Filmslam

About FilmSlam

Originally a project of University of Central Florida's Downtown Media Arts Center, Enzian Theater became the home of FilmSlam when DMAC closed in 2006. Now in its fourth year at Enzian, FilmSlam continues to be a popular outlet for indie and student filmmakers throughout the State of Florida.

FilmSlam will usually be held on the second Sunday of each month at 1:00 PM at Enzian Theater.

BELOW ARE THE DATES FOR 2010:

  • January 10
  • February 21
  • March 14
  • April – No Event
  • May 16
  • June 13
  • July 11
  • August 15
  • September 12
  • October 10
  • November 14

How to Enter FilmSlam

Download the FilmSlam Entry Form for complete details!
Questions? E-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for answers.

ELIGIBILITY

Entries submitted for review must be on 1/2" VHS or DVD (screeners may be picked up in person at each month's FilmSlam).
Entry formats exhibited at the FilmSlam include: 1/2" VHS and DVD. Submission copies will also serve as the screener copies unless the filmmaker specifically requests a change.
All films must have a total running time of less than 25 minutes.
Films may only screen in ONE FilmSlam in 2010. Films selected for the FilmSlam are still eligible to enter the Florida Film Festival.
Films not selected for one month's FilmSlam will be held and considered for the next month unless otherwise requested by the filmmaker.
Monthly FilmSlam audience winners that are 10 minutes or less in length are guaranteed a spot in the 2010 Brouhaha Film & Video Showcase. FilmSlam winners longer than 10 minutes will be programmed at the discretion of the Brouhaha selection committee.

ENTRY FEE

Entry into the FilmSlam is FREE (and open only) to all Florida Filmmakers. There is a $5.00 admission fee to the monthly screenings so that the filmmakers do not have to pay an entry fee! Tell your friends to come support indie film!

DEADLINE

Early entry is strongly encouraged. Submissions must be received by the FIRST OF THE MONTH in order to be considered for that month's event - NO EXCEPTIONS! A well-written, 25-word synopsis of the basic plot and premise of the work(s) is required with each entry. If available, b/w and color promotional stills should be sent or e-mailed to John.

SCHEDULING

Works are scheduled at the discretion of Enzian Theater and the FilmSlam programmers. Enzian retains the right to make changes to the published schedule at any time and for any reason.

SHIPPING

Shipping and postage costs for videos/DVDs and any support material to and from the FilmSlam will be paid by the filmmaker. FilmSlam will not accept COD shipments. Submissions may be addressed to:
FilmSlam c/o Enzian Theater
1300 South Orlando Avenue
Maitland, Florida 32751

Click Here to see FilmSlam '09.

FilmSlam Winners

November

  • 1st Place: B-Side Artists: In the Beginning
  • 2nd Place: 759 Dresden
  • 3rd Place: Just Thursday

October

  • 1st Place: Beachwatch
  • 2nd Place: Thank You for Calling
  • 3rd Place: Beneath the Veil

September

  • 1st Place: AFTER: The Kellie Greene Story
  • 2nd Place: Gary's Gang
  • 3rd Place: Drift

August

  • 1st Place: Under the Radar
  • 2nd Place: Honoring Their Service: The Wounded Warriors
  • 3rd Place: RISEN

July

  • 1st Place: Prodigal
  • 2nd Place: SIMONE
  • 3rd Place: Full Circle

June

  • 1st Place: Marvel
  • 2nd Place: DEREK
  • 3rd Place: Jacked

May

  • 1st Place: Free Headshot
  • 2nd Place: Socks
  • 3rd Place: Last Light

March

  • 1st Place: Jitters
  • 2nd Place: Chiefland
  • 3rd Place: Penumbra

February

  • 1st Place: Crooked
  • 2nd Place: Visiting Our Neighbors
  • 3rd Place: Prologue - The Ah of Life

January

  • 1st Place: A Dog Goes From Here to There
  • 2nd Place: Married to the Band
  • 3rd Place: Slasher: A Day in the Life

FilmSlam Programs

November

  • Be Kind to Your Garbage Man
    Directed by: Liam Paul (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.palebluepictures.com)
  • cardboard BOX
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Sean Schools (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • OR
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Halsey & Banks Helfrich (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.whoisbankshelfrich.com)
  • H2O: Supply and Demand
    Written/Directed by: Bryan Boykins (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.boykinsentertainment.wordpress.com)
  • Just Thursday
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Fred Zara (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.AverageCommunity.com)
  • B-Side Artists: In the Beginning
    Directed by: Elizabeth Anne (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.inprogressmag.com/mag/)
  • RISE
    Written/Produced/Directed by: Bobby Arnold (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • 759 Dresden
    Written/Directed by: David Dunlap (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.28thparallel.com)

October

  • Life of a Mini
    Written/Directed/Produced by: David Popovich (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • Beneath the Veil
    Written/Directed by: Nicole Novaton (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.facebook.com/pages/Beneath-The-Veil/145454923040)
  • Beachwatch
    Directed by: Shawn Lee (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.westg8.com/beachwatch)
  • Broken
    Directed by: Toy Spears (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • The End is Near
    Directed by: Sean Kantrowitz (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • Thank You for Calling
    Directed by: Lamar Williams (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.vimeo.com/15446830)

