Upcoming Event! 2019 HHM Winter Film Slam

The HHM 72-Hour Winter Film Slam event official time period is between Friday, February 1 at 7pm and Monday, February 4 at 7pm.

Criteria Kick-off: Join us at 6 pm on Friday, February 1, at the Hell’s Half Mile Headquarters located at 701 Washington Ave. We will cut you loose at 7pm to begin writing your script!

Film Submission: Participating Teams must complete film/video work in time to have it fully uploaded to our specified location, by 7pm on Monday, February 4. Only films that meet this deadline will be eligible to be juried for the cash award prizes.

Film Premiere and Awards: All films received on Monday (on-time and late) will be screened at The State Theatre on Friday, February 8 at 7pm with awards following.

2019 Winter
HHM Film Slam
Assignment Criteria

To Be Announced at Kick-off

Character: Must make an appearance but does not need to be a main character.

Prop: Just needs to be seen.

Line Of Dialogue: Must be said word for word.

Genre: Randomly chosen by the spin of a wheel at Kick-off. You will spin twice and get to choose from those two genres. You MAY combine your randomly chosen genre with another, however it must be solidly presented as your main genre, and must be listed on your film as such.

Note: If you land on the same genre twice you get to chose whichever genre you’d like to film in.

 

2019 Winter
HHM Film Slam
Genre Options

Action/Adventure

Silent Film

Sci-fi

Comedy/Dark Comedy

Thriller/Horror

Chick Flick

Superhero

Crime Caper/Film Noir

Fantasy

Time Travel

Mystery

Road Trip

Music Film (Not a music video. About or related to music.)

Hellion’s Choice (Pick your genre)

 

2019 Winter Film Slam Official Time Period

The HHM 72-Hour Winter Film Slam event will occur in the Bay City, MI area between Friday, February 1 at 7:00pm and Monday, February 4 at 7:00pm. This is the Official Time Period.

Join us at 6 pm on Friday, February 1, at the Hell’s Half Mile Headquarters located at 701 Washington Ave, Suite 203, for the Criteria Kick-off we will cut you loose at 7 p.m. to begin writing your script!

The participating group/team must complete its film/video work in time to have it uploaded it to a location to be announced, on Monday, February 4, by 7:00pm. Only works that meet the deadline will be officially part of the competition and eligible for the cash award prize.

All films received on Monday (on-time and late) will be screened at The State Theatre on Friday, February 8 at 7pm.

Films from our 2018 Inaugural HHM Film Slam Event spun a roulette wheel for their two genre choices.

Seven teams competed for the cash prize of $350 and the opportunity to be automatically accepted into the Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival. These shorts are what these awesome teams produced in just 48 hours.

2018 Inaugural
HHM Film Slam
Awards

Best Film (cash award winner)
My Choice by Charlie and the Boys

Audience Choice Award
Struggling Max – Master of the Dark Arts by Pink Nixon

Best Actor Award (two chosen)
Ken Spegel as depressed man
in Mind Sweeper by Beardz

Alex Alexandrou as Max
in Struggling Max – Master of the Dark Arts by Pink Nixon

Best Supporting Actor
Jason Curtis as angry dad
in My Choice by Charlie and the Boys

Best Writing
My Choice by Charlie and the Boys

Best Editing
My Choice by Charlie and the Boys

Best Cinematography
Social Maniac by Ashton Ghost

Best Musical Score
Original Score by Matthew Rasmussen
in Draw! by Good Harbor Blue

Best Effects
Struggling Max – Master of the Dark Arts by Pink Nixon

Best Use of Assigned Character
My Choice by Charlie and the Boys

Best Use of Assigned Line
Struggling Max – Master of the Dark Arts by Pink Nixon

Best Use of Assigned Prop
Social Maniac by Ashton Ghost

Best Reference to Hell’s Half Mile
Draw! by Good Harbor Blue