Electric December 2011 – Video competition

Electric December 2011 - Video competitionDeadline: 14 October 2011

Open to: young European filmmaker (under 21) or an organisation working with young creatives

Enter your film 2011

Are you a young European filmmaker (under 21) or an organisation working with young creatives? Have you made a short film (under 5mins) this year already or are you thinking of picking up a ?

Submit your film(s) into this high profile annual online showcase of shorts by new talent from across Europe! Get your work out there, viewed by your peers and some of the most influential people in filmmaking – not only online at electricdecember.org but also through the official Electric December DVD, the UK’s BBC Big Screens and at the high profile Electric December launch as part of Fresh Flix (Nov 2011, Bristol, UK.)


What are we looking for

  • Short films under 5mins long.
  • Any genres and production techniques (animation, documentary, drama, experimental, etc…) except for advertisements.
  • Made by young people (under 21 years old) from Europe.
  • Completed after September 2010.
  • In English or with English subtitles
  • Must only contain images and sound that you have permission to use.
  • Only show people in the film who have agreed to be in it.

Why Enter

Every year electricdecember.org receives thousands of hits from over 90 countries worldwide. Your film will receive a huge audience – not only online, but through the official Electric December DVD and on BBC Big Screens throughout the UK. This will get your work out there and viewed by some of the most influential people in filmmaking.

We have some treats in store for the winners of Electric December 2011, so go on, submit your film now.

How do I enter a film?

Submit your film online – FREE ENTRY
(apart from postage costs if your film is selected*)

OR send a copy of your film as a high quality video file (eg: Quicktime DV PAL encoded video) by post to:Electric December,Watershed,1 Canon’s Road, Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 5TX For postal submissions you will also need to fill in the submission form below and email it to: electricdecember@watershed.co.uk

Download submission form in pdf format
Download submission form in Microsoft Word format

* If your film gets selected for Electric December 2011,
you will be asked to supply us with:

  • A high quality video file and digital stills (300dpi) of the film for publicity use
  • A signed copy of the submission form by post (address above) or fax: +44 (0)117 921 3958

Watershed Media Center
1 Canonos Road,
Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 5TX
phone: +44(0)117 9275100
fax: +44 (0)117 921 3958
email: electricdecember@watershed.co.uk
internet: http://www.watershed.co.uk

Complete rules and application form may be downloaded from the web site:


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