Iowa Thespian FilmWorks
On Friday afternoon at festival, delegates will have the chance to see select short films from the Individual Event competition. The short films presented in the FilmWorks event will be previewed and critiqued by judges prior to festival. Films must be submitted online by November 1 to be critiqued by judges prior to the state festival. Students may use the online form below to submit the URL on YouTube. Be sure to mark your video’s YouTube privacy setting as either Public or Unlisted to the URL may be shared with judges. Short Films that receive “Superior” ratings also qualify for the International Thespian Excellence Awards competition at the International Thespian Festival.
In Short Film, the skills measured are:
Films can be no longer than five minutes plus one minute for credits. Films must be of original content and may be a collaboration among entrants.
Short Film Execution: Entrant must demonstrate:
Short Film Requirements: