HONOLULU (KHON2) — Would you like to make your film idea into a reality?

Current or former Hawaii residents can submit a maximum of 15 pages of a screenplay by Aug. 19 to the ‘Ohina Filmmakers Lab website.

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Judges announce the top 10 film makers by Oct. 7.

The fifth annual ‘Ohina Filmmakers Lab will be held Saturday, Nov. 12 and Saturday, Nov. 19. online and in-person.

The lab coaches film makers on various aspects of the industry with the help of professionals. Past professionals who participated have been:

  • Susan Soon He Stanton – writer/producer “Succession”
  • Rob Letterman – writer/director “Pokémon Detective Pikachu”
  • Aaron and Jordan Kandell – co-screenwriters “Moana”
  • Eric Pearson – co-screenwriter “Thor: Ragnarok”
  • Dana Ledoux-Miller – writer “Newsroom”
  • Joe Robert Cole – co-screenwriter “Black Panther”

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One of the entries will get the ‘Ohina Greenlight Award which is the change for funding and support towards their script becoming to become a completed short film.