2017 Film Festival

Entry form, rules, information and terms

Film Festival

The Second Annual Photoshop World Film Festival

Celebrating excellence in short film production

Join us for an evening that celebrates the best video work from our attendees as we present the Photoshop World Film Festival.

On the first evening of the conference, we will screen the ten best short film submissions from our Photoshop World Conference attendees. The winner will be chosen based on audience reaction, and will receive the official Photoshop World Film Festival trophy, along with a $250 B&H Photo Gift Certificate.

Guidelines for Film Festival Submissions

All submissions must be received before:

11:59pm (ET) on Friday, March 17, 2017

  1. Submitted videos must be no longer than 5 minutes in length, total.
  2. Entries are open to nearly all film genres or types, including: commercial, promotional, personal/independent, music videos, documentaries, trailers, tutorials, travel, live action, animation, comedy, drama, etc.
  3. Entered films should not contain nudity or graphic criminal behavior/elements (e.g., illicit drug use, murder, etc.).
  4. Entrants may submit up to 3 links to videos they had the lead responsibility in creating, which have been uploaded to YouTube, Vimeo, or DailyMotion.
  5. Entrants must be Full-Paid Conference Attendees to Photoshop World.

Judging & Selection

Ten (10) films will be selected from all submitted works as finalists by the KelbyOne creative team's panel of judges, and will be presented during the Photoshop World Film Festival. If a film is selected to be a finalist, KelbyOne will contact the entrant by phone or email on or before Monday, March 27, 2017.

Entry Fees

There are no fees to enter the Film Festival, but all entrants must be fully-paid registered Photoshop World Conference attendees.

See the Frequently Asked Questions section below for more details.

All submissions must be received before:

11:59pm (ET) on Friday, March 17, 2017

Official Film Festival Entry Form

To enter, fill out the form below. You can submit up to three (3) links to your films which have been uploaded to YouTube, Vimeo, or DailyMotion. Re-submissions are not accepted, so please be absolutely sure that every part of your submission is final & accurate.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Many Films May I Enter?

When Is the Submission Deadline?

Who Is Eligible to Enter?

How Do I Submit My Video(s)?

What Are the Entry Requirements?

Is There Any Entry Fee?

What Can I Win?

When Will the Film Festival Finalists/Winner Be Announced?

How Do I Enter the Film Festival?

Do Submitted Films Need to Include Credits?

Can I Enter (or Act in) a Submitted Film If I'm Under 18?

Can I Re-Submit Works That I've Changed after Entering Them?

Can I Remove My Entry from the Film Festival?

How Will Finalists Be Selected?

How Will the Winner Be Selected?