DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION

Periodic Competition #1
December 1st, 2018 to January 15th, 2019


  • Submit your original Documentary Short and you may win a cash prize along with the opportunity to enter Filmaka's Final Documentary Competition.
  • Three winners will be selected and awarded prizes.

Details about the competition:

  • Submit an original 3-5 min Documentary Short. TOPIC: Gritty Gutsy Women
  • Tell the story/stories of intelligent, brave, compassionate, and multifaceted women. How did they empower themselves and/or others around them? Who are they? Why do we need to know them? What is the inspirational take away?
  • The competition begins December 1st, 2018 and ends on January 15th, 2019.

Your entries are chosen as follows:

  • Members, Registered Users, and Filmaka executives have the right to vote.
  • The top three winners will be determined by those Documentary Shorts that receive the most votes.
The documentary winners receive cash prizes listed below. In addition, the winners are given the ultimate opportunity to enter Filmaka's Final Documentary Competition.

First place prize: $500 
Second place prize: $350 
Third place prize: $150 


All films will go live together as per the Calendar dates, but the films uploaded early will get the top slot in the grid.


THE ENTRY PERIOD BEGINS AT 12:00:01 AM PACIFIC STANDARD DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ("PST") ON Saturday, December 1, 2018 and Ends At 11:50:50PM PST On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. 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.