Capture 2014 Seeks Editors And Musicians For Team Selections

Monday, August 4, 2014

Capture: A Community Filmmaking Project is a community arts project that joins community filmmakers with professional editors and musicians to create short films on a specific theme in a 48 hours time. Started in 2013 by the Association for Visual Arts, the project allows for a broad range of participants resulting in a high level of engagement and artful, community-sourced films, said officials.

Each Capture film will have its own interpretation of the theme relevant to the time, place and or event around which the film is created.  The theme of Capture 2014 will be announced at the Capture kickoff event held at Coolidge Park on Friday, Sept. 19, at 5:30 p.m.

Three Capture Creative Teams will produce three short films, complete with original musical scores provided by the paired music team and using video submitted by the community, for screening at the Capture Premeire event on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 5:30 p.m. at the Majestic Theatre.

Submission for Editors and Musicians

Deadline for to submit for consideration is Friday, Aug. 29, at 5 p.m. 

Editors:  Area editors to participate in Capture: A Community Filmmaking Project Sept. 19, 20 and 21.  Editor(s) will receive a collection of footage containing 30-second video clips from each filmmaker encompassing a wide range of imagery, lighting, movement, focus, etc.  Footage is to be turned over to the editor by 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20. Clips will be edited into a cohesive 3-5 minute narrative that responds to 1) the place in which the film is made, 2) the pre-determined theme, and 3) original musical score.  Completed film is due at 10 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 21.  Films should include the full Capture title and logo as well as brief verbiage describing the scope of the images.

Musicians and Bands:  Chattanooga area musician(s) or bands to compose and record a digitally formatted original musical score 3-5 minutes in length.  Score will be given to editor(s) developing a collectively sourced 3-5 minute film. Score should be drawn from and reflect local  Chattanooga culture and respond to the predetermined theme. Professional studio space will be provided. AVA will contract with individual studios and will coordinate the studio schedules in consultation with everyone involved. Musicians and bands who have access to or preferences for a particular studio may submit information regarding particular studios and AVA will consider the studio submitted. However, AVA retains the right to determine and assign the recording studios used for this project. The musician/bands who participate in Capture 2014 will also be required to perform a live set, approximately 20 minuets in length, at the Capture Premeire Event on Sunday, Sept. 21. The first performance will begin at 5:30 p.m.

Both editors and musicians/bands who are chosen to participate in Capture 2014 will be compensated.  

To submit information about yourself or a team of collaborators, visit the Capture Creative Team submission page at

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