September

  • Rewinders
    Directed by: Austin McCarthy (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.vimeo.com/14490198)
  • Plenty of Fish
    Written/Directed/Produced by: G. D. Lee (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.youtube.com/getrealwithgeorgia)
  • Drift
    Written/Directed by: Sebastian Jones (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • AFTER: The Kellie Greene Story
    Written/Directed by: Lavado Stubbs (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • Tape Found
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Gabriel Kipling Tyner (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.filmsbygt.com)
  • Gary's Gang
    Directed/Produced by: Jason Bumpus & Shawn McKee (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.facebook.com/margatemovies)

August

  • Grade A Meats
    Directed by: Robyn A. Cole (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.vimeo.com/13902953)
  • Under the Radar
    Written/Directed by: Matt Fisher (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • Tribulation
    Written/Directed by: Stephen Wise (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • Invisible
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Saquib Nazar (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • Full Circle
    Directed/Produced by: Rohan Khublall (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • Honoring Their Service: The Wounded Warriors
    Directed/Produced by: Ted Juras (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.creative-cinema.com )
  • RISEN
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Gregory G. Kurczynski (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.facebook.com/gkurczynski)

July

  • An Inauspicious Beginning
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Eric Burton (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • Misabella
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Stephen Burns (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • Society
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Maria Marrone (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • SIMONE
    Directed by: Joops Fragale (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.386films.com)
  • Full Circle
    Directed/Produced by: Rohan Khublall (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • Prodigal
    Directed by: Chris Bohlender (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))

June

  • Jacked
    Directed by: Mike Lowther (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.vimeo.com/mikelowther)
  • Marvel (Music Video)
    Directed/Produced by: X:144 ( http://www.x144.com / www.solilla.com)
  • DEREK
    Written/Directed by: Truman Rexti (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • Sleeper
    Directed by: Rob Lutz (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.roblutz.com/sleeper)
  • The Most Dangerous Game
    Directed/Produced by: Alexander Zimmer & Julian Rowe (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • LIZZASTER
    Written/Directed by: Elizabeth Anne (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.alienlizzie.com)
  • Mad Men Diaries
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Stephen Burns (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))

May

  • One Minute People
    Directed/Produced by: Fred Zara & Ali Imran Zaidi (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.oneminutepeople.com)
  • Socks
    Produced by: Wendy Brey (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.760studios.com)
  • Toshiro
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Ben Michel (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://toshiromovie.blogspot.com)
  • 4
    Directed/Produced by: Kelly Weaver (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.myspace.com/storiesoftheparanormal13)
  • Free Headshot
    Written by: David Cooper (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • Rotten
    Directed by: Ross Goodman (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://subterraneancinema.blogspot.com)
  • Unknown Soldier
    Directed/Produced by: Bob Jones (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • Last Light
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Ryan Young (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.facebook.com/lastlightmovie)

March

  • Totally Incognito
    Written/Directed by: Jared Russo (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • Chiefland
    Produced by: Christopher Ramsy (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.chieflandthemovie.com)
  • Attack of the Hyper Penguin!
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Al Pergande (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • Jitters
    Written/Produced by: Elizabeth June (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.elizabethjune.com)
  • Honey I'm Home
    Written/Directed by: Ryan McDonald (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.ryanmcdonaldfilms.blogspot.com)
  • Penumbra
    Co-Written/Directed/Produced by: Leah Woodworth (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.Leahwoodworth.webs.com)
  • Royal Flesh
    Co-Written/Directed by: Kyle Ricchetti (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.youtube.com/user/FlashFirefilms)

February

  • Fishbowl
    Written/Directed by: Kyle Davidson (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Vz7XxWBHRk)
  • JUST DO The HOOK
    Written/Directed by: Elizabeth Anne (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.alienlizzie.com/thehookvideo)
  • What Alex Understands
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Sebastian Jones (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1578848/)
  • Bettie Deadly
    Directed/Produced by Rob Reider (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.myspace.com/akahon)
  • Visiting Our Neighbors
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Eric Thompson (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.760studios.com)
  • Guitar God
    Directed by: Steven Shea (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.abyssmal.com)
  • Prologue - the Ah of Life
    Written/Directed by Banks Helfrich (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.whoisbankshelfrich.com)
  • Crooked
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Todd Thompson (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.starsnorth.com)

January

  • Slasher: A Day in the Life
    Written/Directed by: Stephen Wise (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • Pedestrian -or- Walking Impossible
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Al Pergande (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.youtube.com/arfnotz)
  • Not Like the Other
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Eric Burton (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • by the side of the road
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Joshua Kufrovich (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • American Soldier
    Written/Directed by: Bob Jones (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • illuminate
    Written/Directed by: Krystian Lorenzana (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.juiceboxboy.tumblr.com)
  • A Dog Goes From Here to There
    Written/Directed/Produced by: Carl Knickerbocker (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / http://www.adoggoesfromheretothere.com)
  • Married to the Band
    Written/Directed by: Charles Sutter (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
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Regular Programming
General Admission $10.00 / Student/Senior/Military (with ID) $8.00
Matinees $8.00
Film Society Members $7.50 at all times

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1300 South Orlando Avenue  Maitland, FL 32751  Info Line: (407) 629-0054  Theater Offices: (407) 629-1088