Abacoa Launches Trik Flix Film Festival

252140_blogAbacoa’s first film festival will take place Saturday, April 25, 2009.  The festival will provide an opportunity for filmmakers to present their action sports videos.  Designed for filmmakers 25 and under, the festival will allow those breaking into the industry to display their work alongside the top filmmakers in the action sports world.

Throughout the day, fans and those in the industry can benefit from pro skate and BMX sessions, filmmaking workshops and big screen premieres of young local filmmakers.

Prizes include a $10,000 scholarship, Apple products, bikes, surfboards and more.  Be full-warned, Trik Flix is expecting over 10,000 people to be in attendance.  Admission is free.

Events:

2:00-2:00 On-site workshop registration
12:00-2:00 “Food Fest” – screenings and lunch
1:00-1:45 1st afternoon workshops series
2:00-2:45 2nd afternoon workshops series
3:00-3:45 3rd afternoon workshops series
3:00-5:00 Street skate clinics with the Pros’
5:30-6:30 DJ/Band – Pro skate and bmx demos
6:30-7:30 DJ/Band – Pro Best Trik contest
8:00-8:50 Screenings of Film Submission Finalists
9:00 Awards ceremony
9:00-10:00 Feature film, followed by Q&A with Filmmaker

Workshops Include:

Visit the workshop portion of the website to register.

FREE Internet Safety for Parents
Media Works! Confidence Building & Media Preparation
Define Your Film Style with Music
Basic Techniques and Tips for Shooting Water Videography
Lighting and Camera Technique
Shooting Video for the Web
Learn how to stream live to the web in minutes
Top ten camera tips

To compete in the film competition or for more information, visit TrikFlix.com or call (561) 568-1114.  Trik Flix is raising awareness and money for the Surfrider Foundation and the Center for Autism.

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