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Extra Credit Adventure Edit – Voting is live

Watch and Vote!

Audience Award voting closes May 19 at 11:59 EDT

Enjoy the films in the showcase player above, or click on the individual film pages below to watch and read more about each filmmaker.

Then vote for your favorite in each category in the form at the bottom of the page.

We’ll be giving away $250 to the audience award winner in each category, and $250 to the jury award winner in each category, on May 20.

Extra Credit Finalists:

Highlight category
EXTRA CREDIT ADVENTURE EDIT – Edward M Babbitt III – Portland, Maine
JUDGE SLED – Teagan Wright – Maine
STAY HOME AND RECHARGE – Malcolm Washington – Merriam, Kansas
HOMEMADE VERMONT CIDER – Stephen Szmed & Luke Becker-Lowe – Worcester, Vermont
OCEAN JUMPING – Frazier Dougherty – Biddeford Pool, Maine

Modern Day PSA category
A MOMENT A DAY IN MARCH – Samuel Presley of Allora Studios – Atlanta, GA, USA
BACKYARD BIRD BATH: MAKING LEMONADE OUT OF LEMONS – Scot Miller – Dallas, Texas
HIKING WITH KALLI AND MIA – Doodle Moo – Maine
KEEPING OUR DISTANCE – Wilfong Works – Stow/Lovell, Maine, USA
NONESSENTIAL – Jasper Lowe – Portland, ME
PEP TALK – Alan Del Tufo – Waldwick, NJ, USA
WASP NINJA LEGO WALK – Tight Lines Productions – Portland, Maine

Nature Meditation category
A DAY AT THE BAY – Anthony Gertzos – Pickering, Ontario, Canada
ABOUT LIFE AFTER LIFE – Peter Ackerman – Maine
BELLA/BEAUTY ADVENTURE MEDITATION – Ryan Malagara – Machias Maine USA
CONNECT TO WILDERNESS FROM THE FOREST – Jeanne Christie – Windham, ME, USA
DIP AND SWAY – Dylan Ladds, Dooster – Belfast, Maine, USA
FROZEN SPRING – Bethany Redding – Toronto, ON & Danbury, CT
KATAHDINLAND – Susan Mathias – Maine
MAINE COAST – Nate Allard – Arrowsic / Phippsburg, Maine, USA
NATURE IS HOME – Breech Asher Harani – Philippines
RED LODGE – Zhanna Kucheriavaia – Red Lodge, MT, USA
SPOT POND BROOK FLOW JAM – JS O’Connor – Stoneham, MA
TIDAL REMNANTS – Vincent Marcucci – Various locations from Florida, Spain, Italy and Jordan.
WINTER STILLNESS – Jeshua Soucy – Belgrade, Maine, USA

Profile category
A DAY IN THE MAINE WOODS IN THE TIME OF COVID-19 – Barbara Cray Entertainment – Maine
AARON – SAILMAINE – Swallowtail / Dean Merrill – Portland, Maine
BIKING THROUGH THE SEASONS – Josh Lawless – Farmington, Maine
BRANT AND COCHRAN – Sam Whitney – South Portland, Maine, United States
FENWICK – Mac Christopher – Vermont, USA
NO GRIT, NO GRID. – Philip J. Carcia – White Mountains, New Hampshire. USA.
OOBICA – A SHORT FILM – Samuel Brilliant – Old Orchard Beach, Maine
REBORN IN GLACIER BAY – Brian Beard – Glacier Bay, Alaska
THE BASELINE WITH THE BASELINE LADY – Kelly Hinkle – Columbia Falls,Maine ,USA
THE STEEL CITY SURFER – Camden Spear – Boothbay, Maine United States
TRENTON TREASURE HUNTERS – Nayeli Monahan – Trenton, Maine, USA

