Submit your Short Film
Your Film is not accepted, if it
- Is illegal.
- Is involuntary pornography.
- Encourages or incites violence.
- Threatens, harasses, or bullies or encourages others to do so.
- Is personal and confidential information.
- Impersonates someone in a misleading or deceptive manner.
- Is spam.
If I’m accepted, can ClickShow guarantee that my film will go viral?
No, and no one can guarantee that your film will go viral. If anyone tells you differently, they’re simply lying. Number of views is no longer the goal for short films and it shouldn’t be yours. We look to connect your story with producers, agents, and others in the industry who can get you to the next step in your film career.
Will releasing my film online hurt my chances at film festivals?
This is one of the biggest scares for filmmakers (it was ours, too). So we did the research and found that 2/3rd’s of the top film festivals will accept online films. If you want to know about a specific festival, take a look at our Essential List of Festival Eligibility to see if the festivals you’re considering are online-friendly.
Do you accept film trailers?
Yes. Sending a trailer is a great way to get a film on our radar early so that we can best help coordinate a successful launch. If we like your trailer, we will tentatively accept it. You’ll then be asked to resubmit the final cut.
Do you accept incomplete films (for example, a film with scratch music)?
Yes. Sending an incomplete film is a great way to get a film on our radar early so that we can best help coordinate a successful launch. If we like your trailer, we will tentatively accept it. You’ll then be asked to resubmit the final cut.
Is ClickShow affiliated with Youtube or Vimeo or Dailymotion?
No. We operate independently and there is no connection between the three services. All curatorial and editorial decisions are made independently.
Where should I host my film for the submission?
We prefer films be uploaded to either Vimeo or YouTube. If your film is not yet released, be sure you keep your film private by setting a password on Vimeo or setting it to unlisted on YouTube.
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