Smartphone Short Film Competition

How has lockdown or Covid-19 affected you or your loved ones? Make a short film of your experience with your smartphone and submit it for a chance at winning cash prizes and an exclusive premiere at DCSAFF 2020.

Format:

Cellphone with 4k recording resolution. 

Duration: 

12 minutes and below (no exceptions)

Requirements: 

Theme or characters have to be South Asian

Theme: 

Love, friendship and humanity in the time of Corona. Keep the South Asian diaspora in mind when creating your film

Judging criteria:

The DCSAFF jury will judge your short film based on screenplay, acting, cinematography, sound and editing.

Submission: 

You can submit a film as an individual or group. Multiple submissions are allowed. Submission format .mov below 24 MBs.
Deadline for submission is: June 30, 2020
Late Submission: July 20, 2020
Announcement of Winners: August 1, 2020

Fee: 

$15 Regular, $10 Students and Gold Member 

Prizes: 

First Prize: $500 (Plus DCSAFF Laurel and Certificate)
Second Prize: $250 (Plus DCSAFF Laurel and Certificate)
Third Prize: $100 (Plus DCSAFF Laurel and Certificate)

We will reserve rights to premiere winning films at DCSAFF 2020.

Submit your film under the Short Film Category at Film Freeway!