Ortigas Film Festival Short Film Competition Mechanics
- The contest is open to all individuals residing in the Philippines who have a passion for filmmaking
- Participants must do the following:
- Like the Ortigas Art Festival Facebook page: fb.com/ortigasartfestival
- Comment #OrtigasVerticalCinemaContest on this post
- Employees of Ortigas Land, including their relatives up to the 2nd degree of consanguinity or affinity are disqualified to join
- Shoot your short film following the guidelines below:
- Theme: The Beauty of Everyday
- Camera: Smartphone
- Orientation: Portrait (9:16 aspect ratio)
- Length: Not more than 2 minutes including credits
- Genre: Any
- Language: English or Filipino. If there will be other languages, please provide English subtitles
- Submit your entry in the official entry form: bit.do/OrtigasVerticalCinema-OfficialEntryForm and fill out completely the following details:
- Facebook URL
- Title of Short Film
- Smartphone used
- Link or attachment of short film (Google Drive Link)
- Agree to the Terms and Conditions
- Deadline of entries is on March 11, 2021, 11:59PM.
- Judging of entries will be from March 12, 202 to March 18, 2021.
- Announcement of winners will be on March 19, 2021.
- Production of the film must be done following the IATF Guidelines
- Theme must not contain violence, threat, abuse, and horror.
- Explicit use of profanity, nudity, and sex is not allowed.
- Story must be an original concept and story that is unpublished and not posted nor streamed on any digital or print platform. Any copyright infringement is a basis for disqualification.
- All music, artwork, photography, etc. used in the film must be original, licensed, or in the public domain. Any violation is a cause for disqualification.
- Entry should be in HD file (MP4 format) and must have a minimum resolution of 720p of portrait orientation only.
- Each participant may only submit up to 3 entries.
- Submission of entries will be from February 16, 2021 to March 11, 2021 on the Ortigas Film Festival Official Entry Form
- The Top 10 films will be posted on the Ortigas Cinemas Facebook page starting March 12, 2021
- Judging of all films will be done from March 12, 2021 – March 18, 2021
- Winners will be announced on March 19, 2021.
CRITERIA FOR JUDGING
Relevance to the theme – 20%
Creativity and Storytelling- 30%
Cinematography and Editing – 20%
Overall Impact- 30%
10 Short Films will be awarded
Top 3 Short Films will win the following:
1st Place PHP 15,000
2nd Place PHP 10,000
3rd Place PHP 5,000
The remaining Top 7 will receive PHP 2,000 each