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The deadline for entries is Tuesday, March 1 by 5 PM.
Entries are now closed.
Our annual Ohio Shorts competition showcases the best in Ohio-produced short films—from documentary, animation, or dramatic narrative to anything in-between. The upcoming screening and reception on April 30 will again combine the adult and youth divisions for one powerful reel of the best all-ages video from the Buckeye state.
Now is the time to get your ideas out and your work ready for submission. Videos will be accepted electronically from January 1 through March 1. Winners will be announced April 1 and selected entries in each division will be screened together at the April 30 event. Each person whose video is selected for the showcase will receive two complimentary tickets for the evening, as well as a $50 screening fee.
Both adult and youth division entries will be reviewed by a diverse jury that in the past has included artists, curators, critics, academics, and Wexner Center staff. The jury will give a cash award of $300 to a single work in each division. Each division will also have an audience choice award of $200, to be determined on the evening of the screening.
Entry Guidelines: Adult Division
Pieces must be independently produced, no longer than 20 minutes, and produced in Ohio within the last 18 months. Entries must be submitted or by Vimeo or YouTube link and must be accompanied by an Adult Division entry form. Only one entry per person is permitted. Previously submitted works will not be accepted.
For questions or for more information, email email@example.com.
Entry Guidelines: Youth Division
Pieces must be independently produced, no longer than 5 minutes, and produced in Ohio within the last 18 months by an artist who will be 18 years of age or younger at the time of the showcase. Entries must be submitted by Vimeo or YouTube link and must be accompanied by a Youth Division entry form. Only one entry per person is permitted. Previously submitted works will not be accepted.
For questions or for more information, email Jean Pitman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact Jean Pitman at (614) 292-4614 or email@example.com or Adam Vincent at (614) 688-1337 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
SEASON SUPPORT FOR FILM/VIDEO
Rohauer Collection Foundation
GENERAL OPERATING SUPPORT FOR THE WEXNER CENTER
Greater Columbus Arts Council
Ohio Arts Council
Ohio Shorts 2016 Call for Entries