All submitted Films and Scripts will have a welcome and thank you post on the Festival Social Media (Facebook and Twitter).
The Official Selections will be generally notified within one month from the submission.
All selected Films and Scripts will receive the Official Selection Laurel, will have a permanent space in the Festival's Website (with the material found on the Film Freeway Project Page, but you can write for any change) and will be promoted on the Festival Social Media.
The Official Selections will be placed in the appropriate genre category (Animation, Comedy, Drama, Experimental, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller, etc.) and will compete for:
Best Micro Short / Short Short / Short / TV-Web Series / Trailer
Best Micro Short / Short Short / Short / TV-Web Series / Trailer Director
Best Micro Short / Short Short / Short / TV-Web Series / Trailer Actress
Best Micro Short / Short Short / Short / TV-Web Series / Trailer Actor
Best Micro Short / Short Short / Short / TV-Web Series / Trailer Poster
Best Micro Short / Short Short / Short / TV-Web Series / Trailer Script
Best Short Documentary
Best Short Documentary Trailer
Best Short Documentary Director
Best Short Documentary Poster
Best Music Video
Best Music Video Director
Best Music Video Performer
Best Music Video Poster
Best Original Song
Best Original Soundtrack
and some additional special Awards...
Note about the categories:
-if you submit in the categories Director excellence, Actress - Actor performance, Original Song, Original Soundtrack and Poster, your work will compete only in the categories you entered.
-if you submit in the categories Micro Short, Short Short, Short, TV-Web Series, Short Documentary, Music Video, Trailer, your work will compete in the categories you entered, but can be considered also in Director excellence, Actress - Actor performance, Original Song, Original Soundtrack and Poster competition.
All selected projects will also receive discount codes for the other MEGAFEST Festivals and some Partner Festivals. Details coming soon...
The Summer Edition Finalists will be notified within July 4.
If you are a Finalist, your Project will be screened at the Live Event and will compete for Award-Win/s in the appropriates categories and genres and for the Special Awards.
ONLY THE FINALIST PROJECTS WILL BE SCREENED AT THE AOF MEGAFEST.
The Finalists that will attend the Festival Event, will receive one All-Access Pass to the AOF MEGAFEST, which includes all screenings, seminars and Parties (excluding Award Shows, Private or Charity events/screenings).
The Winners will receive the X World Summer Edition Awards *, that will be assigned at the AOF MEGAFEST Award Ceremony in Las Vegas (Nevada, USA). Details coming soon...
AND WILL COMPETE FOR THE X WORLD ANNUAL AWARDS, THAT WILL BE ASSIGNED AFTER THE WINTER EVENT, IN ROME. Details coming soon...
*Physical Awards will be given to Winners that will attend the event, Certificate Awards will be sent to the ones who won't.
GREAT NEWS FOR THE SCREENWRITERS!
3 Special Winners for each season will receive an InkTip Script Listing to promote themselves and their scripts to InkTip’s entire network of producers, managers, and agents.
Companies who are InkTip members include: ABC, Anonymous Content, APA, CBS Films, HBO Films, ICM, Paradigm, Paramount Pictures, Hallmark Channel, FX, Universal, WME, Echo Lake, Zero Gravity, Bad Robot, 20th Century Fox, and many more. Producers have made more than 393 films from scripts and writers found through InkTip.
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X World Short Film Festival is an IMDb-qualifying Festival, so you can list your Nominations and Winnings on the Event Page