Fusion Documentary Challenge Finalists Announced

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INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY CHALLENGE ANNOUNCES FINALISTS

Top 12 films Premiere at The Fusion Doc Challenge Screening at Slamdance and Feature Across Fusion Platforms

December 3, 2014 – The International Documentary Challenge announced the finalists today for the Fusion Doc Challenge. The International Fusion Documentary Challenge challenged young filmmakers from around to world to create short documentaries (4-7 minutes) in five days from start to finish. Contestants were given a theme and chose between two given genres. The top 12 films will premiere at the Fusion Doc Challenge Screening at Slamdance Film Festival in January 2015 where the winners will be announced and awarded $3500. The films will screen at The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival in February. The films will premiere globally on TheAudienceAwards.com in March and the audience’s choice film will win $1000. The top 20 films receive an exclusive 18-month licensing deal with Fusion and will feature across Fusion’s broadcast and digital platforms.

The Top 12 finalist films that will premiere at Slamdance:

Film Title Team Name
Quiet Culture “Wordsmithe”
I Am Juli “TIA Productions”
Hector Picard “Surrogate Film & the Glorious Eye Candy”
Moment of Glitch “Mary Horan & Zach Mehrbach”
Wake Up “On the Real Film”
GMOtional “staGGGold”
The House of Tom of Finland “Sonder”
Escape “Team Broncho”
Jerry Brown’s Bucking Bulls “The No-Town Filmmakers “
WHAT IF “Number Eight Films”
Third Culture Kids “Third Culture Kids”
Libero, Middle, Right “Lemon Sizzle”

 

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Top 20 Finalists  receive a distribution deal with Fusion Media:

Film Title Team Name
Quiet Culture “Wordsmithe”
I Am Juli “TIA Productions”
Hector Picard “Surrogate Film & the Glorious Eye Candy”
Moment of Glitch “Mary Horan & Zach Mehrbach”
Wake Up “On the Real Film”
GMOtional “staGGGold”
The House of Tom of Finland “Sonder”
Escape “Team Broncho”
Jerry Brown’s Bucking Bulls “The No-Town Filmmakers “
WHAT IF “Number Eight Films”
Third Culture Kids “Third Culture Kids”
Libero, Middle, Right “Lemon Sizzle”
A Level Playing Field “Videosyncrasy”
Level Up “Mauve Films/J’Hue Film Productions”
In the Headlights “Derelict Film”
Freedom “Wellington”
Pure Cowboy “Clearwater Studios”
All Gut Things “Hack Studios”
Fin “Vindigo Productions”
Molly and the Cards “Nukehorse Productions”

 

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 About The International Documentary Challenge

Embarking on its 10th year, The International Documentary Challenge is an annual timed filmmaking competition where filmmakers from around the globe have 5 days to make a short documentary. In addition to being restricted on time, the filmmakers choose between 2 assigned documentary genres and are assigned a specific theme. An elite industry jury determines the top 12 films. Doc Challenge films screen on television, at film festivals, on TheAudienceAwards.com and receive Emmy nods.

About Fusion

Fusion is a news, pop culture and satire TV and digital network. It engages and champions a young, diverse, and inclusive America with a unique mix of original reporting, lifestyle, and comedic content that is both smart and irreverent. Fusion launched in millions of households nationwide on October 28, 2013. Seven major distributors are carrying the cable network including Dish network, Cablevision, Charter, Cox, AT&T U-Verse, Verizon FiOS and Google Fiber. For more information about Fusion visit fusion.net or follow us on Twitter @ThisIsFusion and facebook.com/FusionNetwork. Fusion is a joint venture between Univision Communications Inc. and the Disney/ABC Television Network. To find out if Fusion is available in your area visit: GetFusionTV.net.

About The Audience Awards

The Audience Awards is film’s social network connecting filmmakers, festivals and audiences.

The Audience Awards features film competitions where the film with the most votes wins, turn key user generated content competitions, user profile pages, short film distribution, filmmaking challenges, crowd source funding opportunities and entertainment news.

To learn more about the Challenge, visit: http://www.theaudienceawards.com/fusiondocchallenge

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  • Anais
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    Congratulations to all the winners! Hope I get to watch these films soon! I’m bummed that ours (“Life Offline”) was not chosen as a finalist, but we will be entering it into film festivals. Great job, everyone!

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