How would you like to have not only guidance on a project from legendary writer-director Clive Barker, but funding to make a film of your own as well? Here’s your chance!
Project Greenlight Digital Studios and Clive Barker are launching “Reel Fear”, a contest whose winner will receive $300,000 and the mentorship of Barker throughout the production of their film, THR reports.
Here’s How To Enter:
From February 13 to March 17, filmmakers must upload an original movie pitch (under 3 minutes) to projectgreenlight.com. Ten semi-finalists will be chosen then the filmmakers will be voted on by both a panel and the public. One contestant, chosen by the public, will advance alongside four chosen by the judges. The five semi-finalist will receive funding to film a short scene from their movie to show off their concept and their talent.
In June, the five semi-finalists will be invited to the second annual Shudder Labs where they will receive guidance on their scene. One winner will be selected to develop their project with Clive Barker serving as executive producer and will receive $300,000 in funding.
Clive Barker is a true master of horror both on film and in literature. Barker not only wrote but also directed the 1987 horror classic ‘Hellraiser’, the movie ‘Nightbreed’, and penned ‘Candyman’, along with many other films. His most recent novel, ‘The Scarlet Gospels’, is out in stores. Barker’s talent is not exclusive to film and books, he is also a gifted artist, creating both fantastic and nightmarish pieces.