1) Make a live action film using one shot. This means no cuts whatsoever. Titles and credits are permitted, provided they are not part of the film’s narrative. (Please note: Animation entries will not be accepted, as by design, animation is more than one shot).

2) Films can be ANY genre. Music videos are not permitted to enter the competition.

3) The maximum duration for short films is 15 minutes (including titles and credits).
Feature films are also accepted but must be longer than 70 minutes in duration.

4) The film can be shot on any format – from 35mm to iPhone.

5) Your film must have been completed after 1st January 2015.

6) Film makers must own the legal rights to all music used in their film or have permission from the owners of the music.

7) Film makers must be over the age of 18.

8) The organisers of The One Shot Movie Competition reserve the right to use material from submitted films for promotion of the 2017 competition and for promotion of future One Shot Movie Competitions in perpetuity.

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