Charlie Chaplin and his contemporaries were adventurers in the uncharted territory of film making, the founding fathers of the first truly worldwide cultural revolution ever seen, the coming of film. In those first few decades they established the technology, the skills, and the art of cinema. Now much of the technology of film making is being radically overhauled by CGI and the internet. In our competitions we expect to see films across the whole range of technique and capture system. But mainly, we look for strong scripts, make us laugh if it’s comedy, make us think if it’s social commentary.
RULES OF ENTRY
- Social Commentary
- Chaplin’s of the future (Student)
All films must be under 30 minutes
All films must be in English or with English subtitles
Closing date is Thursday June 1st 2017
SHORTLISTED FILMS must be submitted as an HD FILE that we can DOWNLOAD, for screening at the Festival. Successful candidates will be notified and asked to give us a link to the HD file. Files must be available for download by AUGUST 15th 2017 at the latest.
THE SHORTLISTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON JULY 31st 2017.
The winners will be announced at the Festival and notified by email afterwards.
All films should be submitted via one of these competition websites: