7th Annual

Utah Film Awards

April 02, 2018 to April 07, 2018

International
Film
Video
Short
Feature
Competition
Film Market
Submit Online
216 E 600 N
Orem UT 84057
USA
Phone: 801-472-7702
utahfilmawards@gmail.com
http://www.theutahfilmawards.com

OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Select a Category of Entry to continue.

Short Film
Short Screenplay
Feature Film
Feature Screenplay

MISSION & OBJECTIVE

The Utah Film Awards competition and film market recognizes the best films, series, and commercials at this red carpet event.

The event is judged by film distributors worldwide that are looking to acquire new films. A full list of our distributors can be found on our website http://www.theutahfilmawards.com/

Films will be screened the week of the award show.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Awards & Prizes

Our judges are looking to acquire shorts, features and series to broadcast all over the world so the biggest prize is the deal you broker with one of our distributors if your film is selected.

The Utah Film Awards has a history of excellence in selecting the best film, series and commercials in the wold. Every submission is evaluated by a world wide panel of industry experts. The winner in each category with receive a beautifully engraved trophy, a news story about their winning entry on the Utah Film Awards website.

Rules & Terms


Rules & Regulations
We're always at your disposal. If you need additional assistance or have any questions, concerns, or suggestions, please contact our customer service (UtahFilmAwards@gmail.com). You can also call us at +1 (801) 472.7702.

Refund Policy: Because entries will have been processed and entered into the system, no refunds will be granted.

ELIGIBILITY
To be eligible for the 2017 competition, entries must have been completed between January 31, 2015 and the deadline.

Films, Series and Commercials from all over the world are eligible. Submissions DO NOT need to be made in Utah to qualify.

CATEGORIES
Select the category that most closely relates to your submission's type of program. You may enter the same production or program in multiple categories, including cast and crew categories. There is an entry fee for each category you enter. Individual entries are evaluated for their intrinsic merits – without comparing them with others. An evaluation rubric is available at WorkmanProductions.com. There is a limit of 4-6 finalists in any category. Each entry is, in effect, in competition with itself, and is measured by our international award-winning jury of experts using an industry-accepted standard of excellence. The Utah Film Awards reserves the right to expand and reduce the number of finalist in each category including but not limited to cancelling categories if there are no submissions that meet our standards of excellence.

A performer/on-air personality may enter multiple achievements in a performing category if the achievements are for different programs.

SCREENPLAYS
Submissions for SCREENPLAY must include a pdf of the screenplay. We accept produced and un-produced screenplays.The work is being judged on the writing rather than the finished film.

Shorts/Series
The short film category includes one episode of a series.

See Categories listing for definitions and additional explanations.

AWARD ANNOUNCEMENTS & PROMOTION
Finalists will be announced February 13th and the winners will be announced at an awards ceremony held in Utah in March 2017. The Impact Award will be announced at that time. Press releases will be sent to international wire services and to the trades. A laureate will be sent to winning contacts following the awards presentation. Utah Film Award® winners may refer in advertising and publicity to the fact that they are a Utah Film Award ® winner and, for one year after the award was bestowed, may use a replica of the Utah Film Award ® award or the Utah Film Award ® logo in such advertising. A ® registration mark must accompany the use of the award.

Background Summary (Required)
In order to better assist the jury, we ask for a synopsis of entries. This should not exceed 200 words and will be seen by the judges to evaluate your submission.

All submissions also are required to submit the following on WithoutABox.com
- Project link
- Password (if applicable)
- Email
- Phone number
- 1 Promotion Graphic (min)
- Credits

TRANSLATION (REQUIRED IF NOT IN ENGLISH)
Productions not produced in the English language must have either subtitles or overdubbing in English (preferred) or a detailed synopsis and translation of the first and last 10 minutes of the entry in English submitted during the online entry process.
The translation must be submitted digitally either in the translation box provided on the online entry form or as a word document or a pdf. We will not accept translations in any other format.

CREDITS
When submitting your credits, be aware that if your entry is a winner, the name of the category, and title of the entry will appear on the award which is given to each winning entry. We also include the year of the competition. Finalists, when notified, will be given the opportunity to update and correct credits. However, if no corrections are made, credits listed during the entry process will be considered the credits of record.

DISPOSITION OF ENTRY/ERRORS & OMISSIONS
Promotional materials submitted may be displayed, shown, for educational and/or promotional purposes as Workman Productions® deems appropriate . By entering, the entrant agrees to hold Workman Productions ® and any of its affiliated companies exempt from any costs or expenses of any claim arising out of any such use. Workman Productions will never sell entries nor make entries available for public viewing.

Workman Productions ® assumes no responsibility for the acts or omissions of those individuals or entities submitting entries pursuant to this notice. All submitting entities and/or individuals are advised to review submissions with respect to correct name credits and other information.

