Press release from NIXCO

Filmmakers have less than one week to submit entries into MOVIE EXTRA WEBFEST 2.0 for the opportunity to win a $100,000 production budget to produce a seven part webseries for MOVIE EXTRA. The winning webseries will premiere on the Movie Network Channels’ YouTube channel www.youtube.com/mnctv.

Following the announcement of the additional $50,000 contributed by Screen Australia to the overall prize money, the entry deadline was extended to November 23, 2011. To date, the competition has successfully gained over 21,000 Facebook fans and over 50 entries since the launch on 1 August,
2011.

There is still time to enter for a chance to win a $100,000 production budget! Filmmakers simply need to pitch an original webseries idea via a 60 second trailer uploaded on to the MOVIE EXTRA WEBFEST Facebook competition page www.facebook.com/movieextrawebfest.

The winner of MOVIE EXTRA WEBFEST 2.0 will be decided through a combination of votes and an official MOVIE EXTRA industry judging panel who will assess each work on creativity and the performance of the trailer in an online environment.

General voting for MOVIE EXTRA WEBFEST 2.0 closes 30 November 2011, with finalists revealed 2 December, 2011. The winner of MOVIE EXTRA WEBFEST 2.0 will be announced on 7 December, 2011.

To enter MOVIE EXTRA WEBFEST 2.0 and for regular competition updates, announcements and to vote for entries visit Facebook www.facebook.com/movieextrawebfest.

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