Web Series: Short-form narrative or documentary episodic series.
- 10 minutes maximum runtime per episode.
- Entrants must be 18 years of age or older.
- Director or writer and producer must be a person of African descent.
- Competition is open to U.S. and international entries.
- Series must be in the English language or contain English-language subtitles.
- Entrants must submit two (2) episodes of the series, not to exceed 20 minutes of runtime inclusive of credits.
- The two episodes MUST 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 17, 2020, only new episodes are eligible for submission.
- Jury Award – Best Web Series