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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Extended – Friday, December 23rd, 2016, 11:59 pm (PST)

AWARD ANNOUNCEMENTS:  March 2017

ABOUT

WATER: TAKE 1 promotes local, national and global initiatives in water awareness, protection, conservation and sustainability.

CATEGORIES

All categories and genres of short film are accepted, including drama, comedy, animation, sci-fi, documentary, experimental and music videos. However, the theme and subject must address the topic of water.

ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES

COPYRIGHT – All actors and intellectual property (music, trademarks, logos, etc) must be cleared.  Proof of licensing may be requested.

SHORT – running time no longer than five minutes

FORMAT – Windows Media (.wmv); Audio Video Interleave (.avi); QuickTime (.mov); MPEG 1/2/4 (.mpg, .mpeg); 3rd Generation Partnership Project (.3GPP)

ENGLISH-LANGUAGE (spoken or clearly subtitled) or NO DIALOGUE only

YEAR OF PRODUCTION – no earlier than January 1, 2013

NO GRAPHIC NUDITY, NO EXTREME VIOLENCE

ANY COUNTRY OF ORIGIN ACCEPTABLE

Submit each film once, you may submit more than one film, but they must all be different.

All rights subject to rejectory submission

SELECTION

The Contest programmers will view all submissions and select the top 10 finalists. A Jury will select award winners. Decisions of the programmers and Jury are final.  Any submission may be rejected for any reason.

NOTIFICATION

Participants will be notified via email; please ensure that you provide a working email address.

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