GENERAL RULES

We're always at your disposal. If you need additional assistance or have any questions, concerns, or suggestions, please contact our customer service (UtahFilmAwards@gmail.com). You can also call us at +1 (801) 472-7702.

Refund Policy: Because entries will have been processed and entered into the system, NO refunds will be granted.

Eligibility
To be eligible for the 2018 competition, entries must have been completed between January 31, 2016 and the deadline.

Projects from all over the world are eligible. Submissions DO NOT need to be made in Utah to qualify unless you are submitting in the MADE IN UTAH category.

Categories
Select the category that most closely relates to your submission's type of program. You may enter the same production or program in multiple categories, including cast and crew categories. There is an entry fee for each category you enter. Individual entries are evaluated for their intrinsic merits – without comparing them with others.

Each entry is, in effect, in competition with itself, and is measured by our international award-winning jury of experts using an industry-accepted standard of excellence. The Utah Film Awards reserves the right to expand and reduce the number of finalist in each category including, but not limited to, cancelling categories if there are no submissions that meet our standards of excellence.

A performer/on-air personality may enter multiple achievements in a performing category if the achievements are for different programs.

Screenplays
Submissions for SCREENPLAY must include a pdf of the screenplay. We accept produced and un-produced screenplays. The work is being judged on the writing rather than the finished film.

Shorts/Series
The short film category includes one episode of a series.
See Categories listing for definitions and additional explanations.

Award Announcements & Promotion
Finalists will be announced February 28th and the winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in Utah in April 2018. The Impact Award will be announced at that time.

Press releases will be sent to international wire services and to the trades. A laureate will be sent to winning contacts following the awards presentation. Utah Film Award® winners may refer in advertising and publicity to the fact that they are a Utah Film Award ® winner and, for one year after the award was bestowed, may use a replica of the Utah Film Award ® award or the Utah Film Award ® logo in such advertising. A ® registration mark must accompany the use of the award.

Background Summary (Required)
In order to better assist the jury, we ask for a synopsis of each entry. This should not exceed 200 words and will be seen by the judges to evaluate your submission.
All submissions also are required to submit the following on FilmFreeway.com
Project link
Password (if applicable)
Email
Phone number
One Promotion Graphic (min)
Credits - Specify in the FilmFreeway credits who is being evaluated with their real name (not character name). Example John Doe - Lead Actor, Jane Doe - Composer, Mike Doe - Editor, Awesome Company - Visual Effects. (Key Cast & Crew are not accepted)

Translation (Required if not in English)
Productions not produced in the English language must have either subtitles or overdubbing in English (preferred), or a detailed synopsis and translation of the first and last ten minutes of the entry in English submitted during the online entry process.
The translation must be submitted digitally either in the translation box provided on the online entry form or as a word document or a pdf. We will not accept translations in any other format.

Credits
When submitting your credits, be aware that if your entry is a winner, the name of the category, and title of the entry will appear on the award which is given to each winning entry. We also include the year of the competition. Finalists, when notified, will be given the opportunity to update and correct credits. However, if no corrections are made, credits listed during the entry process will be considered the credits of record.

Disposition of Entry / Errors & Omissions
Promotional materials submitted may be displayed or shown, for educational and/or promotional purposes as Workman Productions® deems appropriate. By entering, the entrant agrees to hold Workman Productions ® and any of its affiliated companies exempt from any costs or expenses of any claim arising out of any such use. Workman Productions ® will never sell entries nor make entries available for public viewing.
Workman Productions ® assumes no responsibility for the acts or omissions of those individuals or entities submitting entries pursuant to this notice. All submitting entities and/or individuals are advised to review submissions with respect to correct name credits and other information.


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Terms and Conditions

TRANSLATION (REQUIRED IF NOT IN ENGLISH)
Productions not produced in the English language must have either subtitles or overdubbing in English (preferred) or a detailed synopsis and translation of the first and last 10 minutes of the entry in English submitted during the online entry process.
The translation must be submitted digitally either in the translation box provided on the online entry form or as a word document or a pdf. We will not accept translations in any other format. If the film is any language other than English the film must come with English subtitles

CREDITS
When submitting your credits, be aware that if your entry is a winner, the name of the category, and title of the entry will appear on the award which is given to each winning entry. We also include the year of the competition. Finalists, when notified, will be given the opportunity to update and correct credits. However, if no corrections are made, credits listed during the entry process will be considered the credits of record.

DISPOSITION OF ENTRY/ERRORS & OMISSIONS
Promotional materials submitted may be displayed, shown, for educational and/or promotional purposes as Workman Productions® deems appropriate . By entering, the entrant agrees to hold Workman Productions ® and any of its affiliated companies exempt from any costs or expenses of any claim arising out of any such use. Workman Productions will never sell entries nor make entries available for public viewing.

Workman Productions ® assumes no responsibility for the acts or omissions of those individuals or entities submitting entries pursuant to this notice. All submitting entities and/or individuals are advised to review submissions with respect to correct name credits and other information.