Wysiwyg 80-80 International Filmmaking Challenge

Written by James MacGregor on . Posted in Latest


Eight Cities, Eight Film Crews -  Eight Features in 80 Hours

The spotlight turns on eight filmmaking teams in eight citiesInspired by their win in this year's Cannes 24 Hour Film Challenge with Towel Talk - a four minute mystery made in four hours from concept to completion,  Wysiwyg will now run an international competition with production teams from eight major cities, each one competing to produce an 80-minute feature in 80 hours.


The Wysiwyg 80-80 International Challenge will take place in Spring 2007. Working with film commissions from each of the cities, Wysiwyg will select teams from Los Angeles, New York, London, Stockholm, Hong Kong, Cape Town, Sydney and Port of Spain, Trinidad.

A documentary team in each city will be following the production teams as they attempt this challenge, to create a six-part reality TV series for a worldwide audience.

The winning feature will receive worldwide release through Wysiwyg.