Firefox Flicks video competition returns with familiar and new Hollywood faces

We are proud to announce that Firefox Flicks will welcome back:  Edward Norton (Oscar Nominated Actor), Shauna Robertson (Producer of hit comedies, including Superbad & Knocked Up) and Couper Samuelson (We Own the Night and Sundance Winning short, Whiplash ), to the judging panel, along with new judges Bob Harvey (EVP Global Sales and Marketing for Panavision), Franklin Leonard (founder of the Black List) and Catherine Ogilvie (EMEA Marketing for Dolby).

All individuals and teams that submit an entry will have the chance for their Flick to be seen by millions of people around the world. On top of this, contestants will be entered to win cash prizes that can be used to pay their tuition, buy equipment, or fund their next creative project.

  • Grand Prize Award – The GPA Winner will be awarded the opportunity to take their passion for filmmaking to the next level and be flown to Los Angeles to work with top Hollywood producer, Couper Samuelson, script developer, Franklin Leonard, and other talent as well as Panavision to create their best :60 spot that will be premiered at a TBD time.
  • Early Entry Awards — There will be multiple chances to win $1,000 for submitting a flick early (first early Flick deadline submission is April 3rd, 2013). The top three early entry submission Flicks will be included in the final round. There will be three early entry awards. The second deadline will be in June.
  • Regional Winners — One winner from each contest region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific) will win a $5,000 cash prize and one runner up from each contest region will win a $2,500 cash prize.
  • People’s Choice Award — Flicks Fans will be able to vote for their favorite flick during the People’s Choice Award voting period August 1 through August 31. The three winning Flicks will receive exposure of their films throughout Firefox channels Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, Mozilla.org…as well as an amazing Firefox Flicks swag bag.

Deadline for entries is July 31, 2013.

For more information, including submission guidelines and categories, and to enter, please visit www.firefoxflicks.org. Don’t forget to check out last year’s winners for some inspiration: http://vimeo.com/firefoxflicks