TBAE Network has the genre's created for every day of the week and we are looking for original films or videos to showcase in the Tampa Bay area including comedy, drama, foreign, horror, noir, and romance films. All fiction and non-fiction are welcomed for consideration. TBAE's Film Showcase is featured in August. However, submissions will be reviewed after each deadline for the broadcast schedule.
Films include animations, shorts, features, documentaries, and music videos. All submissions must be rated G, PG, or PG-13, which means minimal profanity or no nudity. The F-word is strictly prohibited.
Once accepted, films or videos will have to be provided via a downloadable link such a Vimeo or YouTube or submitted via Google Drive, Dropbox, We Transfer, etc. Films will only broadcast for ONE-YEAR for that annual showcase.
If you are seeking an audience or exposure of your film or videos, TBAE Network has an audience of 1.3 million viewers. We are a 24 hour, 7 days a week, a commercial-free educational access television station that is looking for excellence in programming.
If the work submitted, meets the broadcasting standards, then the Director and/or Submitter will be awarded and will receive a Laurel of Excellence Award via email. Hard copies will be sent out upon request.
***PLEASE BE ADVISED: TBAE is a television station and all submissions are being considered for broadcasting. TBAE FILM SHOWCASE is a competition, not an actual festival. Applicants are competing for their work to be considered for broadcast.***
When Submitting to TBAE's Film Showcase please be specific as to which genre your film will be categorized under. If selected, filmmakers authorize Tampa Bay Arts and Education Network (TBAE) to broadcast the film or video submission on TBAE's cable channels, Spectrum 636 and Frontier FiOS 34 to the 1.3 million residents living in Hillsborough County. Also, your film/trailer/video may be part of any TBAE social media content. The film will only broadcast for ONE-YEAR on cable. The film will not be posted online or given to a third-party.
If the film or video is under a distribution agreement it may be still accepted if given permission by the filmmaker. TBAE Network is a non-profit, non-exclusive television station that does not sell any goods or services.
TBAE's publicity and marketing teams may craft a specific promotional campaign for each film. To assist in this campaign, participating filmmakers will be asked to provide any materials such as a trailer or posters of the film.
ONCE FILM or VIDEO IS ACCEPTED IT MUST BE SENT VIA DOWNLOADABLE LINK SUCH VIMEO LINK OR YOUTUBE. OR FILM CAN BE SENT VIA GOOGLE DRIVE, WE TRANSFER, OR DROPBOX.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Tampa Bay Arts & Education Network (TBAE) is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film/video submitted and accepted for exhibition on TBAE Network for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film/video hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film/video for television, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless Tampa Bay Arts & Education Network (TBAE) 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 film or videos submitted.