The Imagen Awards Short Films & Web Series Competition is open to all filmmakers, students, and content creators whose work was released between May 1, 2016 and May 31, 2017. To be considered in the competition, entrant must submit one full and complete online entry form for each qualifying entry along with an online link where the film or series can be reviewed. You also have the option of mailing in a DVD instead of a link, but the entry form must be completed online. One online entry form must be completed per category. The entry fee is $75USD per entry per category and is due upon entry submission. Entry fees are non-refundable.
If you are submitting a DVD, please mail the DVD and email confirmation of your submission to:
Imagen Awards Short/Student Film & Web Series Competition
18034 Ventura Blvd. #261
Encino, CA 91316
The call for entries period is open from June 1 through June 30, 2017. The deadline to submit is June 30, 2017.
Eligible films and programs can be submitted in one of the following categories.
- Short Film: Short films with a max length of 30 minutes.
- Student Film: Short film with a max length of 30 minutes.
- Web Series: Series that is created by or features Latino talent. Each episode can be no longer than 10 minutes. A minimum of 2 episodes must be submitted for consideration.
How to Submit
All submissions must be made online. Click here to go to the entry form. All required fields in the form must be filled out and the entry fee paid upon submitting. Deadline to submit is June 30, 2017.
Finalists & Voting
Submissions will be reviewed by panels of distinguished entertainment industry executives and Latino community leaders to select the Finalists in each category. Finalists will be announced in mid-July.
Winners in each category will be selected through public voting on the Imagen Foundation website, which will start immediately once the finalists are announced. Finalists will be encouraged to engage their social media followers to vote in the competition.
Winners of the competition will be announced on or about August 1, 2017 and will be provided with one ticket to attend the 32nd Annual Imagen Awards on Friday, August 18 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. Please note that transportation to and from Beverly Hills and accommodations are not included. Winners will be responsible for their own travel arrangements.
If you have any questions about the competition or encounter any issues when submitting online, please contact Yanira Leon at firstname.lastname@example.org.