[Editors Note: Project of the Month is presented in partnership with Blackmagic Design, one of the world’s leading innovators and manufacturers of creative video technology.]
The project which receives the most votes for Project of the Month will get a reported feature story about their project on Indiewire and will receive a Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve 12 License. From there, they will be in the running for Project of the Year, where the prize will be a Blackmagic URSA Mini 4k camera.
Below are the five projects up for the prize. Click on the film title to learn more about each project (descriptions courtesy of the filmmakers):
The Secret Life of Lance Letscher: A portrait of collage artist Lance Letscher, as he segues from intricate colorful paper collages to a large outdoor metal mural in one of Austin’s most recognizable business districts, South Congress Ave.
Mr. Rudolpho’s Jubilee: Rudolpho is famous & depressed Italian fashion designer who decides to kill himself during Berlin Fashion Week. All goes wrong and, injured, he is taken in by a group of Bohemian artists, who don’t know who he is.
Dreadtown: A feature documentary that tells the story of British reggae group Steel Pulse, who emerged from the racial turbulence of 1970s Britain to become one of the world’s most loved and timeless reggae bands.
Phantom of Winnipeg: A documentary about the fan community around Brian DePalma’s 1974 horror musical comedy film "Phantom of the Paradise" that exists on in the small, frigid city of Winnipeg in the wilds of Canada.
Endo What?: A film about endometriosis, the most common, devastating disease that most people have never heard of.