SKIPTOWN IS CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19
AND HAS A NEW CAMPAIGN TO STAY STRONG.
HELP SKIPTOWN TODAY
AND GET SOME COOL PERKS
Support our Playhouse
DEAR PATRONS OF SKIPTOWN
"Skiptown Playhouse values the participation and support from all of the artists who perform and attend events at our venue. As such, please be advised that as a result of covid-19 (coronavirus) we will be closed until it is deemed safe to reopen our doors. As of now the date we're told is April 19. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause all of our patrons and bookings. Our goal is to return and have our business still up and running. This situation is very serious and we do not take it lightly. While this pandemic takes its course a lot of people sit home anticipating when they can return to work and how their lives will change. At Skiptown we are a public service. we provide entertainment as a way to escape the harsh realities of day to day life. That's why we go see movies right? to escape. So in keeping with our public service, we have to do just that.
WE HAVE A CHALLENGE FOR YOU!
October 21 - 27 is this years Skiptown Playhouse International Film Festival. So in keeping with our contribution to society, HERE'S SOMETHING to get your creative juices pumping and help forget about the stress of the pandemic for just a little bit of your time home.
QUARANTINE FILM CHALLENGE!
Make a short film in your home, anywhere from 1 - 10 minutes using whatever resources you have at your disposal. All Entries will be screened in their own special film block at this years festival with a free entry waiver. Use this opportunity to get creative. Your film must include a highlighted moment with the following:
*Opening a canned good
*A world map
You must have a character say the line "I should've Skipped town when I had the chance."
One character must cry
No more than 3 characters
No characters may touch and they all much be at least 6 feet apart (health reasons)
*Include an interesting plot twist
Films do not have to be in English but must contain subtitles if not. All countries encouraged to apply.
Films may be shot on iPhone or whatever device you have. We are not looking for Hollywood production value, but rather creativity.
We encourage you to not put yourself at risk by making this project. please follow all rules regarding quarantine and put your health first. If you are feeling sick, seek medical help and make sure you isolate and self quarantine. Social Distancing does help! HAVE FUN!
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT IS: APRIL 30, 2020
Submit your project Via FILM FREEWAY:
WAIVER CODE: coVIDSwaiver
- Thank you!
Vince, Anny, and Michelle