Film must be four minutes or less; not a frame more.

Film must be totally shot, edited, etc. during the 72 hrs; absolutely no previously shot material is allowed.

Only original music can be used; no copyrighted material is permitted.

Films must stay within the thematic and technical parameters supplied by the prompt.

Only one camera and one mic is allowed per team.

At the end of the competition, film must be turned in on miniDV tape (if you do not have the ability to do this, you must contact us before hand to arrange for an alternative format)