Terms of Service

Rules and Guidelines

1) Sign up at www.summershortscontest.com and read/agree to the Rules and Guidelines.

(2) Select and post to your Twitter, Facebook, or other social media network or website belonging to you, the following text and Summer Shorts contest link: [ Your film or video title ] is an official selection competing in the 2017 Summer Shorts Film and Video Contest. View my video entry in the video showcase at www.summershortscontest.com.

Free entries are only through August 15th and requires that you post our link on your facebook and or twitter accounts for the free submission. You may be allowed to use personal or company websites for the return links if you don’t have a facebook or twitter account. Posting the above text and contest link waives the contest entry fee, so that it is FREE to enter. (Regularly, the cost to enter is $25 per entry.) All entrants may submit multiple entries for free. For each free film/video entry, contestants must post the above text and contest link.

(3) Embed your video in the Video Section (www.summershortscontest.com/videos).

If you have any questions use the contact us form here:

• All Entries Must Be 7 Minutes or Less.
• For Free Submission you must post a clickable link to www.summershortscontest.com before August 15th and before you submit your film. Don’t wait to the last minute. Your post helps us get more sponsors for more prizes.
• Videos Over 7 Minutes Will Not Be Accepted.
Deadline: September 22, 2017, 5:00 PM EST.
All accepted films will be showcased online!

1. General

All genres and multiple submissions welcome but must have a post on your facebook and or twitter accounts before submission. All accepted films will be shown online and in future in andy screening.

All entrants agree to comply fully with each provision in these Official Rules. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this contest and any person who does not comply with these Official Rules, will be ineligible for any prize(s).
Winners who live overseas are responsible for prize shipping fees, customs fees, and tax that may apply for prizes and awards being mailed outside of the US. Shipping, customs, and tax fees must be pre-paid before StudentFilmmakers.com can send out the items. StudentFilmmakers will not store any items longer than 30 days.

2. Eligibility

Contest is open to ALL filmmakers, video makers, and animators of all levels around the world. There is no entry fee.

You must own all rights to the film submitted, and you are authorized to submit this film. * All films must be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity. If the film contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the film, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit use and exploitation of the film by Sponsor in the manner set forth in the Official Rules.
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