Submissions are closed for 2017.

The following provides general submission information for the Web Originals section:

  • Entrants must submit two original episodes of the Web series for consideration (as one file)
  • Running Time: Each episode must be no more than 10 minutes in length
  • Writer, Director, Producer (if 1 sole producer only) must be of African descent OR must tell a story of the Black experience of feature a person of African descent in a leading role
  • Must be produced post January 1, 2016
  • All genres accepted: animation, drama, comedy, documentary style, reality based etc.
  • Please note there is a submission fee of $45
  • Submissions must be received no later than the February 20 deadline