May 052011



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Haydenfilms Online Festival Unveils Season 1 Finalists










Lehigh Valley, Penn. (PRWEB) August 26, 2005

The judging is complete, and it is time to vote for the winner of the First Annual Haydenfilms Online Film Festival.

After reviewing over 100 films, an expert panel of judges has selected the top thirty-six films competing for a $ 10,000 cash prize, plus other prizes from sponsors such as Write Brothers and CMP Books. The films will be available for free online member viewing and voting at http://www.haydenfilms.com beginning Aug. 30, continuing through Oct. 30, 2005. The top four filmmakers will have their films shown during the winner’s ceremony in November, and the filmmaker with the most online votes will receive the grand prize.

Finalists for the contest submitted short films no longer than thirty minutes to be reviewed by a unique, professional judging panel consisting of eight national media professors and film industry experts. Each judge viewed and voted on the films, and their top selections have been made available online at http://www.haydenfilms.com for voting. A complete list of the finalists is available at http://www.haydenfilms.com/news.php

Each film will be available to view in its entirely for member voting, with the online community making the final decision on the winner. All Haydenfilms members who vote online will be entered into a drawing for a $ 250.00 Viewer Appreciation Award, which will be chosen at the end of the festival voting period in November.

Haydenfilms.com was among the first solely online film festivals, beginning in October 2004 as a way for independent filmmakers to showcase their works to the online community. Of the various online film festivals, they were the first to accept all short films regardless of genre, and the first to offer a $ 10,000 cash prize to the winning filmmaker. Submissions were accepted until July 15, 2005, and include a wide variety of films, ranging from student submissions, animation, and documentary formats.

The Online Film Festival is just one component of Haydenfilms.com, which is quickly becoming known as the premier online resource for independent filmmakers. In addition to the Festival, the website offers its members industry news, job and resume posting, message boards, and shopping for filmmaking software and equipment.

For more information on the Festival, please visit http://www.haydenfilms.com, or contact Haydenfilms LLC at 610-894-9639.

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Mar 182011



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Haydenfilms Announces Season One Grand Prize Finalists











Lehigh Valley, PA (PRWEB) November 8, 2005

The Haydenfilms Online Film Festival is pleased to announce their top four finalists for Season One, competing to win the $ 10,000 grand prize at our awards ceremony in December of 2005. The online community selected the finalists from the thirty-six films

participating in the festival, which ran August 30 through October 30, 2005, via an online voting system created for the festival.

The finalists in alphabetical order are: “Fortunate Son” submitted by Quinn Saunders; “I Killed Zoe Day” submitted by Powell Weaver; “Life or Breath” submitted by Steve Desmond; and “Smartcard” submitted by James Oxford. While the winning film will receive the grand prize, the other finalists will receive prize packages contributed by sponsors such as Write Brothers, CMP Books, and Akimbo. These four films will also be showcased at Haydenfilms.com through August 29, 2006. Season Two of the Haydenfilms Online Film Festival begins August 30, 2006.

Finalists for the festival submitted short films no longer than thirty minutes to be reviewed by a unique, professional judging panel consisting of eight national media professors and film industry experts. Each judge viewed and voted on the films, and the top thirty-six films were made available for online member voting during the festival period.

Haydenfilms.com was among the first solely online film festivals, beginning in October 2004 as a way for independent filmmakers to showcase their works to the online community. Of the various online film festivals, they were the first to accept all short films regardless of genre, and the first to offer a $ 10,000 cash prize to the winning filmmaker. Submissions were accepted until July 15, 2005, and included a wide variety of films, ranging from student submissions, animation, and documentary formats.

The Online Film Festival is just one component of Haydenfilms.com, which is quickly becoming known as the premier online resource for independent filmmakers. In addition to the Festival, the website offers its members industry news, job and resume posting, message boards, and shopping for filmmaking software and equipment.

For more information on the Festival, please visit http://www.haydenfilms.com, or contact Haydenfilms LLC at 610-894-9639.

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