Short Film Competition

Category Crew

Subcategory Director

Company GWTCS


Date Posted 12-07-2014

  • Production Type
  • Student Project?
  • Is paid?
  • Gender
  • Location
    Fairfax, Virgnia , USA

Job Description

GWTCS Short Film Competition is an excellent opportunity to all aspiring Directors, in USA, India & across the globe. This competition is intended to spot and encourage new directors who can create and deliver a quality 8 minute short film by July 15th 2014.
Prize Money:
First Prize : $ 500 (US) Dollars and Trophy
Second Prize : $ 300 (US) Dollars and Trophy
Third Prize : $ 200 (US) Dollars and Trophy
Prize winning entries will be screened during the convention scheduled between July 25th – 27th in Leesburg, VA
All Films / Content MUST be original and must have been produced in 2014.
Please do not send stock movies / old movies that you already have.
Genre: Any Genre of your choice. 
Make sure that the content is presentable to family oriented viewers. No Adult Language / Content is allowed.
Duration: The short Film should be up to 8 minutes END-TO-END. This is strictly enforced.
Language: The Film must be made in Telugu Language
Subtitles: We suggest that you have English sub titles. However, this is not a requirement.
Resolution: A minimum of 720 P is required.
Format: 16:9 Widescreen Format is what we are looking for.
Dubbing: It is entirely up to you whether you want to have spot dubbing / Post production dubbing.
Theme: The theme is open.
Quality: You don't have to spend on expensive camera / lighting. Be creative. You can use any HD camera and make a good short film.
Limit one entry per director.
Maximum Entries allowed in the competition: 200
You go online to website and complete an online application under "Short Film" category
You make the movie and upload it to your YouTube channel with a "private" setting.
Email the YouTube link to us at [email protected] so that we can access and download the video.
You can also put it on face book and encourage your friends to watch it and like it.
Once you share the link with us and we download it that is the FINAL COPY. No modifications are allowed after that point of time.
Selection Process:
After July 15th 2014, Our Short Film Committee reviews all the submitted films and comes up with a short list of few prospective films.
A Special Jury consisting of our team members and Famous Directors/ Censor board members/ Producers will watch the films and votes & Select the top 3 Films.
The Short Film Committee's decision is Final in all matters regarding this competition.
All winners are responsible for travel & accommodation. GWTCS will provide invitation letters for winning participants outside of USA.
We will make sure that the all winners receive their Cash Prizes and Trophies in an acceptable time frame in absentia (usually within 30 days after the convention).
Please direct all your questions to [email protected]
Best Wishes to all Participants!!!

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