CATEGORIES

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Note: If you are in doubt as to which category your project fits into, select the one you deem most appropriate. The judges reserve the right to switch it to another category if needed.

Family Friendly Series or Short Film
(45 minutes or less)

Narrative projects geared towards families or young audiences. No mature content, violence, or nudity permitted. Eligible material includes: 

  • Series pilots (or best episode)

  • 'One-off' short films that are part of a larger story/vision 

A series bible is not a requirement for submission, however entrants are encouraged to have one prepared for any interested industry partners in the event their project is selected.

Prime Time Series or Short Film
(45 minutes or less)

Narrative projects geared towards a prime time audience. Mature content permitted, but no excessive foul language, violence, or nudity. Eligible material includes:

  • Series pilots (or best episode)

  • 'One-off' short films that are part of a larger story/vision 

A series bible is not a requirement for submission, however entrants are encouraged to have one prepared for any interested industry partners in the event their project is selected.

After Dark Series or Short Film
(45 minutes or less)

Narrative projects geared towards an adult only audience.  No restrictions on mature content, violence, language, or nudity. Official selections will be screened to an age restricted audience. Eligible material includes:

  • Series pilots (or best episode)

  • 'One-off' short films that are part of a larger story/vision 

A series bible is not a requirement for submission, however entrants are encouraged to have one prepared for any interested industry partners in the event their project is selected.

Non-Fiction TV
(45 minutes or less)

Non-narrative pilots or stand alone documentary projects. Eligible material includes, but is not limited to:

  • Reality television

  • Documentary

  • Reality Competition program

  • Docudrama

  • Historical program

  • Game Shows

  • Other programming that is non-narrative in nature

Selected entries will be divided into age appropriate streams for viewing (Family Friendly, Prime Time, or After Dark).

Teasers & Trailers
(5 minutes or less)

Narrative and non-narrative ultra short content designed to showcase a small piece of your big story ideas. Eligible material includes, but is not limited to:

  • Pitch videos

  • Teaser videos

  • Real film or TV series trailers

  • "Fake" film or TV series trailers

Selected entries will be divided into age appropriate streams for viewing (Family Friendly, Prime Time, or After Dark).

Music Videos
(5 minutes or less)

Original and entertaining music videos are a great way for artists to promote their unique sound and style. These entries may be in any language.

Selected entries will be divided into age appropriate streams for viewing (Family Friendly, Prime Time, or After Dark).