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Short Film Contest Dares You to Be the Next Hitchcock

Chiller "Dare To Direct" Short Film Contest World Wide WebOct. 1, 2007Deadline: Sept. 17, 2007

NBC Universal Cable is hosting the Chiller "Dare To Direct" Short Film Contest. It challenges fans to get creative and compete for great prizes and a chance to be featured on "Chiller's Dare to Direct Film Festival" as they write, produce and submit short horror films. Shorts will be judged in the categories of Best Picture, Creepiest Character and Scariest Special Effects. Viewers vote online to select five finalists in each category, and a top TV producer will select final winners. Films can be uploaded from Sept. 5-17, and voting for each category will take place from Sept. 21 to Oct. 1. The films will remain online for viewing throughout October. On Halloween night, Wednesday, Oct. 31, finalists and winners will be announced and featured in "Chiller's Dare to Direct Film Festival" at 10:30 pm and 1:30 am (ET). The winner of each category will be awarded $5,000 and Chiller goodies. Complete rules and information can be found at

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