Web Series: Short form narrative or documentary episodic series
2019 submissions open Oct 15.
- 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.
- Best Web Series ($5,000 cash prize)