Deadline for submissions is 23:59 UTC-4 (US Eastern Time) on 4 November 2016.
Is your preferred medium less than real-time? Submit works to this category that have been produced before showing.
- Submissions must be in the form of a final "rendered" work, provided in a common video format. Organizers may, but are not obligated to, contact the authors if the submitted work cannot be presented.
- All submissions must be original work that has not been previously released. A special exception is made for the ANSI/ASCII graphics competition (see compo-specific rules).
- Remote entries (submitted by a group which has no respresentatives present at the event) are accepted and will be eligible for prizes. Prizes will be delivered by standard US or international mail if a valid mailing address has been provided.
- Any content contained in a submission that is not the original work of the submission author(s) must have prior approval by its copyright owner. Submission of work to this competition affirms that all such approvals have been obtained.
- All submissions will be made available for unlimited public distribution by the organizers. Submission to this competition constitutes an agreement to such distribution.
- All submissions must adhere to the format requirements of the submission system, including required fields and maximum total submission size. Authors are strongly encouraged to review the submission system in advance of the competition deadline.
- Organizers reserve the right to reject submissions which contain unusually profane, disturbing, or shocking content.
- Organizers reserve the right to cancel, combine or split any categories for any reason.
- Organizers reserve the right to modify these rules at any time prior to the submission deadline.
- Any concerns not addressed by these rules are subject to decision by the organizers. All such decisions are final.
- Submissions may be of any length, however only up to the first five minutes of the video will be screened during the event.
- Submissions may be of any resolution and aspect ratio, but will be viewed at a maximum size of 1280x720 pixels with black letterboxing as necessary.
- Coordinate any special needs (additional libraries, special runtimes, etc.) with the organizers prior to the event.