Depict Watershed’s international short film online competition


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 12984

Opportunity Description

Depict Watershed’s international short film online competition, which is launched in 1998, is an extraordinary world’s leading international festival for short films, animations, and virtual reality and an official gateway to the world’s most prestigious award for filmmakers in the UK.

This platform accepts applicants to submit their films and compete online from any part of the world. Interested applicants can show originality, imagination and attractive works for the global audience. A professional jury will evaluate your film.



Deadline: 4 June 2020

Result announcement: 14 August 2020

Program date: 20 to 26 September 2020

Location: United Kingdom

Awards and prizes:

  • Cash awards about 2500 Euros.
  • NFTS, BFI Network, and Channel 4’s Random Acts career support.
  • Promoting and exposing through at Encounters Film Festival.
  • Opportunity to access to theatrical screenings to exhibitions program in the UK.

Rules and regulations:

  • Your film’s duration must not be over or less than 90 Seconds, including titles and credits.
  • The submission film must not be advertisements; it must contain all production techniques, such as animation, documentary, drama, experimental or artists film, and hybrid work.
  • Your films must be completed in January 2019.
  • Each person can submit up to five films.
  • Applicants must have the authority and permission to present their submissions.
  • Your films must be in English, if not, the English subtitle must be included.
  • Shortlisted and successful applicants will be asked to submit the high-resolution version of their films for online use.
  • Only directors will be credited on the website or other promotional material. The co-directors will receive other grants.

  How to apply:

Please submit your film in the online application form

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Visit the Depict Short Film Competition website to get more details.

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