submissions critiqued
by industry panel

HIGH SCHOOL ~ UNIVERSITY ~ INDEPENDENT (UNDER 25)

SHORTS (max 5min) ~ FEATURETTE (max 20min) ~ FEATURE (no max)

DRAMA ~ HORROR ~ THRILLER ~ EXPERIMENTAL
DOCUMENTARY ~ ANIMATION ~ SPORTS- COMEDY
MUSIC VIDEO ~ ACTION/ADVENTURE ~ SCI FI/FANTASY

SPECIAL CATEGORIES: ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY & “TRANSFORMATIVE”

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS
Over 250 films were submitted this year.
CONGRATULATIONS ON MAKING THE ROUGH CUT!

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CHECK OUR OFFICIAL SELECTIONS PAGE
FOR FILMS AND SCREENING DATES

ELIGIBILITY

Film teams/individuals must be 25 yrs or younger, Philadelphia natives or currently reside within the Tri-State Philadelphia region. Any film produced within past 3yrs (2014-2016) is eligible. There is no limit to number of films submitted and you can submit in multiple categories.

JUDGING

All submissions will be scored by our panel of industry judges in three main categories- STORY, CREATIVITY and TECHNICALITY. No limit to the number of films you can submit or the number of awards you can win, so fire away!

NOMINEES

Films that finish in the Top 5 of their respective categories are eligible for Awards on June 20th. Three Nominees will be announced for each available award.

AWARDS

Awards will be given out for Best...Picture, Director, Cinematography, Film Editing, Sound Editing, Screenplay, Visual Effects, Documentary, Animation, Musical Score, Production Design, Costume/MakeUp Design, Foreign Language Film, Actor (female lead), Actor (male lead), Actor (female supporting), Actor (male supporting).