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SundanceTV Shorts

call for entries!

This is your chance to show your short film to the world!

Submit your film to this year's SundanceTV short film competition. The winning film of the SundanceTV Shorts grand jury prize will premiere during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in London and will be broadcast internationally on SundanceTV. The best part is, it’s FREE to submit!

For more information on SundanceTV, click here.

SUBMIT YOUR FILM

COMPETITION RULES

– Submissions must be under 15 minutes

– The contest is only open to individuals who have directed or produced a film (not companies)

– Entrants must be a legal resident of France, South Africa or Spain

– You must be at least 18 years old to enter

– The film must be submitted with English subtitles, if it is not an English language film

– The film must have been created after December 31, 2017

– All genres welcome including, but not limited to, narrative, documentary, animation, etc.

 

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Meet the jurors

  • Harold Gronenthal
    SUNDANCE TV GLOBAL

    As executive vice president, programming and operations for AMC Global and SundanceTV Global, Harold Gronenthal oversees programming, scheduling, acquisitions and network operations of AMC Networks’ popular and award-winning brands, AMC Global and SundanceTV Global.

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  • Mike Plante
    SUNDANCE INSTITUTE

    Mike Plante is a Senior Programmer for Short Films at the Sundance Film Festival, where he has worked in programming since 2001. He started programming at film festivals in 1993 and also makes short and feature documentaries on the side, including the short "The Polaroid Job", as part of the New York Times Op-Docs series, and the feature "And With Him Came The West," premiering at the 2019 MoMA Doc Fortnight.

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  • Sara Blecher
    REAL EYES FILM

    Sara is co-founder of REAL EYES FILM , a boutique South African based production company that has made a number of award-winning features, documentaries and drama series. An honors graduate of NYU, she  has made four feature films and some outstanding and noteworthy documentaries including “Surfing Soweto” and “Kobus And Dumile” for which she won  CNN’s African journalist of the year award. Her first feature film “Otelo Burning” won over 17 international awards and was named by CNN as one of the top ten African films of the decade. She has won numerous SAFTA awards including for best feature film and  director 2016 for her film “Dis  ek Anna”. Sara  serves on the SASFED council and is founder and Chairperson of the Board of SWIFT.

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  • Aletta Alberts
    MULTICHOICE

    Aletta Alberts is a media content strategist and innovator. Currently, Executive Head of Content Strategy and Third Party channels for Africa’s giant pay-television business MultiChoice, she has over 30 years’ experience in the competitive African television market. She combines her proficiency in the Business of television, Production, Content, Marketing and Technology with a strong drive for innovation and management. This enables her to create both quality output and commercial value for business. As demonstrated during her time at MultiChoice she has created six best-selling products and seen its subscriber base double.

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2018 Winners