Now accepting entries for Filmaka's third competition of the new season:

FRESH START


We are looking for 3-5 min. original short films that explore the theme: FRESH START.
We aren't looking for any particular genre or storyline, so surprise and delight us with your creativity and ingenuity.


Details below:
  • You will have 45 days to submit a 3-5 min. short film with the theme: FRESH START.
  • Upto 3 short film entries will be selected by Filmaka executives, 6 short film entries will be selected by the participants in the competition, 2 short film entries will be selected by non-competing Members, and 2 short film entries will be selected by popular vote.
Of the up to 13 films selected, the Jury will select the final three winners of the cash prizes below. The winners of the cash prizes will also automatically have the right to enter a new short film into Filmaka’s Final Competition, for a chance to win the opportunity to make a a fully-funded feature film in conjunction with Riverstone Pictures.

First place: $2500 
Second place: $1500 
Third place: $750 

THE ENTRY PERIOD BEGINS AT 12:00:01 AM PACIFIC STANDARD DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME (“PST”) ON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 24, 2017 AND ENDS AT SUNDAY JANUARY 7, 2018.

The competition is only open to individuals who are at least 18 years of age and are members of Filmaka. Employees (and their immediate families and household members) of Filmaka, any entities responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the competition or supplying the prizes, or any of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliated and successor companies, are not eligible to enter the competition or win a prize.For complete Competition Terms and Conditions, please go to COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS