2020 ESMoA Video Art + Film Festival

From July 13 to October 31, 2020
Established in 2017, the ESMoA Video Art + Film Festival is a free international festival inviting filmmakers of all ages and backgrounds to submit short films around a theme. This year, the Festival’s topic is RISEUP.
What does “RISEUP” mean to you?
RISEUP: wake up, take a stand, empowerment, freedom (of expression), change, development, elevate, overcome, moving forward, spread the wings, grow, strive, resist, support, hope, community, union, together, diversity, inclusion, etc.
Make a 60 second film and submit it to the ESMoA Video Art + Film Festival: RISEUP! Deadline for submissions is Saturday, October 31 2020 at 5pm PST.
Films will be reviewed by a panel of judges from the El Segundo and Los Angeles arts community who will decide which films will be featured at the screening event at ESMoA on Saturday, December 5, 2020.
All ages are welcome to submit films!
Submission Criteria:
The video must be no longer than 60 seconds (not including credits).
Applicants may enter one (1) film for consideration.
All entries will be reviewed by ESMoA staff prior to jury selection. ESMoA’s decision will be final.
Films will be reviewed by a panel of judges, their decision will be final.
By submitting to this festival, you agree to allow the organizers of ‘ESMoA Video Art + Film Festival: RISEUP’ to use your video, in part or whole, for presentation at the festival, as well as for promotional purposes prior to and after the event. Promotion may include using your video on our Youtube channel, Facebook and other media.
How to submit your short:
Send it to esmoafilmfestival@artlab21.org or
Submit it via FilmFreeway



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