The 100 Hour Film Race is an international competition that challenges filmmakers around the world to create shorts (8 minutes) in 100 hours from 8PM EST on Thursday, December 8th until 11:59PM EST on Monday, December 12th based on a surprise theme, prop, and action assignment.  

An addition for this year's 100 Hour Film Race: the top ten finalist films will be used in the creation of an anthology feature film (where the stories in the finalists' shorts will be used to revolve around a central story to be filmed after the competition). The completed feature film will then be submitted to distributors.

The 2016 Assignment is...

THEME: TBD

ACTION: TBD

PROP: TBD

 

 

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THE JUDGEs:

HUMBERTO BUSTO // Graduated from CUT/ UNAM and Talent Campus Berlinale. Has worked as an actor in more than 18 films (Amores Perros, Morirse en Domingo) . Has studied filmmaking with Beatriz Novaro, Mike Leigh, Stephen Frears, Alan Parker, Ignacio Ortiz ,among others. Works at Monkey Head Films, post producing HULKITA and preparing his first feature film.

HUMBERTO BUSTO // Graduated from CUT/ UNAM and Talent Campus Berlinale. Has worked as an actor in more than 18 films (Amores Perros, Morirse en Domingo) . Has studied filmmaking with Beatriz Novaro, Mike Leigh, Stephen Frears, Alan Parker, Ignacio Ortiz ,among others. Works at Monkey Head Films, post producing HULKITA and preparing his first feature film.

DEEPTI GUPTA // Praised by the New York Times for her work in the indie feature Walkaway, the lead in the short Record/Play (Sundance, on the Academy Award shortlist for best short) and many Primetime TV credits, Deepti has been fortunate to work not only in USA but also in India, Pakistan, and Singapore. To learn more about her work, visit: http://deeptigupta.com/actor/

DEEPTI GUPTA // Praised by the New York Times for her work in the indie feature Walkaway, the lead in the short Record/Play (Sundance, on the Academy Award shortlist for best short) and many Primetime TV credits, Deepti has been fortunate to work not only in USA but also in India, Pakistan, and Singapore. To learn more about her work, visit: http://deeptigupta.com/actor/

JUDY LASTER // Judy Laster is the founder and director of the 25 year old Woods Hole Film Festival, geared toward supporting the work of emerging independent filmmakers. She guides a team of dedicated staff and volunteers year round to present the 8 day festival and other screenings held across Cape Cod throughout the year.

JUDY LASTER // Judy Laster is the founder and director of the 25 year old Woods Hole Film Festival, geared toward supporting the work of emerging independent filmmakers. She guides a team of dedicated staff and volunteers year round to present the 8 day festival and other screenings held across Cape Cod throughout the year.

SHABAZZ RAY // Shabazz Ray is an actor/writer/director from Harlem, New York. He has starred in many films, including Ben Stillers "Zoolander". He's also starred on Fox TV’s "Fringe", on the Warner Bros. TV pilot "Golden Boy", NBC's "Deception", Netflix's "Orange Is The New Black" and CBS's "Person Of Interest". Currently he's in postproduction of “The Long Short" a feature film written, directed, and produced by him.

SHABAZZ RAY // Shabazz Ray is an actor/writer/director from Harlem, New York. He has starred in many films, including Ben Stillers "Zoolander". He's also starred on Fox TV’s "Fringe", on the Warner Bros. TV pilot "Golden Boy", NBC's "Deception", Netflix's "Orange Is The New Black" and CBS's "Person Of Interest". Currently he's in postproduction of “The Long Short" a feature film written, directed, and produced by him.

YANIV ROKAH // After attending the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in NY, Yaniv moved to Los Angeles and has appeared on shows like 'NCIS: Los Angeles', 'The Beast,' Jon Avnet's series 'Kendra', USA Network show 'Dig' and in several national commercials, including a SuperBowl spot for Verizon. Yaniv also had a supporting role in Marc Forster's 2013 summer blockbuster "World War Z" starring Brad Pitt. The award winning documentary Queen Mimi with Zach Galifianakis is his directorial debut.

YANIV ROKAH // After attending the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in NY, Yaniv moved to Los Angeles and has appeared on shows like 'NCIS: Los Angeles', 'The Beast,' Jon Avnet's series 'Kendra', USA Network show 'Dig' and in several national commercials, including a SuperBowl spot for Verizon. Yaniv also had a supporting role in Marc Forster's 2013 summer blockbuster "World War Z" starring Brad Pitt. The award winning documentary Queen Mimi with Zach Galifianakis is his directorial debut.

NICK TATE // Nick has worked as an actor for over 50 years on the international film, television and theatre scenes, juggling family life between USA, England and Australia. He has had major roles in 17 feature films and over 290 hours of prime time TV. Film highlights include “The Killer Elite,” “A Cry in the Dark,” and “Hook.” Television highlights include “Lost,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “The Pacific,” “X Files,” “Jag,” “Star Trek DS9,” “Murder She Wrote,” and “Dr. Quinn.” Theatre highlights incude Corktown 57, When Dad Married Fury, Woman in Mind, Titanic, Seven Out, Don’s Party, Caravan, The Foreigner, and Canterbury Tales. Nick lives with his family in LA where he also has a career in Movie Trailer V/O, “Jurassic Park”, “Lost World”, “Independence Day”, “Apollo 13” “James Bond 007”. 

NICK TATE // Nick has worked as an actor for over 50 years on the international film, television and theatre scenes, juggling family life between USA, England and Australia. He has had major roles in 17 feature films and over 290 hours of prime time TV. Film highlights include “The Killer Elite,” “A Cry in the Dark,” and “Hook.” Television highlights include “Lost,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “The Pacific,” “X Files,” “Jag,” “Star Trek DS9,” “Murder She Wrote,” and “Dr. Quinn.” Theatre highlights incude Corktown 57, When Dad Married Fury, Woman in Mind, Titanic, Seven Out, Don’s Party, Caravan, The Foreigner, and Canterbury Tales. Nick lives with his family in LA where he also has a career in Movie Trailer V/O, “Jurassic Park”, “Lost World”, “Independence Day”, “Apollo 13” “James Bond 007”. 

 

 

QUICK LINKS

To view previous winning films, click here.

To read the Official Rules and download releases for your film, click here.

If you are looking to join a team or fill cast/crew on your team, click here.

Questions?  Click here for a list of frequently asked questions.