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My film shot on 5D is a Semi-Finalist in Ridley Scott/Youtube's filmfest!

johnirwin's picture
Last seen: 11 months 3 weeks ago
Joined: 06/20/2012 - 12:50am

I can't believe it, my film "Sold" was chosen as a semi-finalist out of over 15,000 submissions for Ridley Scott's "Your Film Festival"! http://www.voteforsold.com

If my film 'Sold' is voted by the public into the top 10, I'll be flown to Venice, Italy to open the Venice International Film Festival with my film! Even more amazing, if 'Sold' wins, Scott Free Productions will award a $500,000 grant for me to make my dream movie with Ridley Scott! Please help my dreams come true and vote! http://www.voteforsold.com

Sold is about a young journalist who is inadvertently captured into a human trafficking ring while investigating the treatment of undocumented immigrants in America.

This competition is another fascinating look at how Scott Free productions has been able to use Youtube to gain more exposure for filmmakers (the first being that Life in a Day documentary).

This is the link people are using to watch the film and vote:
http://www.voteforsold.com
The above link will take someone directly to the film where they can click the red "VOTE" button to the right. Voting ends on July 13th and people are allowed to vote once a day. If you like the film, please help! I can't even imagine how cool it would be to go to Venice Film Festival and open the fest with my short! If you like the film, please vote!






johnirwin's picture
Last seen: 11 months 3 weeks ago
Joined: 06/20/2012 - 12:50am

Thanks Andrew and Danesk! I'm really glad you guys liked it and voted.:)

Crossing my fingers!


johnirwin's picture
Last seen: 11 months 3 weeks ago
Joined: 06/20/2012 - 12:50am

Thanks for your support everyone! Only 5 more days left to vote! http://www.voteforsold.com

Below are some behind-the-scenes photos. The biggest challenge was figuring out how to do the trunk scenes. Last minute we found the back half of a taxi cab on rollers that had a hole in the axle and a remove-able side. So helpful! It also didn't hurt to be using the 5D in such a small space. :)


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Last seen: 2 months 1 day ago
Joined: 10/03/2009 - 9:35pm

Great job John - I voted for your film. Any chance you will share some more "behind the scenes" shots so that those of us without the _reel_ deal can drool over your rig(s)??? Also, any chance you will share the size of your crew?

Wishing you much luck and hope to see you on the BIG screen in my town some day!