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SECCA Museum Extends Deadline for Mobile Media Mini Movie Competition to March 30

The deadline for mobile-phone movie makers to enter SECCA's Mobile Media Mini Movie M4 competition has been extended by two weeks.

March 14, 2012 - PRLog -- WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.  -- The deadline for mobile movie makers to enter the Mobile Media Mini Movie M4 competition has been extended until midnight March 30. Submissions must be uploaded to the M4 Competition Vimeo site at http://vimeo.com/groups/m4competition.

In view of the deadline extension from March 15, those who have submitted films may choose to use the additional time to re-edit and submit again by the new deadline.

There is no charge to enter the competition, which is open to North Carolina residents.

M4 aims to explore the creative and expressive potential of today’s most widely-owned film medium — the mobile phone. The broad availability of mobile phone cameras puts movie-making in everyone’s hands, first-timers and experienced techies alike.

In partnership with a/perture cinema, NC Piedmont Triad Film Commission and Wake Forest University’s Film Studies program, The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) is proud to present the M4 Competition.

The categories for the M4 competition are:
1.  Narrative
2.  Documentary
3.  Experimental
4.  Special theme: Pulp/Noir

One winner will be selected in each category who will receive an iPod touch.

From playful to bold to insightful, the M4 Competition invites people across North Carolina to embark on a video journey — share a story, make a statement, try an experiment. With a mobile phone, anyone can be a movie maker.

Filming for the contest must be done on a mobile device such as a cell phone, mp3 player or a tablet. Participants can only submit one entry in total. Films can be no longer than 120 seconds in length. For a complete list of rules, please visit www.secca.org.

SECCA is linking the special-theme category to exhibitions in the SECCA galleries. For this competition, the theme is “Pulp/Noir” inspired by the Tracey Snelling exhibition "Woman on the Run," which will be on view at SECCA until May 27.

About SECCA:
The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) in Winston-Salem is an affiliate of the North Carolina Museum of Art, a division of the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources.  SECCA is also a funded partner of The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Additional funding is provided by the James G. Hanes Memorial Fund.
Stay up-to-the-minute by following SECCA on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ - !/SECCAcontempart.

About the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources:
The N.C. Department of Cultural Resources annually serves more than 19 million people through its 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, the nation’s first state supported symphony orchestra, the State Library, the N.C. Arts Council and the State Archives.
The N.C. Department of Cultural Resources serves as a champion for North Carolina’s creative industry, which employs nearly 300,000 North Carolinians and contributes more than $41 billion to the state’s economy. To learn more visit www.ncculture.com.

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