Please submit your films, under the following categories:

-- Stop-Motion 3 3/4 Action Figures: Produced, written or directed by media makers using 3 ¾ (1:18th scale) GI Joe action figures.

-- Stop-Motion 12" Figures: Produced, written or directed by media makers of using 12" (1:6th scale) GI Joe or Action Man action figures.

We will also award films under the following sub-categories: Best Drama, Best Action Scene, Best Documentary, Best Comedy, Best Vintage Film, Best Photography and Best Gory Film.



There are only TWO main rules for our Festival:

1- Your film MUST be shot using stop-motion technique. Puppetry, wires and live action could also be used as long as it does not comprise 30% of the entire film.

2- Your main character MUST be an official G.I. Joe action figure, created by Hasbro, Inc. or an Action Man figure, created by Palitoy. Other action figures, dolls and toys can be used for supporting roles.


All statements in this document are true. I certify that I have cleared all rights for this film and understand that no officers, employees, or agents of the GI JOE Stop Motion Film Festival can be held liable for the contents of or damage to the film while en route or otherwise during the course of the Festival's possession. For entries selected into the program, GI JOE Stop Motion Film Festival reserves the right to use images or content for marketing purposes. This may include the creation and internet posting of a trailer, unless otherwise requested. My entry into this competition grants the festival the rights that have been stated in these guidelines. Entry Fees include processing, preliminary and final judging. Entry fees are non-refundable.

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