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FSU Film School Grads Contend for $300,000 in Horror Film Contest

FSU Film School Grads Contend for $300,000 in Horror Film Contest
Posted at 12:15 PM, Apr 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-19 09:02:29-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Two Lincoln High School and Florida State film school grads have advanced on in a contest that grants the winner $300,000 to make a movie with horror legend Clive Barker. 

Neil Butler and Donald Guarisco are hoping to snatch the ultimate prize with their film, "Black Eyed Kids". The pitch video made it into the top ten of the "Reel Fear" contest sponsored by Project Greenlight

The ultimate prize in the contest is to make a film with a $300,000 budget with horror legend Clive Barker as a mentor.

In order to get to the next phase of the contest, the grads need your vote. You will be able to vote every day from now until 11:59 a.m. PT on April 25th. 

To watch the pitch video and vote click here, and scroll down until you a button that says "sign in to vote". Sign in to your Facebook and cast your vote for the FSU film school grads to get them one step closer to their shot at making a horror movie.

The top five will be announced on May 8th. One of those top five spots is from fan voting so be sure to vote!

The winners of the contest will be announced on August 1st. 

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