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Submit Now for Shorts Showcase Annual Festival Spring 2014
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Awards Gala Ceremony
Shorts Showcase Annual Festival Spring 2014
And The Winner Is...
The winners will be announced on our televised Shorts Showcase Annual Festival Awards Gala Ceremony 2014. The winners of each category will be invited on stage, honored, recognized and awarded at our ceremony of the Shorts Showcase Annual Festival Awards 2014.
All finalist filmmakers will walk the red carpet. Finalist Awards Certificates will be given to the 3 finalists in each category during a backstage press photo op and the Shorts Showcase Trophy will be given to the winners of each category on stage. The awards will go to the following categories listed below
Our Shorts Showcase Annual Festival Awards Gala Ceremony 2014 will be streamed live around the globe, and will be taped for PBS-KVCR to be broadcast on-air to a later date. Your friends and family will be able to watch you giving the acceptance speech that you have been dreaming of.
Submission Deadline 12/31/13
Submit your short on the submitting page. Deadlines for the Shorts Showcase Festival Awards 2014 is December 31st 2013. Your short film entry will be featured in its entirety across the Shorts Showcase media, apps and social media. It also will be considered for a possible showing on our weekly PBS TV Show. We reserve the rights of re-broadcasting old entries and keeping them on our media, app and social media.
The 3 short film finalists for each category will be considered for possible scheduling on our weekly PBS TV Show if they meet the required broadcast standards. As part of the two-day Shorts Showcase Annual Festival 2014 the short film finalists will have a screening in a movie theater and a Q&A with the filmmaker on the day prior the Awards Gala Ceremony.
Voting Deadline 3/31/14
Encourage your friends and followers to vote for and like your film on our website, our mobile app and on our social network channels: You Tube Channel, Vimeo, Facebook and Twitter. This will increase your chance of being a finalist in more categories in the Shorts Showcase Festival Awards 2014. The votes and likes will stop being counted at midnight PST, March 31st 2014.
The awards will go to the following categories:
Shorts Showcase Annual Festival Award 2014 (most votes and likes across all the SS media).
Shorts Showcase Critics Award 2014.
Shorts Showcase Web Award (most votes from our website).
Shorts Showcase App Award (most votes from our mobile apps).
Shorts Showcase You Tube Award (most likes from our You Tube Channel).
Shorts Showcase Vimeo Award (most likes from our Vimeo Channel).
Shorts Showcase Facebook Award (most likes from our Facebook page).
Shorts Showcase Twitter Award (most favorite from our Twitter).
Shorts Showcase Annual Festival Spring 2014
The annual two day event will highlight the talent and short films from filmmakers around the world. On the first day of the event we will show collections of short films, offer special industry programs and discussion groups all held in a large movie theater. The televised Gala Award Ceremony will be held in Rancho Mirage, California on the 2nd day. The two day event event will take place during Spring 2014, exact date and ticket prices TBA.