FLORIDA TODAY newspaper recently launched its 3rd annual short film contest, 90 Seconds to Fame, to help local aspiring movie makers make it one step closer to becoming a famous movie director.
The contest stipulates that at least the director or producer must be a Florida Space Coast resident, or if living someplace else, you must be a graduate of a local high school. Films also had to be created this calendar year and submitted on DVD or CD in MPEG2 (a standard DVD) or QuickTime.
On Wednesday, FLORIDA TODAY opened voting to the general public to help choose the best film in the categories of comedy, drama or documentary/home movie. Don’t worry if you miss the first round of voting which ends at noon on August 24 because there are two other rounds on August 31 then finally September 7. The final winners will then go on to be announced Nov. 13-14 at the Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival to be held at Premiere Theaters Oaks Stadium 10 in Melbourne.