Video/Film Competitions

1. Depit Short Film Competition

Open: worldwide 

Genre: Any 

Budget: Any 

Length: 90 seconds or less 

Your entry must have been completed after January 2022.

Depict accepts entries of "short films of all production techniques, including animation, documentary, drama, experimental or artist film and hybrid work."

No. of entries: 5


a) Main DepicT! 2021 Award - £1,500 cash + Lifetime membership to Shooting People.

b) DepicT! Royal Photographic Society Cinematography Award - £1,000 cash. 

c) DepicT! 2021 British Award - A special package of support which will both promote the winning 90-second film and further develop the filmmaker's skills including access to some key BAFTA events, a place on a short course at the National Film, exposure on the BFI NETWORK industry platform, and lifetime membership to Shooting People.

Deadline: June 13, 2022

Details here

2. International Festival of Short Animated Films - Anishort 

They're open to films that were created between 2020 and 2022, and whose length should contain at least 50% of any animation techniques. 

Length: 10 minutes

Categories: Main Competition and Secondary Competition


a) The Best Animated Short Film

1st prize - $1000 + festival trophy 

2nd prize - $500 + festival trophy

b) Audience Awards for The Best Film 

The winner will be award d a festival trophy 

c) Special Award of Anishort 

The winner will receive a festival trophy 

Deadline: June 10, 2022

Details here

1. 8th Annual CineSpace Short Film Competition

Open: Internationally


"CineSpace is a collaboration between NASA and Houston Cinema Arts Society (HCAS) that offers filmmakers and the world a chance to share their works inspired by, and using, actual NASA imagery through "CineSpace", a short film competition."

Age: 18 years and above 

No. of entries: More than one 


"Submissions MUST contain at least 10% (based on total running time) of NASA video imagery. More than 10% can be used and still photos can also be used in addition to the video imagery."

Your submission must have been created after January 2, 2020. 

"It must either be in the English language or have English subtitles (to the extent it contains dialogue or text). Songs in a foreign language should also have subtitles, especially when the lyrics are germane to the plot or message "

"CineSpace is open to all genres and styles including, but not limited to, experimental, narrative, documentary, comedy, drama, animation, ambient, music videos, re-mix, sports, horror, and underground."

General Competition Awards:

Grand Prize - USD 10,000

Second Prize - USD 5,000

Third Prize - USD 3,000

Special Categories & Awards:

Film that best depicts Unity and Inclusion - USD 4,000

Deadline: July 15, 2022

Details here

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