The FYI TV Network is looking for great outdoor films.

Calling all filmmakers, the FYI,™ TV Network, is looking for captivating & authentic short-films profiling real people with a real passion for the rugged outdoors. Whether it's outside your back door or around the next mountain, there's a reason you're willing to leave everything behind to follow your appetite for filmmaking and adventure. Capture a story that chronicles your outdoor adventures in a documentary-styled short film two minutes or less for the chance to win prizes. All winners will also have the chance for their short film to appear on national television.

Win cash prizes, a trip to Denver, and the chance to air your film on national television.

  • Grand Prize — $1,000 cash prize + an all-expenses-paid trip for 1 winner and their guest to attend the Outdoor Retailer Show in Denver, CO, the world’s leading business-to-business outdoor sports show where industry brands, retailers, reps, designers, suppliers, and leaders gather.

  • 1st Prize — $500 cash prize 

  • 2nd Prize — $250 cash prize and A+E Networks swag


How to Submit Your Film

  • The contest deadline has been extended from Dec 15, 2019, to January 5, 2020.

  • You will need to create a free Submittable account to submit your film. Click the submit button below to begin the process. 

  • You can only submit one (1) submission during this entry period.

  • Films must not exceed 2 minutes.



  

The FYI TV Network wants to see your best outdoor films. 

The FYI,™ TV Network is looking for captivating & authentic short-films profiling real people with a real passion for the rugged outdoors. Whether it's outside your back door or around the next mountain, there's a reason you're willing to leave everything behind to follow your appetite for adventure.

Win cash prizes, a trip to Denver, and the chance to air your film on national television. 

Tell us a story that chronicles your outdoor adventures in a micro-short documentary film for the chance to win prizes, including an all-expenses-paid trip for you and a guest to the Outdoor Retailer Show in Denver, CO, along with $1,000 cash. All winners will also have the chance for their short film to appear on national television. 

  • The contest deadline has been extended from Dec 15, 2019, to January 5, 2020.

  • Films should be micro-short documentaries that tell a story about anyone — yourself, a neighbor, or a community member — with a passion for the outdoors.

  • You can only submit one (1) submission during this entry period.

  • Films must not exceed 2:00 minutes.

  • There is no fee to submit.

  • Submitting work to this contest grants A+E networks a long-term license to use filmmaker content, but filmmakers retain full ownership of their work.

  • See Official Rules for more information.


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About FYI,™ on A+E Networks

FYI,™ inspires the ‘enthusiast’ in us all by highlighting those who live life to the fullest and pursue their passions and interests.  Bringing together in one place a range of enthusiast lifestyle genres – from cars to all things home, the great outdoors to the amazing stories behind collectibles and much more – FYI, takes viewers inside the worlds of passionate enthusiasts who live their lives on their own terms.


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