Nintendo wants you to direct their next short film

Nintendo moviesCalling all aspiring directors: Nintendo is hosting a short film contest that will see the winner walking away with $10,000 and a host of Nintendo hardware and software.

The short film submissions must be less than five minutes long and Nintendo-themed in some way. The rest is up to the imagination of the filmmakers, who can explore themes using the new Wiiâ„¢ home video game system, the hand-held Nintendo DSâ„¢ or even classic Nintendo characters and systems. The entries can be comedies or dramas, live action or animated ”“ the options for cinematic creativity are almost endless.

For an official entry form, a list of approved film formats and a list of the contest rules and regulations, visit Filmmakers must be 18 or older. Entries are due on or before June 6. David and Kyle, this has your names written all over it!