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Congrats to Last Week’s Project of the Week, “Passfire”!

Congrats to Last Week's Project of the Week, "Passfire"!

Thanks to your votes, the fireworks documentary “Passfire” won this weekend’s Project of the Week contest!

Congratulations to “Passfire” director Jesse Veverka. The filmmaker will receive a digital distribution consultation from SnagFilms and the film is now officially a candidate for Project of the Month. That winner will be awarded with a consultation from the Tribeca Film Institute.
Here’s what the project’s about:

Passfire is a documentary about the world’s most amazing fireworks, the passionate people who make them and the cultures behind them. “Passfire” is a pyrotechnics term that means passing a flame from one part of a firework to another, but it’s also a metaphor for passing the knowledge and love of fireworks from one generation to another. We want to tell the global story of the celebrated relationship humans have with fire. From Thai rice farmers who build giant pyrotechnic girandolas (helicopters) to rocket wars between churches in Greece, we will explore why people are so fascinated with fireworks.

View the project’s page here.

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