Brewery News: NW: Reminder to get your film submission for New Belgium’s “Clips” before April 1st

Attention aspiring, independent, filmmakers – New Belgium’s needs your short films. Whether it’s 10 seconds or 300 seconds, the brewery wants to share in your creative expression. You film along with numerous others will be featured in 21 cities throughout the the United States.

Starting in May, should your film be selected, you will be awarded a trophy in the form of a customer screen-printed bottles, as well as a limited edition (hand-forged) Clips belt buckle.

“The Clips tour is a philanthropic celebration of the creativity of craft brewing and film,” said Christie Catania, Clips National Special Events Manager. “The selected filmmakers have the opportunity to share their passion with thousands of people across the country, win unique prizes, and of course bragging rights.”

Start storyboarding your idea or using one of the following topics:

  1. Craft Beer
  2. Advocacy/Activism
  3. Humor
  4. Culture
  5. Adventure
  6. Art
  7. Fun.

You have till April 1st to submit your film at http://www.newbelgium.com/Events/clips-beer-and-film/submit-your-film.aspx. Don’t delay.

Cheers

Submission Details

New Belgium is accepting submissions through April 1st at http://www.newbelgium.com/Events/clips-beer-and-film/submit-your-film.aspx and selects approximately 20 films each season. Filmmakers must be at least 21 years old and must secure rights for all elements included in the film. The 2014 schedule will be announced soon.

More on Clips

During each Clips show, 100 percent of proceeds from beer sales directly benefit a local nonprofit working to improve the community. Last year, Clips Beer & Film Tour raised nearly $158,243 for local organizations and approximately 22,000 people sampled beer, viewed films, and diverted 85 percent of event waste from landfills. Since its inception in 2010, Clips has raised $366,893 for nonprofits nationwide.

For the latest information on Clips, go to http://www.newbelgium.com/Events/clips-beer-and-film.aspx. For more information on New Belgium Brewing, visit www.newbelgium.com.

About New Belgium Brewing Company

New Belgium Brewing, makers of Fat Tire Amber Ale and a host of Belgian-inspired beers, is recognized as one of Outside Magazine’s Best Places to Work and one of the Wall Street Journal’s Best Small Businesses. The 100% employee-owned brewery is a Platinum-level Bicycle Friendly Business as designated by the League of American Bicyclists, and one of World Blu’s most democratic U.S. businesses, and a Certified B Corp. In addition to Fat Tire, New Belgium brews eight year-round beers; Ranger IPA, Rampant Imperial IPA, Shift Pale Lager, Sunshine Wheat, 1554 Black Ale, Blue Paddle Pilsener, Abbey Belgian Ale and Trippel. Learn more at www.newbelgium.com.

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