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You Can Still Enter Our Video Contest

  • Who: The Summer Shorts Video Contest ( is produced by, and it is open to a wide range of participants, including students, independent filmmakers, and professionals. The contest is judged by a panel of five individuals, including Michael Goi ASC, Mark Irwin CSC/ASC, Amy DeLouise, Shane Stanley, and Bart Weiss.


    What: The Summer Shorts Video Contest is a video competition where participants can submit one to three videos of any genre. Video length is anywhere from 30 seconds to 5 minutes. The contest offers cash and product prizes for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place award recipients. The prizes are provided by sponsors such as Rokinon, Zacuto, Beachtek, and Student Filmmakers Magazine. In addition to the official judging, there are also 3 Audience Awards, where viewers can vote for their favorite entries. Audience Awards prizes are provided by Beachtek.


    When: The Publisher’s Final Extended Deadline for the Summer Shorts Video Contest is tonight, October 15, 2023, at 11:59 PM PST.


    Where: The contest is hosted online and can be accessed on, making it accessible to participants from anywhere.


    Why: The purpose of the Summer Shorts Video Contest is to provide a platform for filmmakers of all backgrounds to showcase their work and compete for prizes. It offers an opportunity for participants to gain recognition for their creativity and talent in the field of film and video production.