SAMSUNG CREATE

Samsung and the Bentonville Film Festival have partnered to present Samsung Create, encouraging Arkansas students to create productions showcasing inclusiveness.

Rules Overview

TEAMS

  • Teams will create sixty-second productions in just three days using equipment provided by Samsung.

  • Each team will consist of a maximum of three people that will write, direct, film, and edit the video.

  • There is no limit to the number of actors per production.

  • Teams must meet the BFF Qualifiers below.

COMPETITION BRIEF

How will our world’s future change as more people embody the BFF mission?

BFF COMPETITION QUALIFIERS

  • For the film to qualify for the competition, each team must have at least 1 of the 3 team members from an Underrepresented Group and at least fifty percent (50%) of the cast from an Underrepresented Group.“Underrepresented Group” means:

  • “Underrepresented Group” means:

    • Women

    • People of Color

    • The LGBTQ community

    • People with disabilities

JUDGING CRITERIA

  • Must creatively deliver the competition brief (40%)

  • Quality of creative merit (e.g., story, plot, dialogue, performances) and technical execution (e.g., picture quality, sound quality, editing quality, production value) (40%)

  • Ability to integrate unique capabilities/features of Samsung technology (phone/tablet) (20%)

KEY DATES

  • April 15, 2019 – Time TBD –  Samsung Kickoff Event @ Farm Studios

    • Students to receive tablets and instructional session at Arkansas’s Largest Soundstage

  • May 8, 2019 – 3:30-5:30 pm  – Samsung Create Event @ Meteor

  • May 11, 2019 –    7 pm – Winning Team attends BFF Awards Show @ Meteor

2018 CONTEST WINNER