Need some help getting started? Here are some hints and tips
Be original, outline your idea and stick to the theme: 'The Boss'. Write a script, set the scene and shoot your film (keep it short: three minutes maximum). Finally, edit it, upload it and enter your short film.
Cast and crew
Why not enlist the help of your family and friends to act or carry props?
Learn from other people's experience
Last year over 350 short films were entered into the reed.co.uk Short Film Competition.
Take a look at some for some inspiration.
Keep it clean, keep it legal
Submit only your own work. Don't submit unlicensed or copyrighted material. And please don't submit rude, unlawful or discriminatory material or try and promote products or services.
Read the competition Terms and Conditions.
Find out what the professionals say
At reed.co.uk, we're not filmmaking experts. And if you're not an expert either, there are plenty of resources available online to help you get started.
Here are just a few:
Best of luck,
The reed.co.uk Team