Rushes Soho Shorts Festival 2012 has opened for submissions for our 14th celebration of all things short.
Recognised internationally as a leading showcase of short films and renowned for the championing of emerging and established creative talent, Rushes Soho Shorts has built a phenomenal following and maintains a significant bridge between the independent and commercial filmmaking communities.
The annual not-for-profit festival celebrates the previous year’s best director in each of eight competitive categories.
UK FOCUSED CATEGORIES:
Short Film Award – live action work under 15mins, from long standing filmmakers
Newcomer Award – live action work under 15mins, from new filmmakers
FOREIGN FOCUS CATEGORY:
International Award – live action work under 15mins, from new and long standing filmmakers
Animation Award – animated work under 15mins from new and long standing filmmakers
Documentary Award – factual work under 15mins from new and long standing filmmakers
Music Video Award – promo work under 15mins from new and long standing filmmakers
Long Form Award – live action work under 30mins from new and long standing filmmakers
Pushing Boundaries Award – brilliantly creative, experimental work or branded content under 5mins from new and long standing filmmakers
Work can be submitted at http://entries.sohoshorts.com
The competition entry fee is £15. Students £10.
Films can be submitted up until 5th April, with the shortlisted films being announced early in June.
The festival will open on Wednesday 11th July and will culminate, as is tradition, with the Rushes Awards on Thursday 19th July 2012.
Rushes Soho Shorts has an open submissions policy for all programmes.
Work should have been completed between 1st January 2011 and April 2012.
Full terms and conditions are available on the entry site http://entries.sohoshorts.com and further information can be found at www.sohoshorts.com