A dis­pos­able fest

Modern Healthcare - - Outliers -

At­ten­tion bud­ding film­mak­ers: Grab your cell­phone, tablet or Flip cam­era and start record­ing.

The Dis­pos­able Film Fes­ti­val, which ac­cord­ing to its web­site was cre­ated to “cel­e­brate the creative po­ten­tial of dis­pos­able video: short films made on ev­ery­day equip­ment like cell­phones, pocket cam­eras and other in­ex­pen­sive video cap­ture de­vices,” re­cently un­veiled a health­care ver­sion of its fes­ti­val with a prize val­ued at $5,000.

Dis­pos­able Film Fes­ti­val Health kicks off with an op­tional “cre­atea-thon” Sept. 24 in San Fran­cisco to help par­tic­i­pants de­velop short films about health, medicine, pa­tients or doc­tors, ac­cord­ing to a news re­lease from the fes­ti­val and Prac­tice Fu­sion, the health in­for­ma­tion tech­nol­ogy com­pany spon­sor­ing the fes­ti­val.

The fin­ished prod­uct is due be­fore Oct. 24 and win­ners will be no­ti­fied Nov. 1.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit dis­pos­able­film­fest.com/health.

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