Finger Lakes TV is holding a Short Film Contest

Posted on November 7, 2013

Calling all short film makers!


Submit your original short film to Finger Lakes TV and qualify to win a $50 gift card.

All approved submissions will air on Finger Lakes TV December 26th – December 31st.

Films must be submitted by December 9, 2013


Contest Rule Rules and Guidelines


Top total score will win the contest. Each submitted production will be judged by three community judges each using a 20 point scale.

4 Points = Overall Original Concept

10 Points = Overall Creativity

6 Points = Overall Production Value


15 minutes or less. Productions over 15 minutes will be disqualified and not broadcast


DVD (no menu structure is required)

4×3 full screen format, with stereo 44100 or 48000 audio. Each submitting producer can choose if they want to produce their project in High Definition or Standard

Definition. Productions can be produced in either 16×9 or 4×3 ratios. However, the final

submission must be a DVD with 4×3 formating.

The means letter box your widescreen productions.

Who can enter?

This contest is open to all who work, study, live, and/or just do life in the Finger Lakes region of New York state. Limit 2 productions per producer.


All productions must be submitted to Finger Lakes TV by December 9, 2013.

Each producer must fill out a Finger Lakes TV submission form.

And the winner is….

The winning production will be announced on December 18, 2013

Broadcast Slots:

All approved submitted productions will air starting

December 26 – December 31, 2013.

Each producer will be notified by FLTV of their broadcast slot(s).

Copyrighted Materials:

If a production contains copyrighted materials (music or video clips for example) the producer is responsible for securing the licensing rights and providing copies to FLTV at time of submission.

Questions? Contact Kyle Krenzer – FLTV Production Director 585-394-9444