Epic Games have just announced the Fortnite Blockbuster contest. Players will have the opportunity to create their own superhero flick through the in-game replay system and have it featured on the giant outdoor screen at Risky Reels!
Here are the details and official rules:
Every hero needs a story and we invite you to show us yours. Put your filmmaking skills to the test to write and direct the ultimate Season 4 superhero flick.
Use the Fortnite replay system and a little in-game movie set magic to make a blockbuster hit highlighting the heroes of Season 4 and their adventures.
A PRIZE FIT FOR A HERO
Submit your creations for a chance to have your film featured in-game on the Risky Reels screen for all of the Fortnite community to see, a poster for your film in the Fortnite world, V-Bucks, and more!
NOTE: Your submission must be original and can only include personal gameplay and royalty free audio.
Youtube provides royalty free music that anyone can use: https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/music
The contest begins July 2 @10am ET and runs until July 11 @11:59pm ET. All entries must be submitted during the contest period. You can see the full rules here. Share your submission on social and support other creators using #FortniteBlockbuster.
Once the contest ends, we’ll review all of the submitted films and announce the winners on July 24. Selected winners will receive the following:
GRAND PRIZE WINNER:
- Film played in-game at Risky Reels
- Title of film displayed on the marquee
- A poster for their film shown in game
- 25,000 V-Bucks
- 10,000 V-Bucks
HOW TO ENTER
Upload a video to YouTube and make it publicly visible and searchable. Include #FortniteBlockbuster in the title and email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line #FortniteBlockbuster. Please include your full name and Epic ID in the email so we can award your prize if you win.
NOTE: Epic may require verification through a procedure at its sole discretion.
We will be judging based on three different criteria:
- How super is your superhero flick?
- Did your film tell a story of the Season 4 heroes in a creative or innovative manner?
- How original was your story?
- How well did you capture the tone of Fortnite throughout your film?
- Did your film display a mastery of the Replay system and its tools?
Submissions must be a video that is at least 1 minute in length, but no longer than 5 minutes. Your submission must be original and can only include personal gameplay and royalty free audio. Your film cannot feature any voice-over narrative or on-screen text. Submissions must have #FortniteBlockbuster in the title.