BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- You’ve done puzzles, you’ve cleaned closets and you’ve watched absolutely everything the streaming services have to offer. Now, it’s your turn to create something for the screen.
ArtsQuest is challenging the community to make short movies during the quarantine that it will broadcast April 30 at 7:30 p.m., on ArtsQuest@Home as part of its ‘at Home’ Quarantine Film Challenge. Those interested must register for free at www.eventbrite.com before April 24 at 7 p.m. All registered participants will then meet via Zoom April 24 at 7:30 p.m., to go over the rules.
The biggie? All movies must be shot inside wherever you are quarantined to make it make it fun, safe and challenging for all.
Quarantine Film Challenge submission categories are ages 6-12, ages 13-17, ages 18-plus and families (meaning a group of related people of varying ages staying in the same home.) Filming will begin April 24 at 8 p.m., and all films must be submitted by April 26 at 7:59 p.m.
In addition to screening everyone’s homemade masterpieces April 30, ArtsQuest will give out awards in several categories including:
Best in Show
Best Pet Cameo
Best Costume Design That Still Involves Sweatpants
The OMG They Still Have Toilet Paper Award
Best Self Haircut
Worst Corona-Related Pun
Best Performance by a Sleeping Parent
Best Supporting Loaf of Bread
For more information on the 48-Hour ‘at Home’ Quarantine Film Challenge, visit www.steelstacks.org.