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Inspire Media Network

BIGG Filmmaker Workshop & Challenge

Inspire Media Network and WRAL invite young aspiring filmmakers from the Triangle and surrounding areas to the BIGG Filmmaker Workshop & Challenge.

Workshop How to Make a Great Video

It takes more than a camera and a good idea to make a great video. In this workshop, students will learn tips from some of the best in the business. They’ll share lessons on how to tell a powerful story, covering topics from filming, lighting and sound to interviewing to editing.

  • Where: Full Frame Theater
  • When: Tuesday, October 6th at 4:30 pm
  • Cost: Free
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If you have a passion for using video to tell stories, and if you want a chance to get better, then we invite you to enter the BIGG Filmmakers Challenge. To apply, create a short video that shows your skills and tells us why you should be selected.

Round I

If you are chosen, you’ll receive individual mentoring from professionals as you create a short film for a local nonprofit.

Round II

The final four contestants will receive coaching from Steve Hartman, an Emmy Award winner and writer/producer of CBS’ popular On the Road segment. He will help finalists with their next challenge creating an inspirational short film on a local subject.

Final Round

The two finalists will receive $250 and an invitation to be the filmmaker for a BIGG project.


The winner will be recognized on stage and have their film shown on the big screen at the red carpet BIGG Premiere.

Applications accepted through October 3rd.

This Workshop & Challenge are open to students from middle school through college.

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