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    Mitchell Announces Winners of Young Filmmakers Short Pitch Competition Mitchell Announces Winners of Young Filmmakers Short Pitch Competition

    Mitchell Announces Winners of Young Filmmakers Short Pitch Competition

Mitchell Announces Winners of Young Filmmakers Short Pitch Competition

Young Filmmakers Short Pitch Competition

Two students from University of the Ozarks in Clarksville were selected as the winners of Mitchell Communications Group’s Young Filmmakers Short Pitch Competition, which was held in conjunction with the Bentonville Film Festival (BFF) May 5-9. Mitchell was a BFF sponsor, and the competition was designed to inspire and encourage young filmmakers 21 and under.

Sheryl Cambronero and Berenice Osorio won the competition with their pitch for “Los Flores de Spandra.” More than 70 young filmmakers competed in the contest by pitching a short film concept at Mitchell’s booth in Sponsor Village during the festival. Entrants had 30 seconds to deliver a creative pitch for producing a film over the next […]

  • Short Pitch Tips
    8 Tips for Giving the Best #BFFShortPitch 8 Tips for Giving the Best #BFFShortPitch

    8 Tips for Giving the Best #BFFShortPitch

8 Tips for Giving the Best #BFFShortPitch

Short Pitch Tips

Do you have what it takes to get an idea from script to screen? Starting today, Mitchell Communications Group is looking for imaginative young filmmakers 21 and under to pitch a short film concept. It’s all part of the inaugural Bentonville Film Festival happening this week.

The winner will receive a prize package valued at more than $3,000, which includes a $500 cash prize, senior level consultation for development of a short film, one day of training or production assistance from the Mitchell Creative practice’s video production team and a 2016 All Access Pass to the Bentonville Film Festival. This could be a big deal for a young filmmaker, so we want to help as much as possible.

If you’re entering the #BFFShortPitch competition, you only have 30-seconds […]

  • Top 6 Events
    Top 5 Most Anticipated Events & Panels of the Bentonville Film Festival Top 5 Most Anticipated Events & Panels of the Bentonville Film Festival

    Top 5 Most Anticipated Events & Panels of the Bentonville Film Festival

Top 5 Most Anticipated Events & Panels of the Bentonville Film Festival

Top 6 Events

There are almost as many panels as films being at this year’s Bentonville Film Festival and, with these panels, there are a lot of famous faces to see. But more than that, the panels serve to help get the message out about the mission of BFF – diversity and equality. 

Robert De NiroRemembering the Artist: Robert De Niro, Sr.

Esteemed actor Robert De Niro sits down to talk about his father’s legacy in the art world. Robert De Niro, Sr. was an obscure artist in life, but has now been rediscovered through efforts from his […]

  • Top 5 Most Anticipated Films
    Top 5 Most Anticipated Films of the Bentonville Film Festival Top 5 Most Anticipated Films of the Bentonville Film Festival

    Top 5 Most Anticipated Films of the Bentonville Film Festival

Top 5 Most Anticipated Films of the Bentonville Film Festival

Top 5 Most Anticipated FilmsThere’s going to be a large and diverse collection of films showing at the Bentonville Film Festival next week – and it would be impossible to see them all. Here are some of the most anticipated films of the fest.

Last Days in the Desert

Ewan McGregor (Trainspotting, Star Wars) stars along Tye Sheridan (Mud) and Ciaran Hinds (Game of Thrones) as Jesus in this re-imagining of the last days of his 40 days and nights in the desert. The twist here is that McGregor also plays the part of the devil.

There’s a lot of good