CALL FOR ENTRIES
New Directors Showcase
How to Enter Showcase Competition
The NXT STAGE Hollywood International New Directors Award Showcase is now open to directors of all formats and styles, who have directed Commercials, Film, TV or New Media, after January 2011.
All entries will be showcased during the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival (LA Shorts Fest) September 11, 2012. The awards recognize new emerging directorial talent exceptional creative work, along with the ability to garner international exposure executed by commercial film directors who have recently launched their directorial careers.
A shortlist is compiled from entries by NXT STAGE screening committee and the final selection judged by the International Jury.
Winners will be announced September 12, 2012
By submitting their work, directors are confirming their eligibility.
- Foreign entries paying with checks should be drawn in U.S. dollars. Only through a U.S. affiliated bank.
- You have the option of paying with credit card online after you fill out and submit entry form.
- We do NOT accept international money orders
- Fees are non-refundable
- All entries will be showcased during the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival (LA Shorts Fest) September 11, 2012.
A juror may not vote for entries submitted by his/her company in his/her own city.
- Judging will be based on the following:
- An innovative technique or style
- Directors ability to execute an idea on screen
- Outstanding directorial skill
- If deemed worthy by the judges, awards will be given in gold, silver and bronze levels. It’s possible that no awards will be given in a particular medal level. If it does not meet standards set by judges.
Entries compete for gold, silver and bronze trophies. It’s possible that there will be no awards given in a particular medal level if they do not meet the standards deemed award worthy by the jury.
- Entry fee $149 (write title of film on check)
- DVD labeled with contact information (phone number and email)
- Print out of payment confirmation email (if paid with credit card)
- Print out entry form and mail it with your DVD
- Short bio (including previous awards received )
Send Materials To:
NXT STAGE New Directors Showcase
10523 Burbank Blvd. #205
N. Hollywood, CA 91601
The New Directors Showcase will take place on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at the Laemmle NoHo 7 Theater in North Hollywood during the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival.
If you have any questions, please contact: Robert Arentz, NXT STAGE.
Download PDF Entry Form