The competition starts on Wednesday, Marc 24, 2021 at high noon where film production requirements including locations and a theme will be revealed to participants. Competitors will then have 49.5 hours to write, direct, edit, and complete a five-minute film. Film submissions are due at 1:30 pm on Friday, March 26, 2021 in an online format. The shootout films will then be premiered at a community screening and awards ceremony in the evening on Friday, March 26, 2021 at the Kanab Center.
Prospective filmmakers of all ages from beginners to veterans are invited to take part in the challenge. Primary filming locations are required to take place in Kane County but editing and post-production can take place at the participants desired location. Two divisions are available for participants with one category intended for novice filmmakers of all ages looking to gain experience and the other division is geared for competitors who have more experience in film production.