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FRFF presents, ’30 Seconds in Winona’, a free mini film festival consisting of 30 -second films made by the community and at large.
Submission Deadline: September 15, 2017
Event Date: October 13, 2017
Winona County History Society, Winona, MN
Check back for a time of the event.
SUBMIT YOUR FILM! Prizes will be awarded to winning films!
Categories for the 2017 “30 Seconds in Winona!”
1) Cinema of the Youth (Open to filmmakers 14 and under to showcase their creative talents. )
• No Entry Fee
2) Winona History
3) Creativity and Innovation (Winona State University’s theme for the 2017-2018 school year)
4) Have you met my pet? (We want to meet your furry friends!)
Submissions are open!!
1. Fill out this form and submit your payment.
2. Submit your film by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Make sure the title of the file is the SAME as the submission form title AND the submission title on the payment.
If you need a dropbox or other form of submission please contact email@example.com
Password protected Vimeo links are acceptable.
In order for your submission to be considered, it must be 30 seconds long. Not 31 seconds or 29 seconds. If your film does not meet this qualification, it will not be considered and you will receive an e-mail that it was disqualified. You may resubmit the film for another submission fee of $15. No exceptions.
The categories are intentionally broad and left up to interpretation but you will need to explain why the film fits into the category.
Winners from the 2017 30 Seconds in Winona festival
Nate & Ally’s Frozen Treat Creations – Youth Cinema
1ST PLACE: Nature’s Beauty – Erica Beckman
2ND PLACE: Ninjago the Watchtower – Seamus Schwaba
Winona County Historical Society – Winona History
1ST PLACE: 30 Seconds in Winona – Joe Busse
2ND Place: My River – Matthew Bluhm
Pet Medical Center of Winona – Have You Met My Pet?
1ST PLACE: Break of Day! (With my Pet Plants) – Sanja Petrashek
2ND PLACE: Adventures with my Pet Fish – Sam Hellman
WSU University Theme – Creativity and Innovation
1ST PLACE: Basin – Anissa Nelson
2ND PLACE: The Mini-Figure – Kieran McDonnell
HBC – People’s Choice
30 Seconds in Winona – Joe Busse
I Can’t Believe he’s Gone – Jasper Neil
Lego New Spider Man – Seamus Schwaba
1850’s-Present – Erik Eichstadt
Winona, Winona – Sarah Bontrage
Dip on a Trip – Megan Chandler
Have You Met my Human? – Maia Fox
CITY OF REBELS – Ethan Larsen
Hammock Hyperlapse – Cade Hansen
Winners from the 2016 30 Seconds in Winona festival
Cinema of the Youth
1ST PLACE: Back to the Future by Ty Grebin
2ND PLACE: Harry Potter Bloopers by Ty Grebin
3RD PLACE: Toast Busters by Nathaniel Sternberg
1ST PLACE: A Day as Rosie – Katy Pence
2ND PLACE: Day Break Deadline – Matthew Bluhm
3RD PLACE: Nurturing Sacred Earth & Water – Robert Pack
People’s Choice Award
Back to the Future by Ty Grebin
Cade Hansen – Roll Through Winona – Cinema of the Youth
Sam Wantock – Battle of the Marshmallow – Marshmallow and a Ruler
Brian Baumbich – Get Out There – Life on the Mississippi
Henry Thebus – That’s a Wrap – What’s Growing