15-second Film Festival

Welcome FCP 2022-2023 attendees.

Every year we’ve had a 15-second film festival. A chance to create a movie from 15-60 seconds, something original and win prizes.

This year, we accepted submissions at the in-person stops of the FCP Global Summit Tour and the FCP Virtual Day. Submissions are now close and winners will be announced at the Film Festival Screening on January 23rd at 5 pm PT / 8 pm ET.

Here are the details:

The in-person festival submissions are now closed, but there is one more chance to enter for the FCP Virtual Day!

The 15 Second Film Festival Virtual Day has some key restrictions :

  • You have to attend the the FCP Virtual Day
  • Deadline to submit is Sunday January 22nd at 11:59 pm ET.
  • Your film has to be under 60 seconds.
  • It has to be new/original work (it can’t have been used for other works)
  • You must say the word “FCP” or “Final Cut Pro” in your film
  • You have to cut your project in Final Cut Pro (and submit a screenshot of the timeline)

Link to submit: https://bit.ly/FCP2022filmfestivalsubmission


Winners will be announced at the final Film Festival Screening on Monday January 23rd at 5 pm PT / 8 pm ET. Join the Zoom screening through the event platform.


Video editor illustration

Be Daring - Aim to fail!

Don’t worry about success.
Think of this as a sketchbook – a place to play and practice.

Q: Does it really have to be 15 seconds?
      No, you can go up to a minute.

Q: What else should I know?
      You have to shoot on mobile. No RED cameras, please.

There are two sets of prizes: Edited on Mobile, Edited on Desktop.

In association with the team behind MotionVFX & LumaTouch, we are hosting a special “Edit on Mobile” contest with the following prize giveaways for our film festival winners:

*Note the above mLUTs are compatible with LumaFusion!

Film Festival Winners will be announced on the Saturday Night Wrap/Farewell Party!

Contest Rules

You could tell any story you want.  
  • Participants must be registered for at least one FCP Global Summit location.

  • Film length between 15 seconds to 1 minute

  • Edited on Final Cut Pro

  • Film submissions must include name and title in the file name

  • Participants must say the word “FCP” or “Final Cut Pro” in their film

  • Film submissions must be 1920×1080 as an MP4 or MOV file

  • Deadline for Virtual Day submissions is Sunday 22nd at 11:59 PM ET.

Film Festival Prizes Include:

Apple iPad Pro 

(value $1,399.00) 

Courtesy of LumaTouch


1 copy of mLUT Cine

(Value: $89.00)

Courtesy of MotionVFX

1 copy of mLUT Movie II

(Value: $89) 

Courtesy of MotionVFX

View Last Year's Submissions

Thank you to our Film Festival Sponsors