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Incluvie Short Film Contest 2023

Short Films with Diverse Leads

Submit Your Short Films with Diversity

$500 Winner Prize + Awards

Open Submissions: Now - August 1, 2023

Submit Your Film!

The goal of this event is to center people of color, women, and lgbtq at the forefront of stories

Winners and Prizes

Winner: $500 Cash Prize + 1st Place Victory Laurel + Newsletter Publicity Announcement + Featured Film Review

Runner Ups: 2nd and 3rd Place Laurels + Publicity Announcement + Featured Film Review

Honorable Mentions: Honorary Mention Laurels (2 Films) + Publicity Announcement + Featured Film Review

Official Selections: Up to 30 Films will recieve official selection laurels

All Entrants: Shoutout on YouTube

Winners and honorees determined by audience voting during the film festival September 15 - 20.

Judges will assess the films to ensure quality and adherence before granting awards.

Film Contest Details & Rules

Short film less than 20 minutes

Protagonist/Lead must be an underrepresented minority in film [person of color, woman, lgbtq]

The film's overall message cannot be derogatory towards minorities

The applicant must own the rights to the submitted work (no plagiarism)

The applicant agrees to show their film publicly on Youtube

The applicant must agree to the waiver with more general rules

Film Submission Entry Fee

Early Bird Submission (Now - April 30) | $25

Regular Submission (May 1 - July 10) | $35

Late Submission (July 11 - August 1) | $40