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 REEL Authentico Contest Calls for Local Filmmakers

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REEL Authentico Contest Calls for Local Filmmakers

The Downtown Management District (DMD) is looking for a few good local filmmakers.

The REEL AUTHENTICO Video Contest is asking entrants to produce a video capturing the spirit of ‘Authentico’ in DTEP and enter the contest for a chance to be featured in an INSIDER feature article, have their video distributed on the official Downtown El Paso Youtube channel, and presented at the Plaza Classic Film Festival.

Additionally, first, second and third prizes will be awarded gift cards to Downtown El Paso businesses of their choice.

Contestants can highlight an area, spotlight people, a local scene, or provide any narrative that shows the authenticity of downtown, while keeping it positive

Please keep all submitted videos under 2 minutes long (winners will be asked for an edit under 00:59 seconds for distribution on Instagram). Photos can be taken with any video camera and submitted in MP4 format – cell phones or professional cameras permitted.

One video per videography team allowed for submission. No profanity. No controversial or political content. All videos will be judged for 3 elements:

– (Content) Expressing how DTEP is AUTHENTICO in a positive fashion

– Quality of execution

– Originality

Click HERE for full contest rules.

Deadline for submission is July 26, 2017

Winners will be announced on August 3, 2017

To enter the Reel Authentico Video Contest: please e-mail rvasquez@lepasodmd.org a Dropbox link to download your video, or deliver a USB with video file directly to DMD offices at 201 E. Main, Ste. 107.

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