2nd Sorok Short Film Fest

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 Unknown 0 Comments

Sorok Uni Foundation Inc. is once again calling all local film makers to start submitting your entries for the 2nd Sorok Short Film Festival. This competition aims to raise awareness in reaching out to our forgotten neighbors. With the theme, "Tubig ng Buhay", create an exceptional 5-minute film with water and life combined as main elements. A P500 registration fee is required to enter the competition. Upload your entry on YouTube then fill out the Film Submission Report before submitting it via email. Give it your best shot for a chance to win cash prizes worth P100,000, P50,000 and P30,000 respectively. There will also be a P10,000 cash for the Special Award. All prizes are tax-FREE. Do note that all winning entries will be owned by Sorok Uni Foundation.


Contest Requirements:
  • All local, aspiring, and student film makers
  • P500 or USD 15 registration fee
Contest Mechanics:
  1. Log on to sorokuni.org/ssff and download the entry form and Film Submission Report (FSR), You may also download it via Sorok Short Film Festival Facebook fanpage
  2. Registration Guidelines
    • Pay the registration fee through any of the payment facilitis. Registration fee is non-refundable
      • Bank of the Philippine Islands . 4991 0032 96 . Sorok Uni Foundation Inc.
      • Western Union c/o Alberto Patdo Jr. (Authorized Representative of Sorok Uni)
      • GCASH 09175316865(PesoOnly)
    • Send your Entry Form and Copy of your proof of payment (deposit slip or MTCN for Western Union) via email at sorok.ssff@gmail.com
    • A reply will be sent to your email and/or mobile number indicating your Entry Control Number (ECN) i.e. SSFF-15-0000
  3. Entry Guidelines
    • Films should portray the meaning of the theme: "Tubig ng Buhay"
    • Films should not exceed 15 minutes in length, including credits
    • Film must be in DVD or AVI format
    • Films should include movie rating of PG (Parental Guidance)
    • Films should be in English or any language but with English subtitle
  4. Submission Guidelines
    • Upload your Film Entry in YouTube with ECN_Film Title within the submission date
      • Example: SSFF-15-0001_Tubig Ng Buhay
    • Once uploaded, fill up the Film Submission Report and send thru email at sorok.ssff@gmail.com
    • The organizers shall send a confirmation message to your email and/or mobile number that the FSR and film has been received and validated
    • Ensure all requirements have been accomplished and completed
      • Entry Form
      • Copy of Valid ID
      • Proof of Payment
      • Film Submission Report
      • Film uploaded on Youtube 
  5. You will be notified thru email and text message to submit original copies of your entries in .avi data file on DVD Format or directly to DVD
  6. Winners will be notified of your selection thru email and text message to attend the Awarding Ceremony
  7. Judging Criteria
    • 50% Content: (Originality, Creativity, Story, Coherence)
    • 30% Technical Excellence: (Cinematography, Sound Design and Soundtrack, Visual Creativity, Editing, Use of Props)
    • 20% Overall Viewer's Impression: (Most number of Likes in Youtube and SSFF Facebook Page)
  8. Sorok Uni Foundation will retain ownership of all the winning entries
  9. All prizes are tax-FREE
  10. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period: Deadline for submission of entries until August 31, 2015
  • September 26, 2015 - Awarding Ceremony
Contest Prize:
  • 1st Prize - P100,000
  • 2nd Prize - P50,000
  • 3rd Prize - P30,000
  • Special Award - P10,000
  • All prizes are tax-FREE
  • Online submission 
  • CASH prize
  • P500 or USD 15 registration fee
For more info, log on to facebook.com/sorokshortfilmfest or sorokuni.org/ssff