The 2nd annual The Shoot Out Cheyenne 24 Hour Filmmaking Festival kicked off....
The Shoot Out Cheyenne 2010 kicked off Friday at 6:22 PM, October 15 with 21 teams participating in the lobby of the historic Plains Hotel in downtown Cheyenne with the handing out of the Brief (list of the eleven items, 5 of which must be used in the contestants film, one in the first 30 seconds). On Saturday, October 16 at 6:22 PM, the festival organizers counted 20 teams successfully returning on time.
The Top 10 Films screened on Sunday, October 17 at 2 pm at the Lincoln Theater with the following awards being given as Top 10 Films - The Shoot Out Cheyenne 2010 Winners & Honorable Mentions.:
|Best Cinematography||End of the Line|
|Best In-Camera Editing||Day No One Died|
|Best Actor||Dominic Syracuse||Joy of Dating|
|Best Comedy||Fake A Coma|
|Best Art Direction||End of the Line|
|Best Sound Design||Day No One Died|
|Best Music||Fake A Coma|
|Best Screenplay||Joy of Dating|
|Best Director||Cougar Littlefield||Day No One Died|
|Best 17 & Under||Hand Gun Salsa Raid|
|Silver Spur||Walking in 2 Worlds|
|Silver Spur||Breakfast Club|
ONE of which MUST be in the first 30 secs of the film.
1. Ruby Juice Mug Use or show the mug in an interesting place i.e. On the Great Wall of China.
2. Bill Collings, renowned cowboy and artist, his sculpture is in front of the Wyoming Arts Council offices (2320 Capitol Ave.) The WAC is a big supporter of the arts in Downtown Cheyenne.
3. "Live The Legend" on the poster, grab bag or any where else you see it.
4. Visual evidence of the wind! Be creative with ways to show the wind without howls on your sound track!
5. Molesworth desk inside the Plains Hotel in the NE corner by the Capitol Grille doors. Thomas C. Molesworth is one of the most famous western furniture designers originally based in Cody, Wyoming.
6. The "Iron Horse" sculpture by Lyle Nichols in front the the Depot on the Depot Plaza The sculpture is made from scrap metal retrieved from a dumpster near the trail depot as an homage to Cheyenne's railroad history.
7. Pulling on a cowboy boot. Plenty of boots at The Wrangler.
8. Chief Little Shield painting over the elevator doors in the lobby of the Historic Plains Hotel (1600 Central Avenue).
9. The cowboy riding a horse on the Wrangler sign at the corner of 16th and Capitol Avenue.
10. Outside foyer of Phoenix Books and Music (1612 Capitol Avenue) The windows will be well lit for night time shooting.
11. "If you want to call me that, smile". Phrase by Gary Cooper in "The Virginia" produced in 1929 inspired by the Virginian Hotel in Medicine Bow, Wyoming