Chabot College Film and Animation Festival is for students in the East Bay. The festival will be in-person on the Chabot College Campus. Winning films will be available for viewing online.

Awards Winners for 2023:
Best High School Submission
Best Experimental
Best Animation
Best Documentary
Best Narrative
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Directing
Best Ensemble Cast
Best Supporting Performance
Best Performance

Films that do not follow this list of rules will automatically be disqualified.

1. This festival is for student filmmakers who live and are getting their education in the San Francisco Bay Area. (We will accept submissions from as far as Sacramento, CA)
2. Format Requirements:
Mp4 - Motion Picture Expert Group Standard
Compression Codec - H.264
Resolution 4K or 1920 x 1080
3. Film must have been made within the last 2 years
4. All submissions must be copyright cleared -- Your film cannot include material that you do not own or have permission to use.
5. Create a disclaimer if your film has: Violence, Strong Language, or nudity.
Sample Disclaimer:
"This film contains scenes that some viewers may find disturbing. Viewer discretion advised."
6. Films can not be longer than 15 minutes including all credits