There are two phases involved in the selection process for winners of the 2018 EPIC Nomad Film Festival. The first phase is a viewer powered selection process and the second involves a panel of judges. The following describes these two phases.
ROUND 1 – CROWD POWERED ADVANCEMENT
The first round is open to all submissions and virtually anyone can enter. Entry for the first round begins June 1st, 2018 with a deadline of October 1st, 2018.
On October 1st, 2018 a two week voting period will open where all submitted content will be available for viewing here on the website. Those registered to attend NomadFEST will be able to vote on content to advance to the final round. There will be a total of five finalists selected by attendees.
The five finalists for best short film will be announced on October 15th, 2018.
ROUND 2 – FINALS
First and second place for best short film, first and second place for best YouTuber and the winner of the best vlogger award will be chosen by a seven member panel of judges. Winners will be announced at NomadFEST 2018 in Wellington, Texas.