'Cat Clips' Video Competition Now Accepting Entries

Do you have a cute cat you love showing off? 

February 12, 2018 - 1:06 pm

Do you have a cute cat you love showing off? 

Cat lovers are encouraged to submit their adorable amateur cat video footage for the 'Cat Clips' event on Wednesday, April 4 at Urban Chestnut Brewing Company in The Grove (4465 Manchester).

Proceeds go to the Animal House Cat Rescue and Adoption Center.

“Animal House, now in our 8th year of rescuing cats and kittens in desperate need in our community, is proud to partner with Cinema St. Louis and Urban Chestnut Brewing Company to showcase the cuteness of cats and, to support cat rescue. Everyone who participates will be helping to save lives. Fun with a mission!” says Brandyn Jones, Animal House Cat Rescue and Adoption Center Executive Director.

A $10 donation is required for each submission, and the deadline for submissions is Wednesday, February 28.

The judging panel will award a cash prize of $250 to the top clip of the evening, and award various prizes to second and third place clips.

Submit your Cat Clip HERE

Submission Guidelines

Those interested in participating must submit clips that meet the following criteria:

  • Run a maximum of 120 seconds, including credits (no minimum running time).
  • Contain no profane language or offensive imagery; if CSL and Animal House deem a work inappropriate for viewing by audiences of all ages, it will be eliminated from consideration.
  • All conceivable approaches – including experimental and narrative – are acceptable.
  • The clips can be shot in any film or video format, in either color or black-and-white.
  • Clips must have a production date no earlier than 2011.
  • In addition, the following conditions apply:
  • Clips must be an authentic, original works created by the contest entrants as the videographer.
  • Videographer must have secured rights to any music, words, or images used in the work.
  • Videographer will retain ownership rights to submitted works, but by submitting a clip to the competition, the owner grants Animal House the right to screen the work and use for future Animal House purposes. Submission of a clip does not guarantee its use.
  • All films must be submitted using FilmFreeway with a secure online screener link. An entry fee of $10 is required. All proceeds will help support the 'Help Us Heal' medical fund at Animal House. Submission deadline is February 28, 2018.

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