2012 First Look Film Festival Sponsorship Opportunity 1 Page
A Sponsorship Opportunity Panel will give students the opportunity to participate in a career and financial education discussion with The 2012 4G Competitive Edge Filmmakers Challenge and industry experts. The panelists, including many who First Look Film Festival is an innovative HBCU campaign are HBCU graduates, will give students fresh insight powered by a 360 strategy that includes interactive social on the elements necessary to gain a competitive edge media tools, on- site engagement, and product brand in life. extensions with a cause marketing platform. Sampling Opportunities- During the tour, students Phase 1: 2 nd annual 4G Competitive Edge Filmmakers Challenge – will be able to sample sponsor products and take an January – May 2012 exclusive peek at an independent film distributed The 4G Competitive Edge Filmmakers worldwide. The 4G Competitive Edge Filmmakers Challenge will invite Contest Details students attending Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU) to shoot and produce a short film in a variety of Short film competition will invite contestants to shoot and creative forms including but not limited to commercial, produce a short film through a variety of creative formats drama, comedy and reality formats. Students are required to such as commercial, dramatic, reality and/or documentary shoot their film with a Smartphone illustrating the ease and styles. services of the 4G platform. Competition targets students in HBCUs students enrolled in a 4-year college or university. Phase 2: 4G Competitive Edge College Tour – March- April 2012 Two winners will be selected. Selection process includes pre-screening, then online voting through micro-site. Two winners will get $2500.00 each4G Competitive Edge College Tour will visit (11) HBCUcollege campuses and give students interested in careers in the College Tour Campaign Elementsfilm industry business acumen through a series of workshops Branded Boothand panels and interaction with film industry experts. The tour Pop up tent & tables with sponsor demos, promo handouts,will also premiere Rainforest Films feature “Act Like A Lady, giveaways, etc.Think Like A Man starring Chris Brown, Taraji P. Henson, Career Panel/Film ScreeningMichael Ealey, Kevin Hart and Gabrielle Union. Panel of industry experts on various careers; film screening (TBD) Phase 3: First Look Film Festival- July 2012 – Atlanta, GA AUC Wrapped Hummer Hummer outside to create a buzz around the contest and career panel, film screeningThe First Look Film Festival will combine creative expressionfor would be film makers with an intense hands on boot campcreated specifically for college and HBCU students. This three 2012 Campus Tour Schoolsday event will be marketed as a annual “networking”destination for the “who’s who” of the film world dedicated tosupporting the creative development of future filmmakers andcommitted to taking the “first look.”Campaign Components Microsite will be launched and linked to sponsor websites and social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter and You Tube College tour promoting a successful career path and short film competition at Historic Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) campuses – see timeline below for dates and locations. News release distribution and multicultural market media and social media outreach to outlets such as including: Facebook, Twitter, Steve Harvey Show, For more information and sponsorship entitlements contact: Ebony, Essence, Upscale, BET, TV One and AOL Black Voices Sheila Eldridge Media partnership with Vibe Magazine, which includes Vibe.com, Uptown and Uptown Professional Sheila@milesaheadentertainment.com Celebrity Ambassadors - Partnership with actor Hosea 201 722 1500 or 201 887 5100 Chanchez and Producer Will Packer (see bio below) as face(s) of campaign and cross promotion efforts. Opportunities include: o Theatrical screenings of Will Packer movies on select college campuses creates an opportunity for on-site activation and meet and greet. o Vignettes on microsite of celebrity ambassadors promoting the campaign.