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Theatrical: Trailer

Entries in this medium include video originally produced for television or online advertising. These entries may be longer than typical television spots and typically run two-and-a-half minutes.

See previous award winners in this medium here

Note: Entries in this medium should not be the teaser 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.