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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. This is a competitive category.

NOTE: If you are an educator or student submitting in the Student Fee, you MUST upload a copy of your student/faculty ID to your filmmaker profile on FilmFreeway to receive the discounted submission fee. Films submitted with the student fee that do not include a copy of your student/faculty ID will be disqualified..

Regular Submission Deadline
Standard: $50 USD
Student: $25 USD

Extended Submission Deadline
Standard: $60 USD
Student: $30 USD


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 home town 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 competitive category.

NOTE: If you are an educator or student submitting in the Student Fee, you MUST upload a copy of your student/faculty ID to your filmmaker profile to receive the discounted submission fee. Films submitted with the student fee that do not include a copy of your student/faculty ID will be disqualified.

Regular Submission Deadline
Standard: $25 USD
Student: $10 USD

Extended Submission Deadline
Standard: $35 USD
Student: $10 USD


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 home town 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 competitive category. NOTE: If you are an educator or student submitting in the Student Fee, you MUST upload a copy of your student/faculty ID to your filmmaker profile to receive the discounted submission fee. Films submitted with the student fee that do not include a copy of your student/faculty ID will be disqualified.

Regular Submission Deadline
Standard: $25 USD
Student: $10 USD

Extended Submission Deadline
Standard: $35 USD
Student: $10 USD


Best on the Border

Award: Best on the Border Trophy

Will a Tennessee film or Virginia film take the trophy this year?