The SIIKETV Stars Academy Awards are conferred by board members to honor, recognizes excellence and celebrate the hard work, dedication and commitment of Rising Stars in the independent film/entertainment industry. The Rising Star Academy Awards strives to empower talents who shape and evolve the independent film and entertainment industry.

SIIKETV’s One Goal, One Passion is a commitment to support independent filmmakers and to provide the best of entertainment for everyone.

RULES & ELIGIBILITY
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for award consideration for the SIIKETV Rising Star Awards, a nominee of any of the category must fulfill one of the following qualifying criteria between December 1st, 2017, and January 31st, 2018.

This qualification must take place within two years of the film’s completion date.
The picture must have been publicly exhibited for paid admission in a commercial motion picture theater for a run of at least seven consecutive days with at least two screening premieres prior to public exhibition or distribution by any nontheatrical means.
Producer names and contact info.
Production and distribution company
The picture also must appear in the theater listings along with the appropriate dates and screening time(s).
All eligible motion pictures must be publicly exhibited by means of 35mm or 70mm film, or in a 24- or 48-frame progressive scan Digital Cinema format with a minimum projector resolution of 2048 by 1080 pixels, source image format conforming to ST 428-1:2006 D-Cinema Distribution Master – Image Characteristics; image compression (if used) conforming to ISO/IEC 15444-1 (JPEG 2000); and image and sound file formats suitable for exhibition in commercial Digital Cinema sites.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES FOR MUSIC
Album categories: one entry = one complete, full-length album
Song categories: one entry = one complete song
EP categories: one entry = one complete EP
Music Producer category: one entry = one complete, full-length album or EP
Music Video categories: one entry = either one music video of a song (Short Form) or one multiple song video presentation (Long Form)

25 AWARDS TO GRAB
SIIKETV Star Actor Award
SIIKETV Star Actress Award
SIIKETV Star Actor/Actress in Supporting Role Award
SIIKETV Star Comedian Award
SIIKETV Star Director Award
SIIKETV Star Editor Award
SIIKETV Star Talk Show Host Award
SIIKETV Star Producer Award
SIIKETV Star Vocal Artist Award
SIIKETV Star Writer Award
SIIKETV Star Cultural Performer Award
SIIKETV Star Original Screenplay Award
SIIKETV Star Humanitarian Award
SIIKETV Star Designer Award
SIIKETV Star for Make Up Artist Award
SIIKETV Rising Star Award
SIIKETV Star TV /Radio Personality Award
SIIKETV Star Award for Best International Act: Africa & Europe Award
SIIKETV Star Award for Best Gospel/Inspirational Artist Award
SIIKETV Lifetime Achievement Award
SIIKETV Leadership Award
SIIKETV Business Award
SIIKETV Adapted Screenplay Award
SIIKETV Cinematography Award
SIIKETV Outstanding Film (Make Up, Production Design, Special Effects & Sound) Award