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Hint Fiction Contest Seeks One Minute Films

The new Hint Fiction Film contest will give aspiring filmmakers a chance to work with stories written by Ernest Hemingway, Edith Piaf or Eric Hsu.

On August 15, contestants will be assigned a short story from the book, Hint Fiction: An Anthology of Stories in 25 Words or Fewer. They must create a one-minute film based on the assigned story.

Follow this link for more details. The winner will receive “a cash and/or prize package TBD with a minimum value of $500.” If you want to participate, submit an entry form along with a $25 fee.

Organizers include actor Bill LeVasseur, director Michael Howard and Hint Fiction anthology editor Robert Swartwood. The contest ends on January 15, 2012.

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