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Thursday, November 16, 2006

King of Doc Contest Offers Great Prizes for Shorts

TOKION Magazine and Dewars White Label present the KING OF DOC! Contest

Call for Entries
Send us your own 3-5 minute documentary inspired by the following

Some people are always looking for new kinds of mistakes to make.

Talk is cheap until it gets into love letters.


A man's reputation is that which is not found out about him.

All submissions will be judged by TOKION editors as well as by a panel of our celebrity judges including:
Jonathan Caouette, Filmmaker - Tarnation
Ondi Timoner, Filmaker - "DiG!"
Bruce Sinofsky, Filmaker - Metallica: Some Kind of Monster

The Winners:
We will be flying the three winners to NYC to screen the winning films with us. We will screen your film, have a party in your honor, as well as give you the opportunity to be questioned by an audience of
your peers regarding the creative process that was involved in creating your film.

The grand prize winner will be offered a $5000 contract with Dewars White Label to produce Dewars White Labels next brand-education film. Were also throwing in a new Apple MacBook Pro laptop and a copy of Apples Final Cut Pro 5.1 production suite. The second and third prize winners will receive a complete software prize package from SONY worth over $1800 - including SONY Vegas Pro and Cinescore.

Eligibility and Details:
All entrants must submit at least three copies of their film on either DVD, Mini DV or VHS format. You must be at least 25 years old to submit a film into the KING OF DOC contest. All entrants must include return address and contact information including current phone number, email and photocopy of valid ID (drivers license, non-driver state ID, passport) stating age. TOKION/Dewar's White Label is not responsible for returning any submissions.

Submissions must be postmarked no later than Dec 11th 2006.
Submissions should be sent to TOKION KING OF DOC contest C/O TOKION
Magazine 341 Lafayette Street, Suite 587, New York, NY 10012.
Winners will allow films to be screened by Dewars White Label at Dewars White Label events.
Winning films may also appear in additional future Dewars promotional spots.
For all contest info log onto


  • At 10:48 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Thank you for the post. My name is André Pereira and I am a producer in Brazil. I have recently finished a short film intitled "Life and Death of Sophie Alice". I think the SHORT FILM REVIEW blog is a fantastic initiative. I would love to submit my film (in portuguese with english subtitles) for you te review.


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