The submission period for the inaugural SHIFT/Racer X Amateur Film Festival has been over for more than a week, and our panel of judges has carefully watched and voted on all 29 qualifying entries. We're happy to announce the following semi-finalists of the competition, listed in alphabetic order.
Daniel Ahlgren of Lund, Sweden
Ben Auty of Hockley, United Kingdom
Luke Cure' of Denver, Colorado
David Jordan Diehl of Groveland, Florida
Luke Duncan of Lancaster, California
Kyle Galbraith of Newberg, Oregon
Rob Mitchell of Cary, NC
Danny Stuart of Lyman, Maine
The first two semi-finalists will face off for one week, starting Monday, September 13, at http://filmfestival.racerxonline.com/ The winner of round 1 will be determined by public vote, and will advance to the final round. View the contest rules at the link above for the complete schedule of voting.
Congratulations to all our semi-finalists! The response was amazing, and there were some really good videos that didn't make the final 8. Stay tuned to racerxonline.com, as we'll be sure to post them soon so everyone can enjoy them.
We also want to thank all of the sponsors who have made this competition possible: SHIFT Racing, Shoei, Etnies, and Nitro Circus.
Learn more about the 2010 SHIFT/Racer X Amateur Film Festival at http://filmfestival.racerxonline.com/