LEGO has an new Star Wars themed Twenty-five Second Film Festival. The deadline to enter April 22, 2024.

You must be over the age of 18 to enter, and logged in as a LEGO® Insiders member. If you’re under 18, you can ask a parent or guardian to review the rules and submit a film on your behalf.

You must submit via between March 1st and April 22nd. The LEGO Group will get back to you within 14 days to confirm whether your film’s passed moderation and been accepted or not. If it’s accepted, it’ll be added to the festival on or LEGO YouTube between the 4th and 25th May 2024.

They are only able to take 1,000 submissions into the festival.

Submit your entry HERE.

Rules for your film:
It must be fan-made, have a narrative or story, and be 25 seconds long (which is a tie in to it being the 25th anniversary ofLEGO  Star Wars).

Your film can be in any visual style (hand-drawn, CGI, stop motion etc) with LEGO Star Wars sets and minifigures must be the main feature. 

No Earth-based languages please! Languages from the Star Wars galaxy are OK though (as long as they aren’t subtitled), as are mumbles and expressions without words.
Don’t add a title or credits.  They will ask for the film maker’s name when you submit, and if it passes moderation and is accepted into the festival, we’ll add the credits.

Films must be set within the LEGO Star Wars universe. Don’t feature characters, locations or items  from other franchises, or any third-party intellectual property other than LEGO Star WarsStar Wars products other than LEGO Star Wars, including toys or merchandise, also aren’t allowed.

No people or animals should appear in your film. Hands are OK, if there are no visible accessories and they’re moving LEGO bricks and/or minifigures.

Music, sound effects and voices must either be taken from The 25-Second Film Festival ‘Kit of Parts’ (LINK here) or be your own creation. No commercial music and performances, including from Star Wars and LEGO Star Wars content like soundtracks or actor performances.

Your film must be rated PG and will be moderated for suitability for a family audience. Films related to the following don’t fit their brand values and will DEFINITELY be rejected:
– Real-world politics and political symbols, campaigns or movements
– Real-world religious references including symbols, buildings or people
– Sex, nudity, drugs or smoking
– Showing alcoholic beverages
– Swearing or profanity  
– Blood, terrorism, horror or torture
– First-person shooter perspective
– Warfare or war vehicles in any real-world, modern or present-day situation, or national war memorials
– Human-scale (as compared to minifigure scale) weapons or weapon replicas of any kind, including swords, knives, guns, sci-fi or fantasy blasters, etc.
– Racism, bullying of any persons, or cruelty to real-life animals