Element Assignment Character, Prop & Line Requirements

At the Kickoff Event we will announce a character, a prop and a line of dialogue just a few minutes before the Official Filmmaking Period begins.

These elements must be included in your film.

The elements will vary from city to city, but in each location ALL teams will have the same required elements. It's up to each team to decide how to integrate them into their own film. Teams compete for most creative use of these elements.

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Examples of Previous Characters

Kevin of Karin de Jager, Denksporter Rotterdam, Netherlands 2022

René or Renee Wilhelmus, ambtenaar van de burgelijke stand Nijmegen, Netherlands 2021

Noa of Noah Herbert, modeontwerper Utrecht, Netherlands 2022

Loes or Luuk Brinkman, sommelier Leeuwarden, Netherlands 2019

Examples of Previous Props

Un kaha di webu Curaçao 2019

baki di chukulati Bonaire 2017

Examples of Previous Lines

Die zag ik niet aankomen. Rotterdam, Netherlands 2021

Sigui hunga ku kandela te ora bo kima bo man. Bonaire 2019

Ne dites pas mon nom ! Brussel, België 2019

Hier heb ik zolang op gewacht Utrecht, Netherlands 2021

Required Line

The required line of dialogue must be heard or seen - it may be written. It may be in a foreign language; however if it is not clear that this is the required line, it should be translated.

Required Character

The required character does not have to be the star, but we must actually see him/her on the screen. Name tags, etc. are not necessary so long as the audience can infer who he/she is.

Required Prop

The required prop must be seen, and it should be used in your film in some way.

Adherence to Assignment

Did you know judges base part of their scores on a film’s adherence to assignment? This refers to the genre and required elements.

Elements in Credits Do Not Count

The required elements must appear in the story of your film. Use of the elements only in the end credits will NOT fulfill the requirement.

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