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Monday, October 23rd, 12:00pm

What does “hope” mean to you? Make a 60 second film and submit it to our first Video Art + Film Festival: La Esperanza by Monday, October 23 at 12pm. Films will be reviewed by a panel of judges from the El Segundo and Los Angeles arts community who will decide which films will be featured at the screening event at ESMoA on Saturday, November 4, 2017.

Films will be judged on the following criteria:

Creativity & Originality – Does the film exhibit originality? Does the film use imaginative and creative ways to convey the theme?

Message – Is the message clear and directly related to the theme of “hope”?

Technique – This criteria can be defined broadly by the use of audio, visuals, and technical skills.

Engagement – Does this entry stimulate thoughts and ideas? Does the film provoke an emotional response?

Festival Attendees will vote for their favorite film and awards will be announced at the screening. All ages are welcome to submit a film to [email protected].

Awards + Prizes: Information about awards + prizes forthcoming.

Submission Criteria:

  • The video must be 60 seconds (not including credits).
  • Applicants may enter one (1) film for consideration.
  • All entries will be reviewed by ESMoA staff prior to jury selection.ESMoA’s decision will be final.
  • Films will be reviewed by a panel of judges, their decision will be final.

By submitting to this festival, you agree to allow the organizers of ‘ESMoA’s Video Art + Film Festival: La Esperanza’ to use your video, in part or whole, for presentation at the festival, as well as for promotional purposes prior to and after the event. Promotion may include using your video on our Youtube channel, Facebook and other media.

Download the  Criteria and Submission form

Admission: FREE