KSPS to Host 7th Annual 50 Hour Slam Inland Northwest Film Festival
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50 Hour Slam Inland Northwest Film Festival

The 50 Hour Slam is an annual film competition and festival open to all filmmakers in the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene area. It’s creators and organizers- Vexing Media, Purple Crayon Pictures, Kinetic Energy Productions, and Adam Boyd – designed the festival as a way to encourage new and emerging independent artists as well as to challenge the more established filmmakers of the region. The filmmakers will have exactly 50 hours to complete a 3 to 6 minute movie; starting from the writing and development process all the way to the final editing stage. The competitors will be encouraged to experiment and push their talents to create a unique and entertaining piece for their entry.

50 Hour Slam 2017 Important Dates

The New Year is here and the 50 Hour Slam is getting geared up for this spring!

Kickoff Weekend

  • Date: March 24th, 2017
  • Location: KSPS Public Television, 3911 S Regal St, Spokane WA 99223

Learn the criteria for the kickoff weekend’s filming for the 7th Annual 50 Hour Slam. What local art style have we selected this year? Be on hand to find out! Just Don’t be late. Additional details to come!

Audience Screening

  • Date: May 6th, 2017
  • Location: Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W Sprague Ave, Spokane, WA 99201

The 50 Hour Slam returns to the Bing Crosby theater for the presentation of the top 15 judges selections and the wildcard best tweet by a team selection, to be voted on by the audience to select the 2017 Hip Clip Winner. In addition to presentations by local artists we will be presenting the winners of the 2017 Septi and Hip Clip, as well as announcing additional awards for the films participants! Additional details to come!