Summer Shorts 2010 by

by Student Filmmakers
(New York, NY)

Summer Shorts 2010 by

Summer Shorts 2010 by

Open to ALL Filmmakers, Videomakers, and Animators
of all levels around the world. Free to Enter. There is no entry fee.. All genres and multiple submissions welcome. Submit your 5 to 10-minute shorts now at

The goal of the Summer Shorts Awards is to help facilitate the sharing of creative ideas and production techniques within the independent filmmaker community and to showcase the talents of filmmakers by providing them with a platform in the public to advance their careers.

The First Place winner will receive a Steadicam Merlin with arm/vest kit($2800). More prizes to be announced.

Official Rules:
# Every Entry Must Be 5 to 10 Minutes.
# Every Entry Must Be 85 Megabytes or Less.
# Digital Movies over 10 Minutes & Over 85 Megabytes will not be accepted.

1. You must own all rights to the film/video submitted, and you are authorized to submit this film/video.

All films and videos must be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity. If the film contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the film, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit use and exploitation of the film by Sponsor in the manner set forth in the Official Rules.

* Films/videos must not make unauthorized use of copyrighted property from any other film, song, or composition.
* Films/videos must not exploit children or animals.
* Films/videos must not contain any material which in its sole discretion deems patently offensive or having explicit and gratuitous violence, nudity or sexual content.

2. We prefer films/videos in English or to have English subtitles.

3. Winners Selection and Announcement:

Finalists and winners will be selected by and a panel of film/video industry experts. Only the finalists may be notified to submit their uncompressed movie files. The judging committee will rate for general interest, creativity and production value.

Contest finalists’ names will be available at on or about November 1, 2010. Three winners will be announced on or about December 1, 2010.
No phone call please! has the mission to discover outstanding new filmmakers. The winners will be featured in StudentFilmmakers Magazine. reserves the right to cancel or limit these awards to qualified filmmakers without liability.

4. Right to Use Your Work and Information About You
You agree that any work you submit will be shown at, sponsor websites and future screenings. may use your work on promotional media.

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