1. Student Super Shorts Official Rules
    **NEW** Submission Deadline –  October 24, 2016

Release waiver here
Judging Rubric 

General Rulz

  • Present your best and brightest idea.
  • We welcome edgy, thought-provoking ideas of all kinds.
  • No profanity. No hate. That stuff is so overused and boring, right?
  • Two minutes or less.
  • Mp4 or .Mov file format


The film’s director(s) must be currently enrolled in either Middle School or High School.

All music and other copyrighted material used in films must be properly licensed. No illegal music downloads.

All films must be in English or subtitled in English.


All films may be submitted into only one category:

  • Middle School*
  • High School*

*Content is open to all school types

Awards & Opportunities

Festival Awards – We’ll be announcing specific Jury Cash Awards at the 2016 Savannah Film Festival.

The winning shorts will be screened during The 2016 Savannah Film Festival

Film Submission:

Online Link: FilmFreeway, our submission site, will accept links to Vimeo and or YouTube videos for your submission.


If your film is selected to be part of the (S)3 Competition, you will be notified via email. You will also be notified by email if your film is not selected. Please make sure that you notify us if your email changes.

Film Distribution. Films selected for the (S)3 Competition may have the opportunity to take part in distribution opportunities. Distribution may include the Internet. See filmmaker release below for further information regarding distribution.


®2016 Student Super Shorts