There will be separate categories for Students and Professionals. This is a team based competition comprising of up to 3 people in a team.
The theme will be revealed prior to the start of the competition.
Organizers will provide A4 papers, storyboard panels, pen/pencil and other necessary materials.
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You need to Register here for the competition and follow all the relevant guidelines.
The competition has two separate categories – Students and Professionals. Be sure to select the appropriate category while filling the Registration Form. If you are a part-time student and part-time working professional, you will qualify under the Student Category.
Participants must share a link to their work in the Registration Form to be selected for the competition. Only the best of the best will be selected for the competition.
Good old notepad and a pen should be enough. Some blank sheets & pencil in case you are supporting your story with some drawings.
There is no theme as such for this competition.
Story Writing Competition competition will be begin on Saturday, May 19 Saturday at 8:00 AM. Check in will start at 7:00 AM and close at 7:45 AM.
Yes, you can but avoid duplication of similar entries. Finalists will be shortlisted post the registration deadline on May 10, 2018..
Yes, we would provide food, arrangements to relax/rest and other material required for the competition.
It is a team competition and you can tag along your partner who can complement your skills.
A maximum of 3 individuals can form 1 team. Super-humans who can handle the writing and drawing both can participate alone as well.
The teams are expected to conceive a short story specifically written for an animation short within the given set of rules and parameters. It will be a 24-hour competition. Within the 24 hours, the teams are expected to write the story and draw storyboard panels. The story and the drawings must be submitted before the cut-off time. After which, each team will get a chance to pin their storyboards on a given wall and every team will get 4 minutes to pitch their story to the jury members.
Don’t worry. Both will be seen separately and will not obstruct each other.
As long as they are helping in pitching the story to the jury members, we are ok even with scribbles drawings and this will not affect the merit of the idea.
It is not a test of creative-writing skills like it is typically seen. As long as you can conceive a wonderful story that can be adapted for an animated short film and are able to pitch it with the help of storyboards, you are good.