The 168 Film Project is a short film competition, in which contestants create media during168 hours or one week, based on foundational scriptures. 168 is calling all levels of filmmakers – from beginner to expert to produce films from wherever you are located, anywhere in the world. For the first time ever, 168 Film Project has announced a change of venue for its 19th annual 168 Film Festival. This year’s festival will be held at Trilith Studios in Atlanta, GA on November 4-5, 2022. Trilith Studios is one of the largest studios in the country. Winners will share $5000 in cash and prizes, plus worldwide exposure for select films on 168 Streaming. The 168 Film Festival features networking opportunities, classes, celebrities, red carpet and awards. An estimated fifty percent (50%) of media is now made in GA, so you need to be seen here! See the Entry/Film Fest Promo: 168 Film Project CFE, Festival Trilith on Vimeo Filmmakers can sign up for one of two filmmaking groups. The 168 Speed Film entry deadline is August 5, 2022 for Group 1, to be shot the week of August 19-26. The entry deadline is September 5, 2022 for Group 2, to be shot September 16-23, 2022. There are 10 days of pre-production. Info & Team signup is at 168film.com/project. Actors and crew can list their availability and get on the 168 email list. Networking and Educational events are scheduled in-person for the Atlanta Area: Aug 5 & Aug 6. More events will be added. See calendar for details: https://168film.com/ “Media production has greatly expanded and so will we,” said founder/director, John David Ware. “Our theme is ‘Restoration,’ which often comes after the storm, from the hand of God. Our host, Trilith Studios, is new and cutting edge and the 168 Film Festival will be spectacular there!” 168 past contributors include Affirm Films, Arri & Sony and celebrities Zach Levi, (Shazam), Candace Cameron Bure (Full House), Kevin Sorbo (God’s Not Dead, Hercules) & T.C. Stallings (War Room). 168 has helped launch careers such as writer/director Joshua Weigel, The Butterfly Circus; Emil Milan Pinnock, Up North; actor Kevin Sizemore, The Case for Christ; writer/director Robert Kirbyson Snowmen and writer/director and John David Ware, Final Frequency, Unbridled. According to Casting Director and 2022 Jury Member Mark Fincannon (Ray, Miracles from Heaven, The Blindside). “Actors and crew need to do this for the exposure. The industry respects those who can be excellent and fast. And the spiritual lessons will last a lifetime. I can’t wait to see the films!” 168 Film Festival tickets go on sale in August 2022. As many as 1,000 people are expected. Book hotel now for Fayetteville, Peachtree City and other cities near Trilith Studios. In the meantime, see below for some of our 20-year history and links to some of our best films & trailers. 168 Film Festival Sponsors: include 8168 Productions, Advent Media, Roush Media and Arri.
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