GIANTlife.com Interactive One’s definitive urban lifestyle brand for next generation tastemakers and Film Life’s 17th Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) announced the selection of 8 semi-finalist filmmakers. Each of the young creatives competed for the opportunity to showcase their work to the Interactive One audience, who will review and cast their vote for a winner. The ABFF Webisode Challenge Presented by GIANTlife will profile each filmmaker and feature their webisode on the GIANTlife platform. Three finalists will be selected through online voting by the GIANTlife audience and have the opportunity to screen their webisode during ABFF, taking place June 19 ““ 23, 2013, in South Beach, Florida.
Film enthusiasts can visit GIANTlife.com to screen webisodes, submit their review, and cast their votes in the GIANT TV section of the website. Online voting for the ABFF Webisode Challenge will be available until midnight on May 23, 2013. The winner will be announced on June 22 at the festival’s Awards Ceremony, where a cash grand prize will be presented.
The content creators participating in this inaugural contest represent the next generation of talent, while the webisodes exemplify the diversity of stories that need to be shared. The complete list of semi-finalists for the 2013 ABFF Webisode Challenge include:
Deadstar, created by Brandon Wright