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The SAG Foundation is now accepting submissions from filmmakers residing in all states west of the Mississippi for its April 2015 Los Angeles Short Film Showcase.

Submission deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. If you submitted to the New York SAG Foundation showcase, you are ineligible to submit to the Los Angeles showcase.

Webseries produced under a union contract are also eligible for consideration. Please submit one or two episodes. There is no entry fee, nor is there a cost to attend the screening, which is held in Los Angeles twice a year.

All shorts MUST be produced under a SAG-AFTRA Short Film, SAG-AFTRA Student Agreement or SAG-AFTRA New Media contract, not run more than 20 minutes, including credits – no exceptions, and be completed films. Previously submitted films are eligible for re-submission.

The showcase is open to all types of cinematic expression and is designed to encourage union members and others to create their own projects. In addition to the screening, the evening includes a Q&A with the directors and producers, and an opportunity to network with those in attendance.

The SAG Foundation is taking online submissions only at

Filmmakers must provide project’s SAG-AFTRA production number. If the short film was created when the filmmaker was a student at USC, UCLA, Chapman or AFI, then the submission does not need a production number. Please make a note of the school affiliation with the submission.

For questions regarding your SAG-AFTRA production number, please call the SAG-AFTRA office at (323) 954-1600. For any other questions please email

You will only be notified if your film has been selected for the screening.

The SAG Foundation is accepting shorts from filmmakers currently residing from the following states: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

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