Maine category
A DAY IN THE MAINE WOODS IN THE TIME OF COVID-19 – Barbara Cray Entertainment – Maine
AARON – SAILMAINE – Swallowtail / Dean Merrill – Portland, Maine
ABOUT LIFE AFTER LIFE – Peter Ackerman – Maine
BELLA/BEAUTY ADVENTURE MEDITATION – Ryan Malagara – Machias, Maine
BIKING THROUGH THE SEASONS – Josh Lawless – Farmington, Maine
BRANT AND COCHRAN – Sam Whitney – South Portland, Maine
CONNECT TO WILDERNESS FROM THE FOREST – Jeanne Christie – Windham, Maine
DIP AND SWAY – Dylan Ladds, Dooster – Belfast, Maine
EXTRA CREDIT ADVENTURE EDIT – Edward M Babbitt III – Portland, Maine
HIKING WITH KALLI AND MIA – Doodle Moo – Maine
KATAHDINLAND – Susan Mathias – Maine
KEEPING OUR DISTANCE – Wilfong Works – Stow/Lovell, Maine, USA
MAINE COAST – Nate Allard – Arrowsic / Phippsburg, Maine, USA
NONESSENTIAL – Jasper Lowe – Portland, Maine
OCEAN JUMPING – Frazier Dougherty – Biddeford Pool, Maine
OOBICA – A SHORT FILM – Samuel Brilliant – Old Orchard Beach, Maine
REBORN IN GLACIER BAY – Brian Beard – Glacier Bay, Alaska
JUDGE SLED – Teagan Wright – Maine
THE BASELINE WITH THE BASELINE LADY – Kelly Hinkle – Columbia Falls, Maine
THE STEEL CITY SURFER – Camden Spear – Boothbay, Maine
TRENTON TREASURE HUNTERS – Nayeli Monahan – Trenton, Maine, USA
WASP NINJA LEGO WALK – Tight Lines Productions – Portland, Maine
WINTER STILLNESS – Jeshua Soucy – Belgrade, Maine, USA

 

 

Vote Here:

What’s the Extra Credit Edit?

Many of you are stuck at home, trying to do your part to flatten the curve.
And MOFF knows that somewhere in your crib, there’s a bunch of old footage from the glory days, just waiting to be edited. And whether the glory days were last month, or last century, we want to see your footage come together.

That’s why MOFF is putting up $2,500 in cash prizes, in five different short film categories.
Let’s show the world what you can do with your old footage and this #StayTheF*ckAtHome time!
So fire up those home editing suites, pull that footage that’s been begging to see the light of day, and get creative to tell your stories of the outdoors! We’re calling it the:

Extra Credit Adventure Edit

A special challenge for adventure filmmakers (or regular people who know how to edit) from the Maine Outdoor Film Festival

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Your Assignment:

  • open to anyone, free to enter
  • All submissions must be less than 4 minutes long and an outdoor film (i.e. filmed outside or related to outdoor adventure or conservation… MOFF reserves final say)
  • All music must be credited and used with permission
  • Submissions due to MOFF by April 25, 2020 May 6, 2020 – to submit your film, email a downloadable link (vimeo, dropbox, Drive, etc.), subject line: “Extra Credit Adventure Edit” moff@maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com
  • Enter in one of four loose categories:
    • Old timer’s edit (footage from pre-2000 only)
    • Nature Meditation (music and landscapes)
    • Profile piece (athlete, maker, place etc.)
    • Highlight Reel
  • Or enter in the special category for new footage:
    • PSA for modern times (think: social distancing or “How to Home School Your Kid When You Never Intended To” or even a thank you to those on the front line)
  • The finalists in each category will be chosen by our jury and then all the finalists will premiere on April 30 May 13, at 7pm eastern LIVE on MOFF’s vimeo channel/website
  • The next day (May 14) voting will open and the winners will be announced on May 20.
  • By submitting to this contest, you agree to all terms listed on our submit page

Prizes:
Each category will have both a $250 Audience Award and a $250 Jury Award.

Timeline:
Production and Post-production: Today through May 6
Submission deadline: April 25 May 6
May 13: Online premiere viewing party!
May 14: Video finalists are uploaded and online voting begins at maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com. Only one vote per email address please.
May 20: Winners Announced live

Judging Criteria:
Storytelling: 30%
Outdoor spirit: 25%
Soundtrack: 20%
Cinematographic quality: 15%
Humor/Positivity: 10%

Terms:
By submitting to Maine Outdoor Film Festival, you agree to these terms.