Trailer Trash Thursday
 

2014/2015

Trailer Trash Awards


This contest is held, overseen, judged and owned by Royal Treatment Fly Fishing. All entries will abide by all rules set forth in the 2013/2014 Trailer Trash Thursday 13 Rules of the Road as posted below. As stated in these rules film makers are responsible for all content of their film and retain all marketing rights.


Film Categories

Action

Documentary

Fly Tying



Premiere Party

Royal Treatment Fly Fishing and our friends at Costa will host an Premiere Party on February 8th, 2014, at which time all entries chosen for final consideration by our panel of judges will be shown and prizes awarded.  Best Picture will be announced and shown at the 2015 Fly Fishing Film Tour. 


Prizes

Prizes will be awarded in each category. In addition, an overall Best Picture Award will be awarded from all entries received. Winners in each category will receive a pair of Costa sunglasses, and bag’o swag . Best picture award gets a pair of the new improved G3 Waders from Simms Fishing Products. The first 30 film makers to enter will receive two tickets to the 2014-2015 Fly Fishing Film Tour nearest their hometown.



Judges

Our panel of judges will be made up of fly fishing industry professionals. The decision of the judges will be final and not open for debate.


2014/2015

Trailer Trash Thursday

13 Rules of the Road


  1. 1.All film trailers must have a fly fishing theme and be at least 1 minute in length. There is a TV time limit of 4 minutes and 27 seconds for each entry, this will include credits and/or title page which combined can be no longer than 27 seconds...commercial sponsorship credits can be no longer than 5 seconds in total.

  2. 2.All Trailers must be PC and PG, after all this is a family fly shop. Any profanity or suggestive content in script, sound track or visuals is prohibited. If you would screen it in 4th grade, we’re good.

  3. 3.NO DEAD FISH. All fish shown on screen should be treated with care and respect, unless entry is a cooking film.

  4. 4.No copyrighted, top secret or pirated materials may be used. Please credit any materials that should be credited.

  5. 5.No frontal nudity, no backtal nudity, no naked people at all.

6. No copyrighted, top secret naked pirates either.

  1. 7.Bears, fish, deer, elk, squirrels, opossums and other critters may appear in the nude if it adds to the overall story.

  2. 8. It is suggested, but not required, that film makers have a release signed by all actors that can be identified on screen. The above mentioned actors in rule 7 do not need to sign a release unless appearing in clothing not of their choosing.

  3. 9.Film makers are responsible for all content of their film and will grant Royal Treatment Fly Fishing the right to use said film for promotional purposes in newsletters, social media sites, on-line and live viewing and other uses consistent with the heart and spirit of this contest for a period of two years. Film makers will retain all marketing rights to their films.

  4. 10.Films must be posted on Vimeo. This is a free video hosting service and offers some editing and soundtrack tools.

  5. 11.Each entrant may enter four films in the contest, but entries must be in four different categories, Action, Documentary, Instructional and Comedy.

  6. 12.Deadline for entry is 12:00 midnight, February 2nd, 2014.

  7. 13.Royal Treatment Fly Fishing reserves the right to amend these rules to maintain the heart and spirit of this contest. Anyone that is unable to abide by these rules will be disqualified. Films that do not meet the rules listed above will not be entered.

No Campers, this is not a politically incorrect derogatory reference, this is a film contest! Film trailers people!  Ever think you had what it takes to be a fly fishing film star? Roll camera, quiet on the set and ACTION! Get your River Runs Through It creative juices flowing and start putting your film trailer together now. We'll be having a Red Carpet Party in February, 2015, to premier the entries and decide who's made a treasure and who’s film ends up in the trash.

Five easy steps to enter Trailer Trash Thursday


1. Read and understand the 13 Rules of the Road.

2. Make your film.

3. Post it to Vimeo.

4. Email a link to your video. Include your name and contact information.

5. Make some popcorn.