PGA Weekend Shorts Challenge

The Producers Guild has got a challenge for you.  Make a film – write, shoot and edit it – in two days. The 3rd Annual Weekend Shorts Challenge takes place September 6-8, 2013.
This year’s contest is honoring the film legacy of iconic producer Laura Ziskin producer of several memorable films such as Pretty Woman, As Good As It Gets, No Way Out and Spider Man. The assignment details will be drawn from her work.

The Production Period commences Friday, September 6, 2013 (at 2:01 p.m. PDST/ 5:01 p.m. EDST) and ends Sunday, September 8, 2013 (at 5:00 p.m. PDST/ 8:00 p.m. EDST).

Celebrity Judges include: Donald De Line, James Franco, Tim Gibbons, Meg Ryan, Laura San Giacomo, Paula Wagner and Sean Young.

Top prizes will include PGA mentorships with Producers Darla Anderson, Bruce Cohen and Lydia Pilcher.

The Awards Celebration will be held in association with NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) and screen the top 10 shorts selected by our celebrity judges. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes will be presented to the top three winners.  The red carpet event takes place on Saturday, November 9th, at the AT&T Center in downtown Los Angeles, and includes pre- and post- screening receptions.
Check out the contest website for all the details and prizes for the winners at: