Dianne Ouellette's film Red is Dead (originally called Dog Tales), screened silent at the One Take Super 8 Event in Regina in 2013. A year later she finished the film with a soundtrack (and the new title).
Kodak celebrated 50 years of super 8 in 2015, and Dianne submitted her film as part of Super 8 Filmmaking Challenge. The film has made it to the finals of the online contest through the Audience Choice Awards. There were over 500 entries from around the world and people could vote for the films that they liked.
Red is Dead came in second in the Flashback category, therefore in the final 15 films that have been invited to screen at the Slamdance Film Festival at a special Kodak screening. Out of the top 15 films Dianne needs to be voted into the top 3 to win a cool camera and some super 8 film kits. Dianne is going to attend the screening at the Slamdance Film Festival which takes place on January 25.
Red is Dead is the only Canadian in the top 15 super 8 films as well.
You can check out the embedded video below (or click here for a HD version).
Voting starts January 19 and you can vote every day up until the screening on January 25th. So, that's 7 votes per person.
Here is the link where you will be able to start voting on January 19th
Please vote for Dianne (and OTS8 Filmmaking!!) and spread the word.