The ‘Stan Winston Award’ is the first and exclusive Annual Award proudly created by the Oniros Film Awards™ in collaboration with the prestigious Stan Winston School of Character Arts: the world’s premiere online destination for learning the art & technology of character creation from Award-winning industry professionals.
The Award has been created to celebrate the memory of one of Hollywood most famous Icons in the field of special and practical effects, prosthetic make-up and animatronics. Four-time Academy Award® Winner, Stan Winston has been and will always be a great source of inspiration for Creatives and Dreamers from all over the world.
The results of the ‘Stan Winston Award’ will be revealed during the Oniros Film Awards™ Ceremony at the historical theatre G. Giacosa in Aosta, Italy, in August 2019.
Three Winners (1st, 2nd and 3rd place) will receive the following prizes:
First Place (Grand Prize) will receive the very Special Stan Winston Plaque and will receive an all-access 1-year subscription to Stan Winston School, including unlimited access to their on-demand web courses by The Masters of FX, with new web courses added every month. This will also include exclusive access to Stan Winston Studio Behind-the-Scenes Documentary stream.
Second Place will receive a 3 Month subscription to Stan Winston School, including full access to the entire on-demand web course library. This will also include exclusive access to Stan Winston Studio Behind-the-Scenes Documentary stream.
Third Place will receive a 1 Month subscription to Stan Winston School, including full access to the entire on-demand web course library. This will also include exclusive access to Stan Winston Studio Behind-the-Scenes Documentary stream.
All the Winners will receive the Official Laurels, the Official Certificate (digital format) ready for printing, will be listed on our website and social media, will be shared by our network of International Media Partners and may upload their Wins on IMDb.
* BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR PROJECT PLEASE READ ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS *
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR: Short films, feature films, indie films, documentaries, TV/web-series, pilots, trailers, commercials and music videos. We accept films in any length, genre and language but it must contain Special Make-Up effects, Prosthetic Make-Up, Practical Effects or original Masks. Non-English films must have English subtitles.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT: 1. Amateur videos. 2. Films with a poor production standard (bad sound, lack of subtitles/captions for non-English films, video resolution less than 720p HD). 3. Films without Special Make-Up effects, Prosthetic Make-Up, Practical Effects or original Masks. 4. We don't accept scripts.
By submitting your film, take note that: The Stan Winston Award is hereby granted the rights to utilize an excerpt (trailer/teaser/poster/stills) from any film submitted for promotional purposes. The films will not be available online. Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be submitted to multiple categories. The Competition reserves the right to refuse entries and the Jury can remove the movie from the competition at any time. Entry fees are non-refundable.
The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for possible screening (private and/or public) and understands and accepts these requirements, rules and regulations. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Stan Winston Award, from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.
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