Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Back for a third time, the wildly Westminster-famous Titan Terror Project is back, and this time the terror is spreading across Lawrence and Mercer Counties! Watch the promo video here.
Think of some of the most memorable, most haunting horror films you've seen. The guts and gore would never strike the lingering fear, the pacing heartbeat and the clammy hands in the audience members if it weren't for the suspense, thrill and terror entwined throughout the film.
Therein lies the challenge.
Can you develop a story in three minutes or less and leave that same panic in the hearts of the viewers of a mini-movie? Here's your chance. Oh, and did we mention that there are hundreds of dollars in prizes at stake?
The Titan Terror Project is a short film contest and showcase, requiring a twisted or mysterious mini-movie without the use of graphic violence and gore, challenging filmmakers to use a variety of film making tactics to create suspense that engages their audience.
Contest entry is free and encouraged for filmmakers of all experience levels. Applicants may use any of a variety of digital recording devices, from smart phones to HD recorders, for their production. Westminster staff and students in need of this type of equipment can reserve these items with proper ID through Westminster's Audio Visual Services office.
The contest is open to all members of the Westminster community, not just students, as well as any resident of Lawrence and Mercer County. Area K-12 schools are also being encouraged to submit entries.
Entries will be accepted starting April 25, 2012, up until the "Undead-line" of September 28, 2012. Visit www.westminster.edu/ttp for more details.
Additional information also can be obtained through AV Services at (724) 946-7188, or Communication Studies, Theatre, and Art Professor, Bradley Weaver at (724) 946-7238.