ASC 36th Annual Awards Feature Film Submission Form

36TH ASC AWARDS

ASC Feature Film Category - Rules of Eligibility see below.

*How to Submit*

1. Select "Add Project"
2. Enter "Project Title"
3. Click "Save Project"
4. Return to the ASC Feature Film Submission page
5. Click "Submit Now"
6. Fill out the required fields and "Save"
7. Process Payment

For questions regarding the submission process / FilmFreeway please contact Sal@theasc.com

**RULES OF ENTRY**

PLEASE READ THE BELOW REQUIREMENTS CAREFULLY FAILURE TO MEET ANY OF THE REQUIREMENTS WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION

DUE TO THE GLOBAL PANDEMIC AND CHANGING PUBLIC HEALTH MANDATES, ALL RULES, ELIGIBILITY, AND DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

1. ELIGIBLE FEATURE FILMS must be:

a. 60 minutes or over in length
b. Released within the awards year eligibility period (March 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021)
c. *Publicly exhibited for paid admission in a commercial motion picture U.S. theater (See COVID qualifying exceptions below)
d. Qualifying run of seven consecutive days in the same commercial motion picture U.S. theater
e. Advertised during their qualifying theatrical run, including print and digital media

f. Feature films that were released simultaneously on VOD, DVD, Broadcast, Cable or Streaming on or after their first day of a qualifying theatrical run remains eligible.

g. International Feature Films are eligible provided they meet the above requirements

* COVID Qualifying Exceptions: Between the period of March 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021, Feature Films which were intended for theatrical release, but are initially made available through commercial streaming, VOD service or other broadcast may qualify if they meet all other eligibility requirements.

2. NON-THEATRICAL DISTRIBUTION- Films that receive their first public distribution in any manner other than as a theatrical motion picture release will not be eligible for ASC Awards Feature Film category.

a. Non-theatrical distribution includes but is not limited to:

▪ Broadcast and cable television
▪ PPV/VOD
▪ DVD distribution
▪ Inflight airline distribution
▪ Internet transmission

b. For non-theatrical releases, please see ASC Television Awards Eligibility and Rules of Entry.

3. SUBMISSIONS ELIGIBILITY is contingent on the receipt of a completed ASC Awards Submission Form.

The submission shall include:

▪ Verification by the film’s producer or distributor (unless waived by the ASC).
▪ Cinematographer(s) screen credits
▪ The name of the U.S. theater where the film screened
▪ The dates of the U.S. theatrical qualifying run
▪ Media proof of a theatrical qualifying run, e.g. advertisement clippings, reviews, etc.
▪ Provide Blu-Ray or viewing link to the full film for verification purposes.
▪ Submission fee $300 per entry

The submission process opens on October 31, 2021
Submissions close on December 5, 2021

4. The ASC shall resolve all questions of eligibility and rules, and reserves the right to declare any submission ineligible

For questions regarding rules of entry, please contact Delphine@theasc.com