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Student Filmmakers Compete to be Named Country's Funniest College Student & Have their Film Featured in a Microsoft "Share Your Stuff" Promotion
San Francisco, CA (October 7, 2009) – Rooftop Comedy (www.RooftopComedy.com), the leading interactive media producer of original comedy content and comedic branded entertainment is accepting submissions for the 3rd annual Rooftop Comedy National College Comedy Competition: Funny Filmmaker Contest and the Microsoft "Share Your Stuff" competition until to October 19th, 2009.
•The 3rd Annual National College Comedy Competition: Funny Film is an effort to identify the nation's most original and compelling student funny filmmaker. Entries must be five minutes long and submitted at www.RooftopComedy.com/college. Five rounds of expert judging and online voting will narrow the field to the final four contestants who will have their films screened at the 2010 Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival where a combination of live and online voting will determine the winner.
•The Microsoft "Share Your Stuff" Competition challenges college filmmakers from across the U.S. to create a funny film that illustrates just how easy it is to manage and share documents with the Microsoft Office Live Workspace. Entries must be no more than 2 minutes long and submitted at www.rooftopcomedy.com/college/shareyourstuff. Along with the chance at having their video used in a new promotional campaign for Microsoft Office Live Workspace, the winner will receive $1,000 cash and have their film screened at the preeminent 2010 Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival.
"We are thrilled to be hosting 2 amazing funny film competitions that present such tremendous opportunities for student filmmakers," said Will C. Rogers, CEO and founder of Rooftop Comedy. "Both of these competitions allow us to fulfill the Rooftop Comedy mission of supporting up-and-coming comedy talent and introducing them to new fans all over the world."
Both competitions are open to students from every College and University in the United States and scoring will be based on quality of production, originality and comedic wit.
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