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What is The Great Crumpkin?

The Great Crumpkin is a music and film festival celebrating student creation at Southern Methodist University.  This year, there are 10 student performances that will fill the quad music and dance beginning at 6pm. After dark, there is a screening of student made horror short films.  Music, Food, Pumpkins, Prizes, and Films.

 

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  • Blue Apollo

  • Stampede

  • Austin Modoff & Kiera Mays

  • Johnasia & Seth

  • Mustang Mavericks

  • Belle Tones

  • Lauren Steele

  • Marcelo Sanabria

  • Temi George

  • Nicole Daniels

 


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  • Mama Moore's Gourmet Popcorn

  • Catered Fall Turkey Dinner

  • Roasted Corn

  • APPLE CIDER

  • Candy


  • Crosley Record Player (w/NOW that's what I call Halloween LP)

  • Instax Mini Cameras

  • Portable Speakers

  • Soul Cycle Passes

  • S'well Water Bottles

  • Tshirts


FILM RULES RELEASE

Friday Oct 13th 8pm Dallas Hall Lawn

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Rules

  1. Films are limited to a 5 MIN MAX runtime (including credits)

  2. All films must pertain to the HORROR GENRE

  3. Films and Posters must be submitted by 11:59pm on Monday Oct 16th

  4. Participants may be in more than one film project

This is the 3rd annual Crumpkin Film Competition.  The Film competition will begin at Midnight on Friday October 13 and will end at 11:59pm on Monday October 16.

This is the 3rd annual Crumpkin Film Competition.  The Film competition will begin at Midnight on Friday October 13 and will end at 11:59pm on Monday October 16.

FILM REQUIREMENTS

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1. Required Action: Bite Something

The required action must be acted out by a cast member(s)

 2. Required Line "They'll Never Guess It's Me Under Here"

The required line of dialogue must be heard or seen - it may be written. It may be in a foreign language; however if it is not clear that this is the required line, it should be translated.

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3. Required Pumpkin

The required Pumpkin must be seen, and it should be used in your film in some way.

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    4. Required Poster

All films must be accompanied by a movie poster for your film.  Posters will be printed ahead of time and displayed at The Great Crumpkin on the 21st. Posters must be high resolution to print (24x36 in)

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Overall Winner from 2017

Cast and Crew of Snapped got to screen their short at the Rack Focus Film Competition

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Awards

This year's overall winner will have the cast and crew invited to the Rack Focus Film Festival in Dallas to screen their film in front of hundreds of Dallas' filmmakers in November
Films will be awarded in the following categories..

    Best Overall Film

    Most Amateur Film
    Best Use of Prop "A Pumpkin"
    Best Use of Action "Bite Something"
    Best Use of Phrase "They'll never guess it's    me under here"
    Best Poster
    Best Actor
    Best Actress