ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

1    Entries are open to any organization within the U.S., Americas, and Asia-Pacific. The video must have been aired between January 1, 2016 and February 6, 2017.
*A film cannot be entered into the 2017 Brand Film Festival if it was entered into the 2016 Brand Film Festival. 

2    When you are entering, select the category and film length you will be submitting. The options are: 

Mini form: no longer than 15 seconds.
Short form: between 15 seconds and 5 minutes.
Long form: longer than 5 minutes, such as an episode of a web series, short film, or documentary. 

3    You can submit a film into more than one category. If you are submitting an entry in multiple categories, please submit multiple sets of support material for each entry. 

4    Each entry is required to include a description of the synopsis of the film and the context of film within the larger campaign activity. 

5    You are able to submit information separately that will be kept confidential and will only be submitted to the judges. 

6    Within the entry form, you will be required to provide a written submission. Once all entry information is prepared, visit www.brandfilmfestival.com to submit your entries. All entries must be submitted and paid for online. You may input your entry information and save as a "draft" to return at a later date to submit payment. Credit cards accepted include Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. Entries not paid for prior to judging will not be considered. 

7    Please, no commercials. Though it resists easy definition, branded content typically focuses on a story rather than a brand, product or service. Jurors reserve the right to reject any entry they feel does not meet this definition.


SUPPORT MATERIAL

1   All films must be no larger than 1GB and can be in the following formats: .MOV or MP4. The film must be at least 1280 x 720, but the recommended size is 1920 x 1080. 4:3 video aspect ratio will be accepted but the recommended ratio is 16:9. 

2   URL links to your film will not be accepted. 

3   Only one film per entry should be uploaded. 

4   You must submit a 2 minute abbreviated version of the film if the film is over 2 minutes long. 

5 The timings of the films depend on what video form you are submitting. The options are:

Mini form: no longer than 15 seconds.
Short form: between 15 seconds and 5 minutes.
Long form: longer than 5 minutes, such as an episode of a web series, short film, or documentary.