BSC Short Film Cinematography Awards

Please submit your short film project for the BSC Short Film Cinematography Competition below.


 

THE BSC SHORT FILM CINEMATOGRAPHY COMPETITION

CRITERIA AND REQUIREMENTS 2024


  • Submission is free
    Films to be a maximum of 20 minutes.
    A 3 minute ‘CUT DOWN ’ of the entry must also be submitted* (see below)
    Films have to have been produced within the past 18 months of the closing date.
    You may only submit 1 entry
    Films will be judged by full members of the BSC who will take particular notice of the creativity and an appreciation of the art of cinema. As well as how the lighting, composition and camera movement have been used to enhance the story and mood of the film.
    Entries from drama, documentaries and Stop-Motion animation projects are all welcome   
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BSC Student Short Film Cinematography Award
All Student and Graduates (up to 18 months after graduating) from
UK Institutions are eligible and do not need to be BSC Club Members.

BSC Club Short Film Cinematography Award
Only shorts photographed by BSC Club Members are eligible
to be entered for this award.
Previous BSC Club member winners are eligible to submit again.

Other detail


The three minute ‘CUT DOWN’ can be a continuous or series of excerpts, each no shorter than 30 seconds in duration, in the same order as presented in the film, with the original aspect ratio. The purpose of this is to enable us to engage more of our busy members!!


The entries must carry a front title card of 5 seconds duration, including the title of the production and a brief description or summary of the story. Exclude the names of people and school involved. The card is not counted in the 3 or or up to 20 minute limit.


The video should be uploaded to Vimeo in HD or 2K resolution in the highest quality possible, with download enabled. We will be uploading to our own secure player for our jury.


Please copy your Vimeo links and add these to your entry via the BSC online portal entry form, together with your full name, club or student information, date of production and technical information relating to your entry.


If your entry makes it though to the final nominees, you will be required to make a full length version of your entry available, along with full credits.

Deadline for entries is 26th July 2024

Nominees screening will take place on Saturday 5th October in London. 

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You will receive an email confirmation of your submission. If you need to make changes to your entry, please reply directly to that email or call 01753 650729.


Open to students and BSC Club members only



Contact details

Name
Email
Telephone



Entry details

Short film title
Running time (nearest whole minute - max. 20 min)
Aspect ratio
Synopsis
Full fill Vimeo link
Please supply a download-enabled Vimeo link of the full fill which must be under 20 minutes. Please ensure permission for embedding on bscine.com and please use the best possible quality and format.
Vimeo password (for full fill)

3 minute Vimeo clip
Please supply a cut down and download-enabled Vimeo link no longer than 3 minutes, with permission for embedding on bscine.com. Please use the best possible quality and format.
Vimeo password (for 3 minute clip)



Crew details

Director of Photography

Name
Brief CV
Student/recent student (18 months)
Name of film school

Director

Name
Brief CV

Producer

Name
Brief CV



Production details

Cast
Studio/location(s)
Previous screenings
Additional information
Financing, support, previous awards, etc.


IF YOUR FILM IS SHORTLISTED WE WILL CONTACT YOU WITH DETAILS OF THE NEXT STAGE

NOTE: Please ensure you have the right to screen your film in a public cinema and there are no outstanding licensing or copyright issues.