MAY 12, 2019 - MAY
Rules and Guidelines Are Now Posted On The McCarty Metro
And Available For Download By Clicking The Link Below
and The McCarty Metro, are pleased to announce the eighth annual McCarty
Metro Film Project. The event will take place from May 12 - May
19, 2019. The event is open to all. We are looking for people get an
idea of a film in accordance with the rules posted on this website
on May 12, then over
the next 7 days, write, act, direct and produce a short 4 minute or less movie and
submit it to the McCarty Metro by 11:59 pm Sunday May 19.
Starting Sunday, May 12 at
9pm Eastern Time, you will have 7 full days to write, shoot, and
edit a short film that meets the set guidelines laid out in
entries will be featured on the McCarty Metro, and Bradric
Sunday May 12 at 9pm, we shared these 4 specific details that MUST
be part of your video…..
HERE ARE THE 4 SPECIFIC RULES YOUR VIDEO WILL HAVE TO ABIDE BY...
THE CONCEPT OF THE VIDEO:
Time Travel! One or
more people in the video time travel forward or backwards
to meet people in the past or future.
A PHRASE THAT MUST BE SAID IN YOUR VIDEO:
"I'm not talking
to you anymore!"
AN OBJECT THAT MUST APPEAR:
A suitcase, garment
bag, or some other storage item a traveler would take with
ONE OTHER REQUIREMENT IN YOUR VIDEO:
Someone in the
video must be seen 'Hitting The Woah'. Not sure what 'hitting the woah'
is? Check out this video.
ED NOTE: Your
film submission must abide by the 4 required details listed above.
(Your film must fit our overall concept of time travel, and must
include our posted phrase "I'm not talking to you
anymore", and must include our posted object of a travel bag
or suitcase, and
must meet the 4th requirement of someone 'hitting the woah'! We do this to ensure that
no films are written, shot, or edited before the beginning of our
When finished, you need to save your video on your computer.
Go to http://www.youtube.com
and create a YouTube account
(If you don't have one already).
Click the Upload button to upload your video. While uploading, you
can provide more information. In the description of the video,
please provide the names of everyone involved in your production,
the production team name if you have one (ours is Bradric
Productions). Title and artist for any music you use.
Once the upload is complete, YouTube will provide you with the web
address that your video can be viewed from by us and others. Send that
url to the McCarty Metro at email@example.com.
Besides the link, provide us the name of the video,
info of your staff, actors, etc., and production team name.
Your finished film must be uploaded before Sunday,
May 19th at
11:59 PM Eastern Time.
Videos can be no longer than 4 minutes in length.
Videos cannot include any explicit content (Obscene language,
nudity, sexual situations, etc.)
Videos must portray our posted concept, use one of our posted
phrases, one of our posted objects, and must meet a specific 4th
Videos must be uploaded
on or before Sunday, May 19th at 11:59PM Eastern
Videos cannot contain copyrighted music. Only music you create,
own the rights to, or that is public domain and royalty free is
don’t have a nice camera. And all I’ve got is Windows Movie
Maker/iMovie. Can I still compete?
A: Absolutely! If you have a good script, we don’t care how poor
the video quality is. Just do the best with what you have- we want
EVERYONE to compete!
Q: Does my
film have to be ABOUT the phrase and object I choose?
A: Not at all. As long as the phrase is spoken at some point in
the film, and the object is in the camera’s view at some point
in the film, you are good!
Q: What kind
of music is permissible for inclusion in my film?
A: Either music you created, own the rights to, or public domain,
royalty-free music. There are a ton of websites that offer this
kind of music for download, completely free. Just because you
own a band’s CD does not give you the “rights” to use it in
your own production.
to this page often- it’ll be updated with more FAQs regularly
leading up to the event!)
Those are all of the
official rules! If you have any further questions, send an email
and I will reply to you or post it here.
HERE TO DOWNLOAD A PDF VERSION OF THE RULES