Sidewalk Scramble

Scramble is Sidewalk’s timed filmmaking competition. In 48 hours, teams are challenged to create a film from script to screen using themes and props provided by the creative team behind Sidewalk Film Festival. Participants range from amateurs to professionals, so the results are inspiring and spectacular!

Questions about Scramble can be directed to Aaron.

Announcing our Spring 2018 Time-Warp Scramble!

Get ready for a special time-based edition of Sidewalk Scramble warping to you February 16-18. During this 48-hour period, teams will be challenged to create a 5 minute short film — from concept to completion — using a Sidewalk-provided genre and time period and their own caffeine-fueled creativity. Additionally, each team will be assigned a unique time-related prop and line of dialogue that must appear in the film. Filmmakers at all levels of experience are invited to compete for over $3,000 in cash and prizes! Plus, every completed film will be shown on the big screen at the premiere event on March 8th.

Launch Event: The Abbey Coffee Shop (131 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222), Friday, February 16 at 6PM
Drop Off Date: The Abbey Coffee Shop (131 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222), Sunday, February 18, 6:00-7:00pm

Register your team now!

Best Film Jury Prize:

$1,000 cash
Automatic acceptance into the 2018 Sidewalk Film Festival (providing filmmaking team with 4 Festival VIP Passes, valued at $1,000)

Best Film Audience Choice Prize:

$500 cash
Automatic acceptance into the 2018 Sidewalk Film Festival (providing filmmaking team with 4 Festival VIP Passes, valued at $1,000)