Open Show Deadlines, Time Limits and Eligibility

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4:00 PM (Pacific Time), Friday, April 12, 2024

There are no extensions to the film deadline.

Time Limits

  • BFA1: 1 minute, 30 seconds maximum
    • Black and white
    • No sync sound (adding sound effects and music in post-production is fine)
  • BFA2: 2 minutes, 30 seconds maximum
  • BFA3: 4 minutes maximum
  • BFA4: 7 minutes maximum

Films not adhering to these requirements will be included in the Open Show, but will not be eligible for judging for the Producers’ Show. Time limits include all titles and credits. Film time limits are bound to the year-level they were started in.


BFA1-4 students enrolled in the Character Animation program during the 2023-24 academic year are eligible to submit their films.

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