The 1.4 Awards Show celebrates the world’s cleverest and most original short-form filmmakers.
It is simply about brilliant filmmaking.
 
Entries to be no longer than 20 minutes and have been made over the past 18 months. 
 
EARLYBIRD entries close September 30 2020
STANDARD entries open October 1, 2020
DEADLINE for entries is October 31, 2020
FINAL EXTENDED DEADLINE November 6, 2020
 
 
There are three showcases:
FLYING HIGH DIRECTORS (Established directors)
ON THE CUSP OF GREATNESS (Directors who have been directing for up to 4 years ) 
FILM SCHOOL AND NEWCOMER DIRECTORS (Unsigned and starting out filmmakers)


Judging Process:
1.4 and an advisory board of judges will select the Long List.
An international jury of curators and commissioners will then select a Shortlist from which there will be a final vote to select the Showcases.
Online laurels will be available for Shortlist and Showcase winners.
Medal winners will be selected by 1.4.
There is one Gold Medal award for Flying High Icon Award and the other gold and silvers will be awarded to fresh and fantastic new directors.


Celebration and ceremony:
The Showcases and Medal winners will be honoured at the 1.4 Virtual Awards Ceremony scheduled for early December.
Shortlisted and Showcase work will be shown in full-length (unless there are festival restrictions) on the 1.4 website.
Many of the shortlisted and showcased directors will be interviewed and featured on 1.4.