Eugene, OR. The eighth annual OpenLens Festival is pleased to announce the addition of a scriptwriting competition for 2012. Rubicon Film Productions Ltd., a Eugene based company, is sponsoring a special $250 best screenplay prize for a short narrative film. Submitted scripts of 15 pages or less will be accepted. This competition is open to both those Oregon filmmakers entering the OpenLens film competition and screenwriters whose scripts have not yet been produced. The deadline for submissions is 5PM Friday, December 2nd. For more information visit the OpenLens Festival web site at openlens.proscenia.net/.
The OpenLens Festival has become Eugene’s premier winter film event celebrating the spirit of independent filmmaking in Oregon. This year’s festival includes: a free seminar on film criticism, a meet and greet the filmmaker event, festival screenings and an awards ceremony and reception.