STARZ PLAY by Cinepax is organizing a short film competition for videographers, here’s how you can participate

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Pakistan’s leading entertainment company, Cinepax is organizing a STARZ PLAY Short Film Competition (SSFC) for emerging and young filmmakers across Pakistan. STARZ PLAY by Cinepax, is a web-based Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) service, just like Netflix, that offers an impressive library of blockbuster Hollywood movies, award-winning box sets, documentaries, kids’ entertainment and Pakistani content.

After the successful launch of STARZ PLAY by Cinepax, the company is offering an opportunity for aspiring filmmakers to step into the world of art and film making.

Arif Baigmohamed, Chairman of Cinepax Group said; “STARZ PLAY by Cinepax is one of the best platforms for aspiring filmmakers to showcase their original content and get it out there for the public to see.”

“While Cinepax has a superb reputation for entertaining our Pakistani audience with an impressive supply of movies, we also want to provide young film-makers with an opportunity to showcase their work and produce short films with regional stories. This would be an exciting competition for the contestants which will not only showcase their work but will provide a remarkable platform which will promote the short film genre in Pakistan,” he added.

How to Register

This short film competition aims to provide a platform for emerging filmmakers to showcase their talent and share their work with an audience eager to see good content. The aspiring film-makers and videographers, interested to participate in the competition can submit their entries here. All entries will be judged by a panel of film and media experts and will then be uploaded on the STARZ PLAY website and app on Android and iOS.

This platform offers all contestants the chance to promote their films on a globally recognized streaming service.


Shortlisted films will then be screened at the final event on the big screen, and the winner will be decided by a jury of judges from the entertainment and film industry. The winner will get an exclusive contract to produce a STARZ PLAY by Cinepax original web series.

STARZ PLAY offers your favorite content anytime, anywhere on any iOS or Android device, supports Mac and Windows browsers with the ability to register up to five devices per subscription. Simple parental control functions are also easily available for the more concerned parent.

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