Light this Location is an online filmmaking challenge presented by the most legendary cinema technology brands. The rules are simple. Produce an original film that is under five minutes and shot in one location with an included BTS video and floor plan to show us how you lit and shot it.
Then upload the entry to our website for judging and your chance to win a life-changing prize package of filmmaking gear including a RED HELIUM 8K, Aputure Lighting Kit and over $200,000 in equipment from the most legendary cinema brands.
There is no entry fee required to participate. This is a global competition that is open to almost everyone.
There will be six finalists, one Regional Winner from each geographical region. Then along with one Audience Award winner and one lucky voter giveaway, our team and judges will pick one finalist who will be awarded the Grand Prize.
Entries will be judged on the following criteria:
40%: Originality and Creativity
20%: Quality of the Cinematography
15%: Quality of the BTS Video
15%: Quality of the Floor Plan
10%: Use of Product
August 21st: Submissions Open
November 11th: Submissions Close
November 20th: Regional Winners Announced & Voting Opens
December 2nd: Voting Closes
December 3rd: Lucky Voter Giveaway Announced
December 4th: Audience Award and Grand Prize Winner Announced
Prizes will be shipped to winners within 60 days of being announced.
(All timeline dates are 12:00AM PST and for 2019 unless otherwise noted. Please note dates are subject to change and entrants should expect a 48 hour window from exact times)
Note: By submitting you agree to follow our strict competition rules, terms and specifications. Please see the Official Rules for more details. Any entries that do not adhere or are suspected of cheating will immediately be disqualified without explanation.