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12th Annual 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition to Launch June 2, 2016, at The Uptown
The vibrant and popular Uptown Restaurant and Lounge in NYC will be hosting the launch party of the Film Lab's famous 72 Hour Shootout filmmaking competition. The theme of the Shootout will be announced LIVE at The Uptown at 8pm EST!
The Shootout creates opportunities for filmmakers of color and women, with a focus on Asian Americans, to demonstrate their talent, gain exposure in the entertainment industry and create positive significant impact on the visibility of Asian and Asian American and other diverse stories and characters in film and television. One of the Shootout requirements is that at least one key production member (e.g., director, producer or writer) and a principal actor from each team must be of Asian descent.
The 12th Annual 72 Hour Film Shootout begins on June 2, 2014, at the vibrant and exciting Uptown in Manhattan. The Uptown is one of the more versatile venues on the Upper East Side, offering outside dining, private party room, spacious dining room and vibrant bar scene. The competition theme will be announced there at 8:00PM EST on June 2nd and simultaneously posted on the internet at www.film-lab.org and https://www.facebook.com/
For more, please visit www.film-lab.org and www.TheOppositeOfAFairyTale.com
About The Uptown
THE UPTOWN is a high-energy casual American restaurant and bar serving delectable, comfort-driven fare along side a creative beer, wine and specialty cocktail list. The Uptown is one of the more versatile venues on the Upper East Side, offering outside dining, private party room, spacious dining room and vibrant bar scene. Their unique lay-out provides a perfect atmosphere for cocktails and appetizers after work, date nights, luncheons, parties and special occasions. The Uptown features live music and weekly specials. The Uptown is famous for its Skylight Room, which offers a private bar and party space under a thirty foot skylight, the Uptown's experienced event coordinator will work closely with clients to meet all their needs for birthdays, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, retirement - if you can think of the party, they can host it. The Uptown is located at 1576 3rd Avenue NY, NY 10128 (http://maps.google.com/
About the Film Lab
The Film Lab is a non-profit 501(c)(3) headquartered in New York City that provides free or low cost programming to promote and support ethnic and gender diversity in film and television. Its programs and newest production arm, AAFL TV, have been featured most recently on CUNY TV (http://youtu.be/
Film Lab Inc.