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FrankenstienFrankenstein

Film Competition

Rules

Topic:  Films submitted will be in the spirit of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein - new films that celebrate or commemorate the characters, conflicts and themes of the original such as, but not limited to: scientific experiments gone wrong, the hubris of modern technology, the boundaries between life and death, and alienation from human society.

 

Qualifications:  Must be a current UCF undergrad or grad student at time of entry.

Length & Submission Format:
Film length: 10 minutes max. including credits
Color or B/W,
VHS or DVD accepted, with DVD preferred

Judges:  Professionals from the UCF Faculty and the industry.

Filmmakers' Mentor: Ula Stoeckl,
UCF School of Film and Digital Media (ustoeckl@mail.ucf.edu  or 407-823-1189)

On a stormy night in June 1816,
beside a lake in the shadow of the Alps,
surrounded by lovers and friends,
Mary Shelley began a story
that has never been out of print and one that
continues to inspire filmmakers.

 

We are looking for more films...

Prizes

  • $300 cash first prize
  • Bookstore gift certificates
  • Showing of the winning film at one of the Frankenstein events

Deadline for Submission

Monday, August 2, 2004
5:00 PM
Raynette Kibbee or designee
Library Administration, Room 511
UCF Library

For more information
call Raynette Kibbee
407-823-3222
rkibbee@mail.ucf.edu

She never knew the notorious mother who died during her birth.
She married two weeks after her husband's first wife committed suicide.
She gave birth to 4 children, 3 died by age three.
She was challenged to write a ghost story when she was just eighteen.

Mary Shelley created the novel Frankenstein!

This competition is part of the many activities surrounding the traveling exhibition “Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature” at UCF Library October 29-December 3 which is made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Library of Medicine, and the American Library Association.