Think you can make the cut as a horror film director?
The HAN Network is piling up entries for Fast Frights, a festival of short horror movies.
The contest is open to residents of Fairfield and New Haven counties who are 16 years of age or older. Multiple entries will be accepted. The deadline for submission is 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Oct. 15.
To enter, log on to FastFrights.com, click the contest icon, and follow the instructions to complete the entry form, which includes your name, address, telephone number, email address, and date of birth.
Contestants must submit a Fast Fright video no more than three minutes long in the MP4 or .mov format. Videos must be no larger than 1 gigabyte and must be high-definition.
All videos must include an image of an HAN Network newspaper, website, Twitter feed or Facebook feed.
Winners will be chosen by online voting at fastfrights.com and announced at the HAN Network’s Fast Frights festival at 850 Degrees in Ridgefield on Friday, Oct. 16. Rain date is Saturday, Oct. 17.
Milford Photo is the sponsor of the grand prize, a DJI Phantom 3 Drone. Second and third place finishers each receive a wifi version of an iPad Mini.
Videos must have been shot by the entrant, and cannot be professionally produced. Permission is required from any person who appears or is identified in any form in a video entered in the contest.
All entries become the property of the HAN Network and may be broadcast on the network. The winner will be announced at a Fast Frights event Oct. 16.
Official rules and details can be found at fastfrights.com.