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The Eighth Annual Shortie Awards:

Student Film and News Festival's Call for Entries Deadline is April 3, 2009

The Eighth Annual Shortie Awards

To submit your film or news production, visit:

The Shortie AwardsRules & Guidelines

The 8th annual Shortie Awards: Film and News Festival's call for entries deadline is April 3, 2009. Enter as a group, a whole class or individually!  No Entry Fee!

The grade categories are 2nd-5th, 6th-8th, 9th-12th and teacher made films.
The entry categories are live action/narrative, animation and daily news program.

See our website for complete rules, guidelines and to download an application.

Free t-shirts or posters to the first 10 entries.

We welcome international submissions! If you are the first person from your county to submit a film, you get a free shortie vintage t-shirt! 

What is The Shortie Awards?

Love FilmEstablished in 2001, The Shortie Awards: Student News and Film Festival recognizes original digital media productions created by student filmmakers, ages 7-18, and their teachers. The Shortie Awards focuses on nurturing imagination and choice making in students.

Donate to The Shortie Awards


The Shortie Awards is one of the only FREE film festivals for students and their teachers.  Help keep it that way by with your tax-deductable donation  through Google Checkout on our YouTube Non-Profit Channel. This is an easy and safe method to contribute to this important children's arts organization.  Look for the white Donate box underneath our channel description.

The Shortie Awards are a product of MHz Education.

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Submit your Film or News Production by April 3, 2009