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Learn more about SATO48 48-hour Film Challenge, Film Festival, and TV Show
How can I participate in SATO48?
New to SATO48? Looking to join a team? Want to grow your team? You're in the right place! SATO48 Presents "The Matchup" 2021, making it even easier to get involved with SATO48! Simply share some information about yourself and immediately get connected with other Matchup participants looking to join or grow their team! You'll see which expertise is available/desired, as well as genres that interest each party.
Awards and Prizes
Applies to SATO48 2022 This list is updated annually Awards Criteria Best Film Best Interpretation of the "Inspiration Package" The inventive & interpretative use and integration of the Inspiration Package elements. Audience Favorite Is selected by the audience and filmmakers attending the festival and online, rather than by the Selection Committee or International jury. Cinematography Effective use of light & shadow and the contribution to telling the story. Direction E
SATO48 2021 Inspiration Package
This year there are three (3) IP Elements to fulfill, plus Prohibitions: STORYLINE Something that, or someone who, had left your main character's life is now back ! - Prohibited Who: Romantic partner - Prohibited What: Anything related to pandemics Within the first minute: Reveal "who or what" is back. Such reveal must initiate via SMELL - Required: timecode - Prohibited smells: flatulence, excrement, halitosis, armpit- or groin-generated During the _middle p
What is SATO4848-Hour Film Challenge & Festival?
SATO48 stands for Springfield And The Ozarks 48-Hour Film Challenge. SATO48 (when it's a Film Challenge) Tasks filmmaking teams to create. in just one weekend (48 hours), a 5-minute (or less) film. The twist is that the teams don't know what their film must be about until the INSPIRATION PACKAGE is revealed, simultaneously to all filmmakers, at the kickoff! After the Inspiration Package is revealed, all shooting, editing, and sweetening (such as adding a musical soundtrack) must occur w
How much does SATO48 2022 cost?
Each team is required to pay a $25 registration fee for SATO48 2022. Additional team members can participate in the production of your film at no additional cost.
What is the INSPIRATION PACKAGE?
A set of instructions and/ or prerequisites which filmmakers must incorporate into their film. The Inspiration Package ("IP") can be anything including prohibitions as well as what must be included. The IP also serves as assurance the film was made within the 48-hour time limit.
What are the SATO48 films about?
That’s up to the filmmaker, though they must comply with the Inspiration Package. SATO48 embraces the First Amendment, and DOES NOT rate the films. However, keep in mind this is only OUR point of view. For example, our broadcasting partner must meet FCC requirements.