Web Series: Short form narrative or documentary episodic series

Submissions are closed for 2018.

Submissions Criteria:

  • 10 minutes maximum run time per episode
  • Writer, director or producer must be a person of African descent, or the series content must have a multicultural perspective.
  • Entrants must submit two (2) episodes of the series, not to exceed 20 minutes of run time inclusive of credits
  • Episodes should be uploaded as one continuous video file, with a 2-second break and new opening title card separating the episodes.
  • If submitted content is a continuation of an existing series that has previously been made available to the public via any platform (broadcast television, Blu-ray, DVD, streaming, VOD, etc.) prior to June 18, 2018, only new unreleased episodes are eligible for submission.
  • Entrants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Competition is open to U.S. and international entries.
  • Series must be in the English language or contain English-language subtitles.

Award Eligibility:

  • Best Web Series ($5,000 cash prize)