Starting June 7, Filmsupply Edit Fest will kick off its annual 30-day editing competition, providing editors with the opportunity to break through as storytellers and showcase their talent as editors through an original Movie Trailer, Title Sequence, or Advertisement. Participating editors will compete to create the best edit, and win over $50,000 in pizes.

The 2022 Edit Fest is centered on telling stories focused on the human experience in the most powerful way. Editors will have access to Filmsupply's full cinematic footage catalog and a curated Musicbed playlist to help create their original edit for one of the three categories. Your edit will be judged by a panel of industry-leading professionals.  

You can download the starter kits for free here and start working on your project for Edit Fest. Submissions open on June 7 and close on July 7, giving you a full month to bring your creative vision to life.

Voting for People's Choice will run from July 11 until July 21, and the panel of judges will announce the winners of Best Movie Trailer, Title Sequence, and Advertisement on July 28.

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What Can the Best Edit Win? 

The winners of the Best Edit in the three main categories will win: 

  • $1,500 Filmsupply onsite licensing credit
  • $1,500 Musicbed onsite licensing credit 
  • All-expenses paid trip to Sundance Film Festival
  • Mackie Editing Suite bundle
  • An Elgato Stream Deck XL
  • Boris FX Suite Annual Subscription
  • An Edit Fest Trophy
  • Recognition in Post Magazine

The winner of People's Choice will win: 

  • $1,500 Filmsupply onsite licensing credit
  • $1,500 Musicbed onsite licensing credit 
  • Recognition in Post Magazine

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Meet the judges

This year's list of judges includes:

  • Victor Jory—Editor (Audi, Star Wars, Marvel, and True Detective)
  • Andrew Morrow—Editor and Writer (Beats by Dre, Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé, and various projects on Disney+)
  • Heidi Berg—Director and Creative Director (Google, Nike, Ratched, and Pose)
  • Ellie Johnson—Editor, tenthree, Cartel (VW, McDonald's, and Uber Eats)
  • Caitlyn Greene—Director and Editor represented by Voyager (The Jinx and projects for YouTube and Mercedes-Benz)
  • Jet Omoshebi—Senior Colourist, Goldcrest Post (The Witched, The Undoing, and The Night)
  • Belén Palos—Head of Production, Glassworks Amsterdam (The Kid Who Would Be King, Adidas, Khruangbin) 
  • Dallas Taylor—Owner and Creative Director, Defacto Sound (Alfa Romeo, Puma, HBO, Netflix) 
  • Urs Furrer—Senior VFS Supervisor, Lead Compositor, Glassworks Amsterdam (Apple, Toyota, Xbox)
  • Kya Lou—Colorist, owner of COLOURED ONLY, represented by MakeMake x Primary (Square, Adidas, Snapchat, VRBO)
  • Carla Luffe—Editor, Cabin Edit (The Guilty, Volvo, Vogue, Lacoste)
  • Doron Dor—Editor, Creative Director (Ratched, The Morning Show, Microsoft, Sony)
  • Sam Rinebold—Producer, Defacto Sound (Nike, Bethesda, Under Armour)
  • OMOTESANDO—Directing Duo, represented by PRI

Your final cut will be graded based on the following: Concept, Storytelling, Emotion, and Craft. After the panel of judges has scored submissions, Filmsupply will announce the winners for Best Movie Trailer, Best Title Sequence, and Best Advertisement—and unveil the People's Choice recipient.

Those who are interested in submitting a project to Filmsupply’s Edit Fest can do so here. Submissions are open now and will be accepted until July 7, 2022. 

Visit the official Filmsupply Edit Fest page for more information about this year’s competition.

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