A competition has been announced by the makers of stop motion movie ” A town called Panic” St├ęphane Aubier and Vincent Patar The text of their announcement is shown below. Dear Animators, In celebration of the launch of our new stop-motion animated film, A Town Called Panic, Zeitgeist Films is holding a stop-motion video contest open to beginners and experts alike! The winning film will be included as a special feature on all A Town Called Panic DVDs released in the U.S., as well as on the film’s website. Videos must be loosely created around the theme of “panic”, and should be a maximum of three minutes. They will be judged mainly on creativity and content, but craft will certainly not be disregarded. This contest is a great way for you to have a chance to be exposed and critiqued by the widely acclaimed animators of A Town Called Panic, St├ęphane Aubier and Vincent Patar! Full details on entry requirements, prizes, and submission dates are available via the film’s website http://www.atowncalledpanic.com, on our fan Page http://www.facebook.com/pages/A-Town-Called-Panic/171898410739 or by following twitter.com/panicthemovie. A Town Called Panic is opening at Film Forum in New York on December 16 for two weeks only before opening around the country. See http://www.atowncalledpanic.com for other playdates around the country in 2010, and for updates as more dates are announced. We look forward to seeing your ideas come to life!