The Hammer invites local filmmakers to this free-for-all screening event. Think of it as an open mic for movies.
From the Hammer website:
Equal parts showcase and showdown, the Hammer's Open Projector Night is the most raucous independent short film festival around. Films and videos of all genres have garnered praise and wrath--filmmakers are encouraged to bring a thick skin!The Sklar Brothers will emcee the event, and free popcorn will be served.
Submitted work must be under 10 minutes. Accepted formats are VHS, DVD, Mini DV, Mini HDV, Super 8, 8mm and 16mm. Submissions will be accepted 7 p.m.-7:30 p.m.