All great things come in trilogies!!

Season III of the Autumn Sun HBCU Invitational is upon us and we want YOUR film to showcase the best cinematic talent from across the HBCU landscape!

TITLE HONORS (Cash Prizes):
Autumn Sun Official Jury Selection
Best Narrative
Best Non-Narrative

Best Drama
Best Animation
Best Documentary
Best Musical / Movement
Best Director
Best Screenplay
Best Actress
Best Actor
Best Score/Soundtrack
Best Editing
Best Cinematography
Best Costume Design
Best Makeup
Best Visual Effects

-Open to all undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at any HBCU during the 2023-2024 academic year. (Fall Graduates Included!)

-Films are eligible ONLY if an HBCU student is in a principal role as either the Director, Producer or Screenwriter. (At this time music videos and vlogs are NOT permissible.)

-Registration is required to participate. Submissions will be password protected. Deadline for registration is March 15, 2024.

-To register text the following to 313-680-9699:

1. First and Last Name
2. College/University
3. Number
4. Email

-Participants are allowed to submit more than one entry. Each film must be accompanied by its own entry.

-VIEWER DISCRETION warnings must be applied to any submissions containing nudity, violence, language and other suggestive themes.

-Films can not exceed a runtime of 45:00.

-For the best quality, films should be submitted with a 16:9 aspect ratio.

-While not mandatory, we strongly advise those who can to utilize closed captioning. Accessibility for the viewer is always a priority.

-Films produced in languages other than English must have legible English subtitles.

-Selected films will be asked to provide digital stills.