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Filmstro Short Film Competition in partnership with BAFTA Guru Live

Enter our short film contest for free for the chance to win over $40,000 worth of prizes.
Scroll down to check out the rules, prizes and judges.

Submissions Deadline: 20th August 2018 at midnight BST.

How to Enter

Step 1: Activate your 60 day free Filmstro access pass (by clicking the button above).

Step 2: Create a short film of up to 5 minutes and use Filmstro Pro (or Filmstro Premiere/FCPX plugin) to score it.

Step 3: Upload your film to YouTube or Facebook (using the titles and description in the Uploading Your Short Film section below)

Step 4: Enter the competition through our Submit Film form.

Check out our article for a breakdown of the competition rules.

Prizes

Winners will be announced on the 16th of September 2018 at BAFTA Guru Live.

Grand Prize.

  • 1 x Filmstro For Profit Premium Annual License
  • 1 x frame.io Annual Business Plan
  • 1 x Greyscale Gorilla - Gorilla Grade LUT
  • 1 x Rode NTG3
  • 1 x Rode Boompole Pro
  • 1 x Rode Blimp
  • 1 x Rode Filmmaker Kit
  • 1 x Rode VideoMic Pro+
  • 1 x Rode Wireless News Shooter Kit
  • 1 x ActionVFX £500 Store Credit
  • 1 x School of Motion Bootcamp
  • 1 x FilmConvert License
  • 1 x MisterHorse Motion Designer’s bundle
  • 1 x Hitfilm Studio + Mystery unannounced prize
  • 1 x Skybeam Luts pack
  • 1 x Zacuto VCT Pro Baseplate
  • 1 x Anton Bauer Cine 90vm Battery
  • 1 x SmallHD Focus OLED monitor
  • 1 x Samyang XEEN Lens
  • 1 x Syrp Genie Track Kit
  • 1 x Blackmagic Design Ursa Mini 4.6k EF
  • 1 x Blackmagic Design EVF
  • 1 x Blackmagic Design Shoulder Rig
  • 1 x Lacie 4tb Rugged Lacie Drive
  • 1 x Manfrotto Nitrotech N8 video head w/ CF Single Legs Tripod
  • 1 x Adobe Creative Suite (Annual)

Best Directing.

  • 1 x Filmstro For Profit Premium Annual License
  • 1 x frame.io Annual Business Plan
  • 1 x Greyscale Gorilla - Gorilla Grade LUT
  • 1 x Rode NTG3
  • 1 x Rode Boompole Pro
  • 1 x Rode Blimp
  • 1 x Rode Stereo Videomic Pro
  • 1 x Rode NT1/A1 Kit
  • 1 x ActionVFX £150 Coupon
  • 1 x School of Motion Rigging Course
  • 1 x FilmConvert License
  • 1 x Misterhorse Motion Designer’s bundle
  • 1 x Hitfilm Studio + Mystery unannounced prize
  • 1 x Skybeam Luts pack
  • 1 x Zacuto $250 gift voucher
  • 1 x Anton Bauer Cine 90vm Battery
  • 1 x Skybeam cine lens (MFT)
  • 1 x Joby Gorillapod Rig
  • 1 x Adobe Creative Suite (Annual)

Best Cinematography.

  • 1 x Filmstro For Profit Premium Annual License
  • 1 x frame.io Annual Business Plan
  • 1 x Greyscale Gorilla - Gorilla Grade LUT
  • 1 x Rode NTG3
  • 1 x Rode Boompole Pro
  • 1 x Rode Stereo VideoMic Pro
  • 1 x ActionVFX £150 Coupon
  • 1 x School of Motion Rigging Course
  • 1 x FilmConvert License
  • 1 x Misterhorse Motion Designer’s bundle
  • 1 x Hitfilm Studio + Mystery unannounced prize
  • 1 x Skybeam Luts pack
  • 1 x Zacuto $250 gift voucher
  • 1 x Skybeam cine lens
  • 1 x Joby Gorillapod Rig
  • 1 x Adobe Creative Suite (Annual)

Best Editing.

  • 1 x Filmstro For Profit Premium Annual License
  • 1 x frame.io Annual Business Plan
  • 1 x Greyscale Gorilla - Gorilla Grade LUT
  • 1 x Rode Stereo VideoMic Pro
  • 1 x Rode SmartLav+
  • 1 x ActionVFX £150 store credit
  • 1 x School of Motion Rigging Course
  • 1 x FilmConvert License
  • 1 x Misterhorse Motion Designer’s bundle
  • 1 x Hitfilm Studio + Mystery unannounced prize
  • 1 x Skybeam Luts pack
  • 1 x Zacuto $250 gift voucher
  • 1 x Joby Gorillapod Rig
  • 1 x Adobe Creative Suite (Annual)

Judges

Philip Bloom

DP | Director | Filmmaker

Darious Britt

Director | Writer | Youtuber

Tim Hunter

Director of Learning and New Talent at BAFTA

Eric Kissack

Filmmaker | Editor of Horrible Bosses 2, Daddy's Home and The Dictator

Uploading your Short Film

Uploading to Facebook?

Important: ensure your post is set to public! ;)

Add the following to your Facebook post when uploading:

[ NAME OF FILM ] - @Filmstro + @BAFTA Short Film Competition

Music composed in Filmstro - www.filmstro.com/bafta
@greyscalegorilla @rodemic @actionvfx @schoolofmotion @FilmConvert @SmallHD @samyanglensglobal @AntonBauerOfficial @MisterHorseTv @hitfilm @syrp.co.nz @lacieworldwide @adobecreativecloud @ZacutoUSA @frameioapp @skybeamdigital @BlackmagicDesignOfficial @manfrottoimaginemore @JobyInc

#FILMSTROBAFTACOMPETITION #competition #filmmaking

NOTE: Please make sure that all sponsors and partners are tagged properly in your titles and description.

Uploading to Youtube?

Add the following to your Youtube titles and description when uploading:

Youtube Title:

[NAME OF FILM] | Filmstro + BAFTA Short Film Competition

Youtube Description:

Music composed in Filmstro.
https://filmstro.com/bafta

Greyscale Gorilla - https://greyscalegorilla.com/
Rode Microphones - http://rode.com
ActionVFX - https://www.actionvfx.com/
School of Motion - https://www.schoolofmotion.com/
FilmConvert - https://www.filmconvert.com/
SmallHD - https://www.smallhd.com/
Samyang Optics - https://www.samyanglensglobal.com/
Anton Bauer - www.antonbauer.com/
MisterHorse - https://misterhorse.tv/
Hitfilm - https://hitfilm.com
Syrp - https://syrp.co.nz
Blackmagic Design - http://blackmagicdesign.com
Frame.io - https://frame.io
Skybeam Digital - http://skybeamdigital.com
Zacuto - https://www.zacuto.com
Lacie - https://www.lacie.com/gb/en/
Manfrotto - http://manfrotto.com
Joby - http://joby.com

NOTE: Please make sure that all sponsors and partners are tagged properly in your titles and description.