BTS Films


At Event Cinema Workshops in Chicago and Boston in the fall of 2011, presenters Kevin Shahinian, Joe Simon and special guest speaker Patrick Moreau of StillMotion, led attendees in a unique on-site filmmaking challenge. Limited to run times of 30 to 60 seconds, short films were to tell a story exploring the theme of “time,” without the aid of any sync sound. Three groups in each city were led by instructors during conceptualization and production. Each attendee then took a copy of their group’s raw footage and created their own edit after the event for entry into a contest with generous prizes awarded by Event Cinema Workshop sponsors Zacuto, Cinevate, Kessler Crane, and LensProToGo. We are proud of all the entries given the limitations placed on each group and are very pleased to announce the winners of the contest:

Overall winner:

Team C | Stephen Gray from Paperback Films on Vimeo.

Second Place:

T I M E from Blu Couture on Vimeo.

Third Place:

late – edited by danielle (sidebyside cinema) – team a from SidebySide Cinema on Vimeo.



Behind The Scenes Film Contest

Winners of our behind-the-scenes film contest, produced by attendees of our London, England and New York workshops, led by Joe Simon and Kevin Shahinian. Generous prizes for these winners sponsored by Kessler Crane and Song Freedom.

Shaun Handley, Shutter Dream Studios


New York, NY workshop (3/8/11-3/10/11)

Alex Villegas, Unique Vision Studios


New York, NY workshop (3/8/11-3/10/11)