Submissions Now Closed

A competitive section for short-form episodic series directed by and/or both written and produced by persons of African descent.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Episodes must have a 15-minute maximum runtime inclusive of credits.
  • Submissions must include one (1) episode and the series treatment and or bible for consideration.
  • Entrants must be 18 yrs. or older.
  • Episodes must have been directed, and/or both written and produced by a person of African descent.
  • Competition is open to U.S. and international entries in the English language or containing English-language subtitles.
  • Episodes must have completed principal photography on or after January 1, 2022.

Award Eligibility

  • Jury Award - Best Series (Television or Web)