Hollywood Burlesque Film Festival Application 2021
Please fill out the following application completely to ensure your best chances of qualifying for one of the awards listed below. We recommend you READ THE ENTIRE FORM before starting the application process..

IMPORTANT INFO.
No music over six (6) minutes. (this is the entire video length)
No nudity.
Criteria:
Video must have been FILMED between March 1, 2020 and April 30, 2021 and SHOWN in at least one online show.
Video must be provided by link accessible without a password.
It must contain some form of striptease.
Competition is open to everyone regardless of gender identity, race, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation.
Everyone is welcome. Most countries are eligible.

Question? Email HollywoodBurlesqueFestival@gmail.com

Please read the entire application before you begin to make sure you have everything you need to complete your application. Once you click Submit you will not be able to change or edit your application.

You must enter your Legal Name & Stage Name along with the online event you appeared in and date of event. We will be asking for tech crew and credits. You do not have to be an industry pro to enter. Some categories are based on tech skills others are based on performance.

As we moved online many performers stepped into a new world and we want to spotlight you for your hard work. It may be you both behind and in front of the camera, or maybe you had quarantine team. All skill levels are welcome to submit.


We will be awarding prizes for some/all of the following categories (provided there are 3 qualifying videos in the category):

Best Burlesque Performance
Best Film (awarded to the whole collective team)
Best Foreign Film (Any act submitted from outside of the state of California, USA)
Best Adaptation of Nerdlesque
Best Comedy
Best Set Direction and/or Location
Best Editing
Best Cinematography
Best Camera Work (In a single shot performance with no edits)
Best Avantgarde / Black and White Film
Best Costume
Best Make up and/or Special Effects
Best Soundtrack (Open to any act with original music and or live vocals by the performer)

Judging will be done by both an online audience voting process and a panel of judges.

There is a $5 application fee, and limit of two (2) submissions per solo performer or group act. Please fill out a separate application for each act. You will be sent an invoice to the email you include on your application after completing the form. We have a sponsor to help if the fee is not manageable. Please ask for a waiver. No questions or proof of need required. We understand this has been a hard enough time.

All application fees will go toward cash prizes for the winners. Amount TBD. Taxes and custom fees are the responsibility of the winners.

Titles will be awarded as a plaque or trophy, and possible sponsor prizes TBD. Winners will receive cash prizes from entry monies and sales of the award night show. Amount TBD.

Awards show is May 29, 2021 at 6pm Pacific time, Acceptance speeches and winning videos will be shown.


Email address *
Stage Name: *
Legal Name: *
I CONFIRM this video was filmed and edited, and presented at least once in an online show between March 1, 2020 and April 30, 2021. *
You must be 21 or older.
Name of the show you appeared in AND link to flyer or event online for verification. *
Preferred Pronouns *
Age: *
You must be 21 or older.
Telephone Number: *
Mailing address for trophy/plaque delivery if you win a category. *
Who are your performers? (Group acts only)
Song Title, Artist & song length: *
Example: Harlem Nocturn, Sam "The Man" Taylor, 3:00 minutes. If you have a custom mix, please include all the songs in the mix with the artists performing on the mix.
For Best Soundtrack ONLY: Please include the unsigned band name and website and/or name of singer.
Example: Harlem Nocturn, Sam "The Man" Taylor, 3:00 minutes. If you have a custom mix, please include all the songs in the mix with the artists performing on the mix.
Lighting Engineer *
Did you do your own lighting or did someone help? Include all that apply.
Sound Engineer *
DIs any one do a special mix, add effects? Include all that apply.
Makeup artist *
Did you do your own? Hire someone, special effects person? Include all that apply.
Camera person? *
Did you do your own? Hire someone or a group? Include all that apply.
Editor *
Did you do your own? Hire someone or a group? Include all that apply.
Special Effects? *
Did you do your own? Hire someone or a group? Include all that apply.
Set Direction / Staging *
Did you do your own? Hire someone or a group? Include all that apply.
Director of the video shoot *
Did you do your own? Hire someone or a group? Include all that apply.
Best Costuming *
Did you do your own? Hire someone or a group? Include all that apply. (We know this can be a team effort, include as much detail as possible as to who made what.EX: Catherine D'Lish Robe, Bad attitude corset, all embellishment by me.
Introduction- Please submit your tag line and declare where you are from *
Example: From Hollywood CA, The Foul-Mouthed Buxom Godmother of LA Burlesque, Miss Lili VonSchtupp
Link to the video of the act you would like to submit *
Yes, we need to see the exact VIDEO you want to submit. We will ask for a copy to publish on our HBQFest channel for audience voting if accepted. No nudity. You retain all rights.
Please give your preferred website for promotion
Please list as full url: http://HollywoodBurlesqueFestival.com
Please give your twitter name for promotion
List as @HollywoodBQFestival
Please give your instagram name for promotion
List as @HollywoodBQFestival
Please give your tiktok name for promotion
List as @HollywoodBQFestival
Please give your Facebook account for promotion
This can be your personal page, troupe page or a public page. Please do not post a show page if you are a producer. Please list as full url: http://www.facebook.com/groups/HollywoodBurlesqueFestival
Please list your preferred way to be tipped by the audience and the ID for payment: paypal, venmo, cash app, kofi... *
I agree that my video can be placed on the Hollywood Burlesque Festival youtube for voting purposes and shared on social in 8-20 second clips if I am accepted. I will provide a file to be used. *
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