LAFAYETTE - An opening ceremony Wednesday evening at MatchBOX Coworking Studio in Lafayette will kick off the inaugural Indiana Film Race. The competition features three production teams shooting films in five Indiana counties. Each team has received $2,000 to defray some production costs as they compete for a $10,000 grand prize.

The competition is a project of Roachdale-based FILM 765 LLC. The itinerary will take the teams through shoots in Tippecanoe, Montgomery, Putnam, Monroe and Brown counties. You can connect to more about the competition, teams and locations by clicking here.