36-Hour Challenge Welcomes New Partners

The Challenge kicks-off January 27, bringing together university and high school students along with aspiring professionals to compete by making a 6-minute film in 36 hours for up to $1,500 of cash prizes. 

Film Programs
Four regional film programs have partnered to make this event possible. Calvin CollegeCornerstone University, Ferris State University, and Kendall College of Art and Design have each sponsored a team to represent their program and provided scholarships (waiving the registration fee) for four high school teams. The scholarship application is open now. 

Community Television Partners

Wyoming/Kentwood Television Studios is donating a free entry into the 2017 Eclipse Awards for the winning Challenge film. The Eclipse Award is given for story telling and production excellence and seeks to elevate content creators throughout West Michigan. Entries for 2017 are open. Submit your Michigan-made film now. 

Wyoming/Kentwood Television Studios is donating a free entry into the 2017 Eclipse Awards for the winning Challenge film. The Eclipse Award is given for story telling and production excellence and seeks to elevate content creators throughout West Michigan. Entries for 2017 are open. Submit your Michigan-made film now. 

Grand Rapids Television Studios will screen the winning Challenge film to open their March Cinema Lab event. To learn more about Cinema Lab, check out their next event on January 25.

Grand Rapids Television Studios will screen the winning Challenge film to open their March Cinema Lab event. To learn more about Cinema Lab, check out their next event on January 25.