Prizes

In order to be eligible for consideration for one of our prizes, you must have followed all of the guidelines and eligibility criteria outlined in our GUIDELINES document. This means that your short film must be:

SHORT – running time must be under three minutes
FORMAT – Windows Media (.wmv); Audio Video Interleave (.avi); QuickTime (.mov); MPEG 1/2/4 (.mpg, .mpeg, .mp4); 3rd Generation Partnership Project (.3GPP)
ENGLISH-LANGUAGE (spoken or clearly subtitled) or NO DIALOGUE only
YEAR OF PRODUCTION – No earlier than January 5, 2010
COPYRIGHT – all content, music, actors must be cleared – no exceptions!
NO PORN, NO EXTREME VIOLENCE
Submit each film once. You may submit more than one film, but they must all be different.

The Selection Process:
The Festival programmers will view all submissions and select the 5 finalists. A world class celebrity jury of entertainment industry professionals will select a winner, while users also vote for an audience favourite. Decisions of the programmers and Jury are final. The 5 finalists will be promoted and considered to be screened by iThentic.

The Jury:
The best submissions are chosen by a world class celebrity jury of entertainment industry professionals, while users also vote for an audience favourite.