SUBMIT YOUR LIVE ACTION OR ANIMATED FILM  FOR FREE!

Shorts released from Sep. 1st, '23 through Aug. 31st, '24 are eligible

* We're accepting submissions with only English content at this time. *


A unique event...

...and possibly the first of its kind!

We award budding artists & teams who've achieved high quality audio editing & mixing in their films & videos. When you want to make a difference, go to the source, right?

Cash awards up to $250 USD, gifts & more

Run by Professionals

Detailed feedback, technical advice

A nonprofit organization

Full awards details are here.

Top 5 Entrant Criteria

Individuals of any age may enter. Those under 18 must provide proof of signed consent from a parent or guardian.

Entries must be under 15 minutes in total run time, including all opening titles, closing credits & slides.

Entries must be an all-original story, whether a stand-alone show, a pilot or an episode from a series.

Entries must be free of extreme violence, sexuality or nudity, hate speech, racism, genderism, bigotry, drug use, etc., influenced by the MPAA's 'PG-13' rating.

Entries with content of any kind generated by artificial intelligence will be disqualified.

Rules & eligibility info is here.

OUR INAUGURAL YEAR!!!
Starting small, aiming BIG.

Watch this space for all top 10 nominees starting Sep 8th!

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SFAA's cash awards & operating costs are largely supported by gracious public fundraising through platforms such as these:

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