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We understand that given COVID-19, some filmmakers will not be able to complete their films in time for the April 30th deadline. If you are unable to complete your film due to interruptions in production, please submit what you can. Incomplete projects will still be considered. If you submit an incomplete film, please provide a brief description as to why in the box provided. We are sending everyone healthy wishes. 

The AT&T Film Awards recognizes aspiring creators who are shaping the future of entertainment through innovative and immersive filmmaking while sharing their unique stories. We are supporting and rewarding excellence in filmmaking with $60,000 in cash and prizes.


Awarded to the top short film incorporating virtual reality.

Grand Prize Winner – $10,000 USD

Two Official Selections  – $2,500 USD each

  • Submissions will be accepted through April 30, 2020. 
  • There is no cost to enter, but you must be a legal U.S. resident. 
  • The maximum film length for all categories is 10 minutes.

Underrepresented Filmmaker Prize

Filmmakers submitting to this category are also eligible for the Underrepresented Filmmaker Prize. You will asked to check a box on this form indicating whether or not you are an underrepresented filmmaker and would like to be considered for this additional prize. Eligible filmmakers include people with disabilities, LGBTQ people, women, and people of color. One winner will be awarded $5,000.

View AT&T Film Awards FAQ 

View AT&T Film Awards Official Rules

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