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End Of The Road Announce Film Contest
Dean Samways , July 9th, 2008 18:28

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The annual End Of The Road music festival will this year feature some exciting events for film buffs.

Joining forces with cult movie magazine Little White Lies, the Larmer Tree Gardens site will host a cinema tent showing only the most eclectic mix of films and shorts during the festival, which runs between September 12th and 14th.

The thrilling Brit flick Dead Man’s Shoes will be run in its entirety, amongst a selection of short films, music videos and other feature films past and present.

To celebrate Little White Lies involvement with this year’s festival the organisers are holding a film competition. The End Of The Reel challenges anyone to create a short 15 seconds ident to be screened on the main stage, in the cinema tent and online.

In a statement the organisers said: “In the spirit of the festival and the magazine, entries need to be fresh, innovative and thought provoking.”

Entries will be posted on the End Of The Reel YouTube page

The winners will bag two tickets to End Of The Road, one year’s subscription to Little White Lies and several armfuls of Rough Trade and Carhartt goodies.

The rules are as follows:

  1. The piece can be animated, filmed or graphically produced.
  2. The content must relate to End Of The Road theme and ‘Truth and Movies’ (Little White Lies’ tagline).
  3. Entries must be uploaded to any video sharing website, and the link emailed to: endofthereel@littlewhitelies.co.uk.
  4. Deadline for entries is August 29.
  5. Winners will be announced September 1.

This year’s festival includes performances from Calexico, Bon Iver, Tindersticks, Mercury Rev, Dirty Three, Richard Hawley, British Sea Power and Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band, among others. For the last remaining tickets to the festival go to the site here. Oh, and stay tuned to The Quietus for more exciting End Of The Road information very soon.

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