Standard Submission
₹699per submission
(Full refund if not featured)
Short Film of the Year Deadline : Sep 30, 2021
This form is only for filmmakers based in India. For international submissions (submissions by NRIs included), please click here.
699 - Submission fee for below 15 minutes

Evaluation

1

Submit your Short Film

You have worked tirelessly on your short film, and it is finally complete. Share it with the world on Shorted and let it receive the recognition it deserves. Fill the form above to submit. You can submit Youtube, Vimeo or Google Drive links.

2

Review & Voting

All the short films that are selected get reviewed by our internal editorial team. It usually takes 8-10 days for the review process.The short film is evaluated on aspects like story, screenplay, production and performance. All shortlisted films with public links are placed in a queue to be voted on by users.The filmmaker will be notified when the voting begins. For private links, films will be reviewed only internally by the SHORTED team and are not open to voting. Please be assured that the private/public nature of your links does not affect your chances of winning the award.

3

Short Film Nominee

All selected films get reviewed and featured on the website in the 'Short Film Nominee' section. If your short film is not selected, your entire fee will be refunded. Please note only films that secure a minimum score of 6 will be awarded a certificate.

4

Short Film of the Day

All nominees with public links are placed in a queue to appear as 'Short Film of the Day'. SOTD is awarded based on the ratings given by the team. Your film competes with other films added around the same time. It usually takes 12-15 days for a nominee to show/or not show up as 'Short Film of the Day'.

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Short Film of the Month

Based on the combined score of our team's rating and user votes (in case of public links) or only the rating (in case of private links), the highest-scoring film will be awarded 'Short Film of the Month' (SOTM).. All submissions made between the first and the last day of the month are eligible for the award for that respective cycle. The result will be announced by the 15th of the following month. Please note that all SOTM entries are also eligible for 'Short Film of the Year'.

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Short Film of the Year

The submissions for 'Short Film of the Year, India 2021' (SOTY) close on September 30, 2021. All submissions made starting April, 2020 will be considered for the award. The SOTY winner will be chosen by a combined score of our team's rating and voting which will be opened to users in October 2021.

User Profile

Users have the opportunity to create their personal Shorted profile. It will be linked to all their submissions on Shorted as well as showcase additional information about their work.

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