Industry News 9/12/2007

NossaTV Sweetens the Prize for 5th Annual Steamboat Mountain Film Festival

NossaTV Sweetens the Prize for 5th Annual Steamboat Mountain Film Festival
$1000 in cash and prizes for Reel People; Deadline extended to Wednesday 9/19
 
 
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO - Steamboat Mountain Film Festival, and it's Reel People Award, has just received a boost from festival partner NossaTV.com, who matched the festival's $500 prize to bring the total to $1000 cash being awarded.  Filmmakers will square off for the cash along with a pair of Liberty Skis, outwear from Helly Hansen, and goggles and poles from Scott.  Additionally, the date for entry has been extended to Wednesday, September 19th, at 5 p.m.

"We are thrilled to have NossaTV.com as a sponsor and their contribution to the festival allows us to give filmmakers greater exposure and a prize worth fighting for," says Michael Martin, festival organizer and Director of the Ski and Snowboard Business program at Colorado Mountain College.  "I can't wait to see what filmmakers have produced for this exciting event."
 
The Reel People category of the Festival will be judged by the audience of WZ-TV, through video on demand website NossaTV.com.  To compete for the Reel People awards, filmmakers must submit 3-5 minute clips/teasers in addition to their full-length films to be considered.  They will begin airing on WZ-TV, September 24, 2007 with online voting to begin concurrently on NossaTV.com.  Awards will be given on Saturday, October 13th, with screenings of the films throughout the Festival.  Further, filmmakers will have their works screened on the local television show, WZ-TV.

Clips must be sent to both the film festival and to NossaTV in order to be considered for the Reel People awards.  Submission guidelines and forms are available at the respective websites:
http://www.steamboatfilmfestival.com
http://www.nossatv.com/steamboat

 
About Steamboat Mountain Film Festival:
The festival will begin Thursday, October 11th and conclude Saturday, October 13th.  Tickets are $10 and can be pre-purchased from 10a.m to 5p.m. starting on September 24th at Ski Haus and Surefoot (Ski Time Square) cash only.  Tickets may also be purchased at the door the evening of the event.  Each film entrant will receive two tickets to the festival.

About NossaTV:
NossaTV's patent pending technology delivers free, DVD-quality, full screen video downloads to rabid action sports fans.  By providing integrated distribution, content management and CRM tools NossaTV connects action sports fans, companies and athletes through video.  NossaTV provides free, unlimited access to the best feature length action sports films to anyone with a computer and high-speed connection.