Straight 8 Deadline Approaches

There’s not long left to register for this year’s straight 8. Once registered, entrants will be sent a Super 8 cart on which to shoot their film. The deadline for submissions is April 4th. Winners will see their films premiered at Cannes.

The competition attracts filmmakers from all over the globe. A map on the straight 8 website shows entrants past and present.

Map showing past and present entrants to the straight 8 competition

Red dots represent entrants to this year's competition. White dots represent previous entrants.

The organisers have been posting previous entries to their Vimeo channel. If you’re waiting for your cartridge to arrive, or deciding whether or not to enter, it’s worth a look.