The 2016 Shortcut100 Film Festival is the 4th annual short film showcase by Nebula Creatives dedicated to recognizing and honoring independent filmmakers around the world. By filmmakers for filmmakers, our goal is to promote the visions and voices of others in our community.

Awards & Prizes

The Audience Award winner gets a cash prize of $100.

Rules & Terms

• Filmmakers must submit their films to Shortcut 100 Film Festival as URL links (YouTube or Vimeo) online. Do not send your master tape or original.
• Deadline for submissions is July 15, 2016. Extended deadline is August 1, 2016.
• Submission of film constitutes your affirmation that it does not violate any copyright.
• Films must be 20 minutes or less. Films need to have been produced and/or completed between January 2014 and July 2016.
• The film(s) can be produced anywhere in the world.
• If selected, you must submit a bio and one or more high resolution production stills and/or promotional photos of key film participants. These files make it easier for Nebula Creatives to promote your film on the web, with media, and in the Festival program.
• The early submission fee is $10 per film, $25 for regular deadline, and $35 for extended deadline. The fee is non-refundable.
• Once entered, films may not be withdrawn from participation at Shortcut 100.
• Applicant hereby grants Shortcut 100 Film Festival the right to utilize up to 60 seconds of the film for promotional purposes, also to use stills, biographical material, names and likenesses from the film for promotional purposes and in the Festival program. Further to provide copies of the film for journalists to review, to show the film at press screenings, if any, and during the Festival.
• Shortcut 100 Film Festival will use its best efforts to ensure the correct title and credits are listed in the Festival Program, but shall not be held liable for inadvertent errors or omissions.
• Festival programmers and judges shall determine selections and award winners, if any, at their sole discretion.
• Shortcut 100 Film Festival reserves the right to decide all questions not specifically provided for in the Terms and Conditions.
• Nebula Creatives reserves the right to adjust dates and times of film screenings without notice. Nebula Creatives shall not be responsible for delays or cancellations due to equipment failure, shipping problems, or films damaged in transit.


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