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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.