Crazy8s 2013 call for submissions

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      Hey kids, those crazy Crazy8s are getting into gear for their 15th year so it's time to start whipping your pitches into shape.

      For those unfamiliar with the local filmmaking competition, filmmaking teams compete to be chosen as one of a select few teams to make short films in just eight days.

      Filmmaking teams can now sign up to submit a video pitch of their short film ideas. There'll be a signup session at the Crazy8s 2014 Info Session and Pitch Registration on October 20 (1 to 5 p.m.) at Vancity Theatre (1181 Seymour Street).

      At the Info Session, event producers will discuss details about the video pitch, the selection process, and support for selected projects.

      Past Crazy 8s filmmakers and judges will share their experiences and discuss the key points of making a great pitch and project.

      Meanwhile, an industry pitch expert will share secrets about make a successful pitch at a Pitching Workshop.

      Late registrations will be accepted until November 4. Video pitches are due by November 10.

      Production will take place during the second week of February.

      Application forms can be found at the Crazy 8s website.