Scramble

What is the Sidewalk Scramble?

The Sidewalk Scramble is Sidewalk’s timed filmmaking competition. Fueled by caffeine and competition, teams are challenged to create a short film — from concept to completion – typically within a 48-hour time frame – and based on themes and inspiration items provided by the creative folks at Sidewalk.

Participants range from amateurs to professionals, so the results are inspiring and spectacular!

Questions about Sidewalk Scramble can be directed to outreach@sidewalkfest.com

What’s Next?

2015 Scrambled Jam Music Video Competition sponsored by Iron City

Kick-Off: Thursday, March 12, 6:00pm-8:00pm: Location TBD

Music Video Return: Sunday, March 15, 6:00pm-8:00pm: Iron City Grill

Scrambled Jam Screening and Showcase: Tuesday, March 31, Doors at 6:00pm, Screening & Showcase 7:00pm-10:00pm: Iron City. Tickets: $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Click here to buy yours.

Uniting Local Bands/Musicians and Filmmaking Teams: 

Local Bands/Musicians will be randomly paired with Filmmaking Teams and over the course of 72 hours will collaborate to create a music video. The videos can be performance based, take on a narrative format with actors, include animation or still photography… whatever, as long as there is collaboration between filmmaker and musician and the chosen song is original.

All music videos will be screened for a panel of judges and a live audience at the Scrambled Jam Screening & Showcase, Tuesday, March 31 at Iron City and cash prizes will be awarded for the Audience Choice and Best Video Winners (juried). Additional prizes will be awarded for Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Directing and Best Song. While scores are being tabulated, three of the bands/musicians will perform short sets before (bands selected during a pre-screening online contest) the awards are announced.

So you are a local filmmaker and you want to participate? REGISTRATION OPENS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Step 1: Complete the registration form and submit along with your $40 registration fee (your music video will be a part of the Scrambled Jam event, you have a chance to win cash prizes and your work will receive greater exposure through each band’s promotional efforts )

Step 2: Make plans to attend the Scrambled Jam Kick-Off Event: 6:00pm, March 12 (Location TBD) and get ready to meet your musical muse. Each filmmaker/filmmaking team must have at least one representative present at the Kick-Off event.

Step 3: Tell your friends about the Scrambled Jam event, Tuesday, March 31 at Iron City and encourage them to come vote for your Music Video and see some of the area’s best local bands and musicians!

So you are a local band/musician and you want to participate? REGISTRATION OPENS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Step 1: Complete the registration form and submit along with your $40 registration fee (after all you are going to walk away with a music video and will have a chance to win cash prizes and have your video screen at Sidewalk Film Festival 2015)

Step 2: Post a photo of yourself/your band in the Scrambled Jam photo album on the Sidewalk fan page and let your fans know you are participating by asking them to “like” your photo. The three bands/musicians with the most “likes” will perform live at Scrambled Jam.

Step 3: Start thinking about the song you’d most like to see turned into a video and get ready to meet your filmmaking partners, at the Scrambled Jam Kick-Off, 6pm Thursday, March 12 (Location TBD). Each band/musician must have at least one representative present at the Kick-Off event.

Want to see some of the Vulcan Scramble “behind the scenes” action? Check out the photos from JND Photography below.

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