Lexus Charleston Fashion Week's® (CFW) 2017 fifth Annual Fashion + Film Competition begins Thursday, January 5, 2017 and ends Monday, February 27, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). By submitting an entry, each contestant agrees to the rules and regulations of the contest and states that they are 18 years old or older. Lexus Charleston Fashion Week® will be held March 14 – 18, 2017 under the tents in Marion Square, Charleston, South Carolina.
Films are judged and chosen by a panel of leading film professionals. Selection is based on an industry standard of criteria. Films must be a minimum of 2 minutes in length, and no longer than 7 minutes, with credits.
Select film(s) may be shown at the CFW event March 14 – 18, 2017 under the tents in Marion Square.
Lexus Charleston Fashion Week's® Fashion + Film Competition is a unique opportunity that supports and showcases a community of up-and-coming and undiscovered talent in the realm of fashion films. Our mission is to provide a platform for aspiring filmmakers to gain the attention of media, both locally and from around the country.
Winning filmmakers to receive the following:
• $200 cash prize to semifinalists, with $500 to Grand Prize Winner.
• Two tickets to the CFW show on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 or Thursday March 16, 2017 (at CFW’s sole discretion).
• Winning film(s) and/or a portion of the film(s) may be shown during CFW*
• Winning film(s) and/or a portion of the film(s) may be shown on CFW's YouTube channel.*
*Use of the film during Lexus Charleston Fashion Week® is at the sole discretion of CFW. If a film is selected to be shown during CFW, hi-resolution digital copy will need to be sent.