Apply for the Horizon Award 2018

ALL ENTRIES DUE DECEMBER 9, 2017

 

CAN I ENTER?

To enter for this award you must:

  • Be female, age 18 - 26
  • Be currently studying for an undergraduate degree in any discipline, or are within 1 year of having graduated.
  • Have a .edu address. (If you do not have a .edu email address, submit with your normal address and cite your school when you submit).
  • Not already have a manager or agent, and must have made less than $5,000 in the film business from your creative talent.

*Anyone applying who does not meet ALL of the above criteria will be disqualified*

HOW TO APPLY:

  1. Prepare a two minute film or clip from a film that you have directed and which does not exceed two minutes in length. You can submit existing films that you have already made, as long as it does not exceed the two minute maximum. If your film has already been made that is longer than two minutes in length then it must be cut down. Your clip cannot be larger than 100MB in file size and must be in .mp4 format. FILE SIZE IS NOT A RECOMMENDATION! If you are having trouble compressing your file to a reasonable size, take a look at mpeg streamclip, which is very lightweight and makes compressing easy!
  2. Put your name as the file name of the video submission. (example: "Jane Doe.mp4")
  3. Sign the release below allowing us to circulate your film for Horizon purposes. Keep in mind this release does not grant ownership, only use of the submission.
  4. Upload both the film file submission to the secure file drop below. You will receive a confirmation note in the file drop if your upload was successful. 
  5. You can only apply once.

Please note that you will only receive an email for the release, not for the video upload. Once you have successfully uploaded your video file, you will receive the following notification and are fully submitted:

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Winners will be picked and contacted second week of January. 

Having trouble uploading your film? Send us questions.

RELEASE FORM:

    VIDEO SUBMISSION FILE DROP: