RCTV’s 72 Hour Film Festival 2019


Production teams will work together for 72 hours to write, shoot, edit and deliver a 2-7 minute short film.  Each team will be randomly assigned a genre that their film MUST fit into, as well as a character, prop, line of dialogue and Reading 375 event that MUST be in the film.

At least one member of each registered team MUST attend the Kick-off event at RCTV Studios on Thursday, June 6th to draw genres and to receive the required elements.  Teams then have 72 hours (until 7:30 pm on Sunday, June 9th) to deliver to RCTV a fictional narrative film in the genre; including all other required elements. Members of nearby public access studios are welcome to participate.  

All films will be screened on Friday, June 14th at 7:00 pm at RCTV Studios.  Only films that arrive on-time and include all required elements will be eligible for judging.  Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place as well as audience favorite*. All films will be posted online and aired on RCTV’s channels. 

*Youth and Advanced categories will be determined based on the number of teams. 

Prizes will be awarded in each category.  

RCTV Studios  557 Main Street, Reading  781.944.8888  www.rctv.org


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