Step One: Intra School Competition
Registration Opens: April 23rd
Submissions Accepted: April 30th to May 18th
Voting: May 21st-June 14th
Students of participating Schools upload their existing narrative Shorts (not exceeding 20 minutes in length) during the submission period as specified by Filmaka. The prize is the automatic entry of the Student's winning Short in the Inter School Competition.
Up to four (4) Shorts will be selected from each participating School through the following voting process:
1) Up to two (2) Shorts: Voted on by submitting Students who have submitted Shorts.
2) Up to one (1) Short: Voted on by Students attending the School and who are Registered Users.
3) Up to one (1) Short by the School Pix Dean of the School participating in the Intra School Competition. (Optional)
Step Two: Inter School Competition
Voting: June 15th-July 5th
Semi Finalists Announced: July 9th
Up to Eighty (80) winning Shorts from up to twenty (20) schools from the Intra School Competition will be automatically entered into the Inter School Competition.
Up to Eleven (11) semi finalists will be selected from Inter School Competition as follows:
1) Up to seven (7) shorts: voted on by Students who have their Shorts in the Inter School Competition.
2) Up to two (2) Shorts by Registered Users.
3) Up to two (2) Shorts by the School Pix Deans of the Schools participating in the Inter School Competition. (Optional)
Only Registered Users are eligible to vote for Shorts in the Intra School Competition and the Inter School Competition.
Voting begins two (2) days after the applicable School Pix Competition closes, Stays open for twenty-one (21) days.
Votes can be changed before the twenty one (21) day period expires; after this period all votes are final.
For each Short which a Student submits in a School Pix Competition, a Student is permitted to cast five (5) votes in a five (5) star ranking system in such School Pix Competition either on the Site or through the App, with five (5) stars awarded to the Student's first choice and one (1) star awarded to the Student's fifth choice.
A Student may not vote for the Short the Student has submitted. IN ADDITION, IF THE STUDENT DOES NOT VOTE FOR FIVE (5) SHORTS DURING THE TWENTY ONE (21) DAY PERIOD, THE STUDENT'S SUBMITTED SHORT WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
A Registered User who does not submit a Short to a Competition is permitted to cast one (1) vote through the App or through the Site.
A School Pix Dean is permitted to cast one (1) vote through the App or through the Site.