Hawaii Photo Rental is proud to support the filmmakers of Honolulu's Showdown in Chinatown. This upcoming Championship the first prize award will be a gift certificate for a rental package worth a retail value of $15,000 for an entire week! WOWZA!!! The package will include a video camera (Canon C100 or Blackmagic Cinema Camera), lenses, […]
Mahalo To Strawberrycolor And Sight & Sound Studios!!! For the upcoming Showdown In Chinatown Championships, Strawberrycolor in conjunction with Sight & Sound Studios has teamed up to offer up-and-coming filmmakers a chance to operate on their fully mobile and studio based editorial / color correction platforms. This award will entitle the chosen team complete access […]
November Championship Topic Showdown In Chinatown has partnered with Honolulu Magazine for our 2011 November Championship Event. We will be announcing the “Topic”, two “Props” and the “Line Of Dialogue” one week early on October 1oth via the Honolulu Magazine E Newsletter. You can SIGNUP by clicking the image below.
Trick or Treat? This year, Showdown in Chinatown is donning a costume and candy sack, ready to rock the annual chinatown spookfest Hallowbaloo. "The 4th Annual HALLOWBALOO Music + Arts Festival presents a kaleidoscope of stimulation as diverse as the 20+ clubs, restaurants, galleries and boutiques that comprise its host neighborhood, the Honolulu Arts District. […]
The gauntlet has been thrown… Showdown In Chinatown vs. Outlaw Agency Outlaw Agency has challenged our filmmaking community to produce a 5 minute or less short film in your favorite rebel movie genre The Outlaw Agency wants each director to explore their full creative vision in whatever genre they should choose. They are open to […]
Blue Planet Foundation Blue Planet Foundation got so into this month's topic, they decided to make a film themselves. While it wasn't up for the competition, they still adhered to the topic, dialog and props. Way to go guys! While we finish converting and uploading all of March 2011 submissions, watch the intro they made. […]
Blue Planet Foundation has offered to sponsor the March 2011 Showdown in Chinatown short film challenge. For those that don't know, Blue Planet Foundation is a driving force towards energy independence and a sustainable lifestyle for the Hawaiian Islands and the World. This Spring, they are launching a marketing campaign called "21 Days." 21 days […]
The Gauntlet Is Thrown… Showdown in Chinatown in conjunction with the Hawaii International Film Festival and The Chinatown Film Project present this month’s film challenge to local filmmakers: to create an original short film 3-7 minutes in length that address the question, "How do you see Honolulu's Chinatown?" All entries are welcome, Films are do […]