Submissions are now closed for the Star Wars Fan Film Awards 2016. Thank you to all who entered! Films are now being reviewed by our judges, with Audience Choice voting beginning June 1. See below for a complete schedule, and may the Force be with you!

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter contest between 2/18/16 at 12:00 p.m. PT and 4/24/16 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. & D.C., Canada (excluding Quebec) who are 13+, and to legal residents of the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico who are 18+ at time of entry. Limit 1 entry per person.

There are 7 Star Wars prize packs available to be won (ARV: US$250 each). See Official Rules for full details on how to enter, eligibility requirements, prize description and limitations. Void in Quebec and where prohibited.

Schedule //

CONTEST PERIOD

Begin Date & Time 12:00 p.m. P.T. February 18, 2016

End Date & Time 11:59 p.m. P.T. April 24, 2016


JUDGING PHASE

Begin Date & Time 12:00 p.m. P.T. April 25, 2016

End Date & Time 11:59 p.m. P.T. May 22, 2016


CATEGORY JUDGING PERIOD

Begin Date & Time 12:00 p.m. P.T. April 25, 2016

End Date & Time 11:59 p.m. P.T. June 19, 2016


VOTING PHASE

Begin Date & Time 12:00 p.m. P.T. June 1, 2016

End Date & Time 11:59 p.m. P.T. June 19, 2016


WINNER CONFIRMATION PERIOD

Begin Date & Time 12:00 p.m. P.T. June 24, 2016

End Date & Time 11:59 p.m. P.T. July 8, 2016


ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS

Begin Date & Time 12:00 a.m. P.T. July 15, 2016

End Date & Time 11:59 p.m. P.T. July 17, 2016

Additional Details //

Videos must be submitted in English, German or Spanish. Contestants submitting Videos that are not in English must submit English subtitles.

Film Judging Criteria

1. A clear grasp of animation and/or filmmaking as an art form (17%)

2. Quality of storytelling (17%)


3. Character development and character design (17%)


4. Voiceover and acting talent (17%)


5. Originality (17%)


6. Overall entertainment value (15%)