Ocean Short - Film Registration

Media Information:

All fields with a red * are required fields.



If not in English, submitter must provide an English version (subtitled or dubbed), AND an English copy of the script if entering into the writing category.

Length in Minutes:*
(Round to the nearest whole minute)

Completion Date:*
Entries must have been completed after January 1, 2012

Website Address:



100 words or less. We reserve the right to edit the synopsis.

Cover Image:

Images should be either jpeg or jpg and no larger than 5 MB

Production Credits:

Each credit for a section should be on a different line.
Use a comma to separate a person and his/her title if the title is different from the one listed. Do not use ALL CAPS or Italics:



Production Company:

Co-production Companies:



Art Director(s):


Sound Recordist(s):

Sound Editor(s):

Sound Mixer(s):

Original Music:

Effects Editor(s):



Other Credits:

Contact Information

List the contact information. If you do not enter a first/last name, you must enter the name of the company.














Submission Guidelines:

--There is no entry fee for submission.

--Entries for the LIVING OCEANS FILM SHOWCASE are invited from media producers from around the world. Media submitted may be of any length, may originate in any digital media format and be fictional or non-fictional. Motion picture programs must have mixed (mono/stereo) audio track on both channels, must be an English version (dubbed or subtitled), and programs with visible time-code will not be accepted.

--Entries must be completed since January 1, 2012, but need not have been broadcast/presented prior to submission.

--Submissions in all official UN languages (English, French, Mandarin, Russian, Arabic and Spanish) and Swahili, are welcomed. Programs in a language other than English must be subtitled in English for Festival presentation.

--Eligible entries will complete submission form via JHFestival.org.

--Entries will be uploaded to a private and secure Vimeo channel for judging.

Rights & Clearances:

LIVING OCEANS FILM SHOWCASE requires all applicants to secure music and talent rights to their films for festival exhibition & screenings. It is the sole responsibility of the entity submitting the project to secure permission from the copyright holders of all materials included in the program. JHWFF/LIVING OCEANS FILM SHOWCASE will not be held responsible for any inclusion of uncleared copyrighted materials in entries.

Terms & Conditions:

By submitting an entry for the LIVING OCEANS FILM SHOWCASE to the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, entrants agree that they have read and agree to abide by the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival submission rules, that all information contained in application is true and correct, and that they are authorized to submit the film to the Festival for inclusion in free public screening showcase events. LIVING OCEANS FILM SHOWCASE is hereby granted the right to utilize a 2-minute excerpt from any film submitted and selected for exhibition at the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival & Conservation Summit, for promotional purposes, and on the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival and LIVING OCEANS FILM SHOWCASE websites/webpages. Submissions selected for exhibitions will be shown at LIVING OCEANS FILM SHOWCASE screenings. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival and LIVING OCEANS FILM SHOWCASE from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.

All submissions will be retained permanently by the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival for educational, promotional, traveling festival, and archival library purposes. Promotional segments of any film submitted will not exceed two minutes in length.

The Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival is not responsible for any copyright infringement resulting from free public screenings in association with the LIVING OCEANS FILM SHOWCASE. Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival reserves the right to make additional dubs for the above listed purposes.

By accepting these terms you agree to the following: I have read the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival rules and agree to abide by them. To the best of my knowledge, all information contained herein is true.

Rights & Releases

The Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival LIVING OCEANS FILM SHOWCASE reserves the right to use portions of the media submitted to JHWFF for promotional purposes. JHWFF reserves the right to screen and display submissions at festival events, and showcase finalists and award winners at educational, free-to-the-public events and through non-exclusive digital distribution on the internet. No fees are paid for media selected to screen or be displayed in the events described above.


JHWFF reserves the right to copy media submitted to the film competition for use by the JHWFF, including public display and screenings during events for the Jackson Hole community and the LIVING OCEANS FILM SHOWCASE screening tour. A digital copy may be archived in the Festival's Video Library (for archival, reference and educational purposes).

Should an entry be selected as a category finalist, a high-resolution DVD or digital file will be needed for a featured screening during the JHWFF (High Definition files on an external drive are preferred). JHWFF reserves the right to archive in perpetuity a copy of all category finalists. JHWFF also reserves the right to include nominated or finalist motion pictures in free WILD on tour showcase events, to be held in public venues around the world.

Shipping Details

Entrants are responsible for shipping charges and insurance for submitting entry materials. All screening copies of motion picture submissions will be retained by JHWFF unless otherwise requested. Those who request the return of screening copies are responsible for return shipping costs and customs clearances.

Certification of Entrant

The media competition submitter certifies that the media being entered into competition is/are not subject to any litigation, nor is any litigation threatened. Also, he/she must understand that participation in the LIVING OCEANS FILM SHOWCASE implies full acceptance of the above terms and conditions.

* I Agree, to the terms and conditions provided by JHWFF.