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Statewide – “Phone it in Film Challenge” sponsored by the VPA – Submissions due Feb 28 – Free to enter with cash prizes

The Virginia Production Alliance is launching the “Phone It In Film Challenge” this February. You can find all of the challenge information on our website, HERE. There will be CASH PRIZES up for grabs!


Register your team today and get started! You can register HERE.


Challenge basics:

  • Teams of 5 must complete a film over the course of one month. The 5 team members are cast and crew, etc. Not 5 cast and 5 crew (we’re still in a pandemic)!
  • The team must write, shoot and edit their film in February, the shortest month of the year. Registration runs throughout January and February with the final submission of Feb. 28, 2021.
  • The narrative theme is “A Day in the Life”
  • Your team must use a mobile device (smartphone or tablet) to shoot it on – no DSLRs, no video cams, etc. You can use whatever other tools, gadgets, and software you choose.
  • One teammate must be a VPA member.
  • Filming locations are exclusive to Virginia.