We are a film festival which aims to connect industry professionals and independent filmmakers from all around the world with the best student filmmakers. We reward excellence in student filmmaking from all around the world with awards, prizes, and increased exposure to professional channels resulting in even more professional opportunities.
Cash prizes, software and equipment prizes.
Films will be submitted as a link for viewing by the festival jury. Officially selected films will be required to submit a high quality version either physically or by file upload.
More than one entry may be submitted. Each entry must be submitted separately and will be subject to an entry fee.
All content must be original. Copyrighted music without distribution rights for your film is not allowed.
All entries must be from student filmmakers (within the last five years).
Films produced in languages other than English must have legible English subtitles or be dubbed in English. (unless special arrangements have been made with the festival).
Entrants are responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses, royalties, release forms, clearances, and permits necessary to present their work.
The selection committees’ and juries’ decisions are final.
Entry fee is nonrefundable.
The Student Filmmaker Awards Festival Directors reserve the right to make any necessary changes in regulations or festival scheduling.
Exceptions to the festival regulations must be authorized by one of the Festival Directors.