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Categories

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories.

Feature Films

Cash Award Value: 200 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules: Films submitted in this category must have a total run time (including end credits) between 75 and 155 minutes in length. All genres are acceptable.

Students and educators receive discounted rates. (Contact Program Director at pushfilm@believeinbristol.org for student film pricing and instructions.)

Early Bird Deadline – $30
Regular Deadline – $40
Late Deadline – $50

Virginia Films and Filmmakers

Cash Award Value: 200 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules: Films submitted in this category must match at least one of the following two criteria: 1- Film was shot (in part or in whole) in the state of Virginia 2- Film was made by a filmmaker whose hometown or current residence is in the state of Virginia Films of any length and genre are accepted.

Submissions will not be returned. This is a competition category. Students and educators receive discounted rates. (Contact Program Director at pushfilm@believeinbristol.org for student film pricing and instructions.)

Early Bird Deadline – $15
Regular Deadline – $20
Late Deadline – $25

Tennessee Films and Filmmakers

Cash Award Value: 200 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules: Films submitted in this category must match at least one of the following two criteria: 1- Film was shot (in part or in whole) in the state of Tennessee 2- Film was made by a filmmaker whose hometown or current residence is in the state of Tennessee Films of any length and genre are accepted.

Submissions will not be returned. This is a competition category. Students and educators receive discounted rates. (Contact Program Director at pushfilm@believeinbristol.org for student film pricing and instructions.)

Early Bird Deadline – $15
Regular Deadline – $20
Late Deadline – $25

Short Films

Cash Award Value: 200 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules: Films submitted in this category must have a total run time (including end credits) of less than 28 minutes. All genres are acceptable. This is a competitive juried category.

This is a competition category. Students and educators receive discounted rates. (Contact Program Director at pushfilm@believeinbristol.org for student film pricing and instructions.)

Early Bird Deadline – $15
Regular Deadline – $20
Late Deadline – $25

Audience Choice

Cash Award Value: 200 U.S. Dollar

The most popular film of the festival, as selected by audience members.

Best in Show

Award: Best in Show Trophy

The overall best competition film from all submission categories.