complete as part of their NCEA requirements.

The competition "CUT!" is being organised by Wintec's School of Media Arts Moving Image department and is a chance for students "to make and show work that is challenging to produce, that provides audiences with a stimulating viewing experience and that succeeds as a piece of video-making."

Ten finalists will have their films screened at the Hamilton Rialto Cinemas, with a range of prizes supplied by Panasonic, Telecom, Focal Press and Apple. The competition is free and open to any production team of students who are currently enrolled in and attending a New Zealand secondary school.

Prize categories are Best Documentary, Best Short Film, Best Art Direction, Best Editing, Best Cinematography and Best Director. Entries should be no more than eight minutes and can be submitted on video or DVD. The closing date for entries is the 29th of September, with the winner being announced at the Rialto Cinema screening on the 29th of October.

For aspiring film-makers, this competition gives students the chance to develop their skills, present their work in a national arena to their peers as well as to industry professionals and receive major prizes.

For more information including registration details and entry forms, visit: www.wintec.ac.nz/CUT!

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