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Theatrical: Teaser

Entries in this medium are for videos that serve to “tease” the audience about an upcoming film release. They may be presented on multiple platforms and are typically the first piece released in a marketing campaign. 

See previous award winners in this medium here

Note: Entries in this medium should not be the film trailer and should only be submitted into one genre type.

Entry Type

  • Theatrical - This refers to new movie titles released in theaters, at a film festival, or theater-at-home, and/or any film that is Academy Award eligible. This also refers to any entries promoting a movie studio.

Genre Types

  • Action/Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Documentary
  • Drama
  • Family/Animation
  • Independent (Under $10 Million)
  • International
  • Mixed Genre
  • Thriller/Horror
  • Other


Entry Fees

Mar 3rd - May 14th: $325

May 15th - July 16th: $375

July 17th - Aug 20th: $425

Please note that prices increase based on the deadline period.  See the Entry Fees section for details.


This medium type is not eligible for campaign entries.


Required Media

  • Image (1)
  • Video (1)

Optional Media

  • PDF (1)

For details on the specific media requirements please see the Media Requirements section.

For judging purposes, please submit your entry in English.  Non-English entries must be dubbed in English.  In addition, you must also provide an English translation in the “English-Language Translation” box on the entry form.