Published on October 27th, 2015 | by Biz Books

Crazy 8s 2016 Registration Deadline is pleased to support Crazy 8s once again! With the registration deadline of November 4th approaching, we are encouraging local filmmakers to get creative and crazy for Crazy 8s 2016!


Can YOU make a short film in 8 days? Crazy8s wants to see your brilliant short film idea!

#Crazy8sFilms16  IS LAUNCHING

Registration Deadline – Wednesday Nov 4 ($60)

Video Pitches – Due Monday Nov. 9

The Application form can be downloaded at:

Crazy8s is once again inviting aspiring filmmakers to submit their short film idea in a 5-minute video pitch for one of the leading film events in BC.

Six winners will receive $1,000 and a production package worth tens of thousands of dollars – almost everything you need to make your film – in just 8 Crazy days!

Finished films will be screened to the who’s who of the Vancouver Film Industry at a Gala Screening on February 27th, 2016 at the Centre (this year over 1,720 people attended), followed by a not-to-be-missed After-Party at Science World followed by submissions to film festivals and markets nationally and around the world.

It’s fast! It’s fun! It’s Crazy!


Applicants must drop off or mail in an application and the $60 late registration fee (don’t mail cash) which must be received by 5pm Nov. 4 to (open 9am – 5pm weekdays):

Crazy8s Production Office
Suite 600 – 736 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1G3


Wed Nov 4 in person at the Crazy8s Booth at the Etch Media Motion Picture & New media Career Expo at Creekside Community Centre Olympic Village 11am-5pm


Wed Nov 4 in person at the Celluloid Social Club at the ANZA Club between 7:30pm – 10pm

Video pitches will be due 11:59pm Mon. Nov. 9, 2015.

A video pitch jury will then select the top 40 projects to pitch in-person to a jury of Industry professionals in late November. The jury – which includes our own Catherine Lough Haggquist of Biz Books – will choose 12 finalists who will be paired with a professional story editor to craft their script before presenting it again to the jury. Based on the strength of the finished scripts, 6 winners will be chosen. Production and post-production will take place from Feb. 12 – 19, 2016.

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