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A few changes to Sidewalk’s Scramble

The word came down this afternoon – there are some changes in store for the upcoming Sidewalk Scramble.

Sidewalk XToday the festival’s parent organization, the Alabama Moving Image Association, announced it’s plans for Scramble X, the first ever 10-day edition of the popular event.

Yeah, it’s just a little longer than the normal “caffeine-fueled 48 hour period, but that’s still not a lot of time. They’re promising a winner take all pot of $500 and a DVD of your creation included with your team’s entry fee.

It starts on July 11 with the films screened at WorkPlay on July 30. More details to come, but to get a better understanding of what this is all about, you may want to check out the competition’s info page on Sidewalk’s website (including a list of the winners of the Winter 2008 Scramble).

A Genesis Found holding casting call in Birmingham

A drawing of Moundville’s famous “Rattlesnake Disc”Wonder Mill Films has announced that they’re going to hold auditions for their new feature film, A Genesis Found, in Birmingham on February 9 at 1 p.m. Auditions will take place on UAB’s campus in their theatre department (700 13th Street South), with the Huntsville-based production looking for all ethnicities, men and women, ages 17 – 70.

The blog for the production provides more information about this narrative adventure/mystery which “…focuses on a young archeology student’s confrontation of his family’s legacy, responsibility, and faith.”  Filming will take place in northern and central Alabama.