I want to enter work I’ve just completed, however, the web spot is embargoed for a few days after the entry deadline. Can I enter/pay before deadline but wait until the embargo lifted?

We suggest uploading an mp4 file instead of a sharing link (password or not) as initial reviews will start soon after entry deadline of March 31st Midnight ET. This way SHOOT Editors would be able to see it inside our secure system if comes up for review before the your embargo date and you’re assured […]

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How to add work to an existing NDS Directors Entry

To add work to an existing entry go to https://nds.shootonline.com/nds/my-entries and click view under the director listing: If you still have videos left, simply click on Add Video: And just select which Director the video belongs to, and fill in the necessary fields. Also of interest: Creating an NDS Entry

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How to create a New Directors Entry and Videos

Here are step-by-step instructions on creating an SHOOT NDS Entry and adding Videos to the entry.* *This FAQ assumes that you’ve already paid your $95.00 NDS Entry fee and registered on our site. 1) If you’ve just made your purchase, click on My Membership Area: Then click on the My NDS Entries tab: Alternatively, you can go […]

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I have never directed any type of advertising or entertainment professionally but I have been self funding and making my shorts since 2010. Does this disqualify me to enter ‘The New Directors Search’?

You’re not disqualified unless you you received payment(s) from any professional company/organization for any work you directed prior to 3 years back and/or received payments for showing any work you directed prior to 3 years back. In other words, receiving payment for your work prior to 3 years back disqualifies you. If you’re still not […]

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How will I know if my entry is selected or not?

For a few weeks after the March 31st deadline, entered work in the New Directors Search is reviewed by The Editors of SHOOT with input from agency and studio creatives & heads of production, as well as production company heads and established directors. After this review, SHOOT will notify, via email, everyone who entered whether […]

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How am I sure that all of my submission info has been received? 

For entries & uploaded videos: Our system automatically issues confirmation emails for purchases and entry information to the person’s email who created the entry. Check your spam folder if you did not receive. If not there. Log in at http://shootonline.com and in your MY MEMBERSHIP area click on My NDS Entries tab.  Here you can review […]

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When do you announce the directors selected into the NDS Showcase?

All entrants will be notified via email in mid-April if they have been selected or not. Then SHOOT will issue a publicity release on the SHOOT Publicity Wire service with selected directors listed (2014 release here http://shootonline.com/spw/shoot-magazine-unveils-2014-12th-annual-new-directors-showcase-lineup-debut-screening-take-place) If you are selected, the email you receive will have full details on what you will need to […]

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