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Rushes Soho Shorts Festival 2012 Announce Call for Submissions

Rushes Soho Shorts Festival 2012 has opened for submissions for their 14th celebration of everything short.
Recognised internationally as a leading showcase of short films and renowned for its championing of emerging and established creative talent, the event, has built a phenomenal following and maintains a significant bridge between the independent and commercial filmmaking communities.
The annual not-for-profit festival celebrates the previous year’s best director in each of eight competitive categories.
Short Film Award – live action work under 15mins, from long standing filmmakers
Newcomer Award – live action work under 15mins, from new filmmakers
International Award – live action work under 15mins, from new and long standing filmmakers
Animation Award – animated work under 15mins from new and long standing filmmakers
Documentary Award – factual work under 15mins from new and long standing filmmakers
Music Video Award – promo work under 15mins from new and long standing filmmakers
Long Form Award – live action work under 30mins from new and long standing filmmakers
Pushing Boundaries Award – brilliantly creative, experimental work or branded content under 5mins from new and long standing filmmakers.
Work can be submitted at: and the competition entry fee is £15. Students £10. Films can be submitted up until April 5, with the shortlisted films being announced early in June.
The festival will open on Wednesday July 11 and will culminate, as is tradition, with the Rushes Awards on Thursday July 19. Rushes Soho Shorts has an open submissions policy for all programmes.Work should have been completed between 1st January 2011 and April 2012. Full terms and conditions are available on the entry site www.entries.sohoshorts.comand further information can be found at

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