One Screen is the premier short film festival where the filmmaking and advertising worlds rub shoulders in a night of common creativity.

Early Bird Deadline
Nov. 26

Early Deadline Fee


Latin America
North America
Middle East/Africa

Genre Categories
Submit to one of the Genre categories and have your film compete against work of the same genre

Fiction: an original storyline involving a plot and characters
Comedy: an original storyline in which the main emphasis is on humor
Documentary: political, social or historic subject matter in a factual and informative manner
Music Video: promotional video for popular music genres
Animation: an original, animated short film or video sequence
Branded Content: a creative fusion of advertising and entertainment
Budget Under $10,000: films created for a budget under $10,000
Mobile Film: video entirely shot on a mobile device
Title/end credit sequences: a video that presents key production and cast members
VFX: films where imagery is created or manipulated outside the context of a live action shot
Experimental: filmmaking that explores alternatives to traditional narratives or methods
VR/AR/MR/: films shot in either 360 video or augmented reality
Foreign film: films shot and produced outside of the United States
Art Direction/Production Design: excellence in the overall visual look and feel
Sound design/Original Score: excellence in use of sound or music
Movie Poster: a poster used to promote and advertise a film
60 Second Films: films that run with a maximum 1 minute duration
Student: a film created by a student currently enrolled in school


Best Director: excellence in direction
Best Editor: excellence in editing
Best Writer: excellence in writing
Best Cinematographer: excellence in cinematography
Best Actor: excellence in acting

Director: directors with less than 3 years of experience
Writer: writers with less than 3 years of experience
Cinematographer: cinematographer with less than 3 years of experience



1) Films must be no longer than 15 mins in length.
2) International, non-english films must have english subtitles.
3) All entries that contain music must have obtained license for its use.
4) Entrants give the One Club authority to use submitted materials for promotional use on their various online properties.

File Specification Requirements: Videos: MOV or MP4 file, 16x9 format
1920x1080 resolution (1280x720 min) H264, less than 250MB

Digital Images: High res JPEG, 10MB max, RGB color mode,
longest side 500px min


Creative Awards

Best Director
Best Cinematographer
Best Editor
Best Writer
Best Actor

Emerging Awards

Best Emerging Director
Best Emerging Writer
Best Emerging Cinematographer

Genre Awards

Best Fiction
Best Comedy
Best Documentary
Best Music Video
Best Animation
Best Branded Content
Best Budget Under 10K
Best Mobile Film
Best Title/End Sequence
Best VFX
Best Experimental
Best Foreign Film
Best Art Direction/Design
Best Sound/Original Score
Best 60 Second Films
Best Movie Poster
Best Student

Regional Awards

North America
Latin America
Middle East/Africa


The One Club 212-979-1900
450 W 31st St, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10001