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Ignite FAQ

Sundance Ignite FAQs for Application
How old do I have to be to participate?
Eligible participants must be between the ages of 18-24 as of August 15, 2018.
Is there a timeframe my work needs to be completed in?
All work must be completed between Sept. ‘17 and Sept ‘18.
What video formats can I use?
We accept .MPG, .MOV and MP4s. The minimum video time is one minute. The maximum video time is eight minutes.
What tools can I use to create work?
You may use any filmmaking tools you choose. If you need a free film editing tool that you can use on a mobile device, you might try Premiere Clip (Down
Can I submit a film that I created with a crew?
Yes, however, you must be the film’s director to be eligible for the Sundance Ignite fellowship.
What if we have co-directors, can more than one director be considered?
Only one director per submission can be considered for the Ignite Fellowship. If two or more directors are identified, the director that completed the
submission will be eligible and considered for the Fellowship.