Rules

  • Only entrants from South Africa are eligible.
  • Footage can be from anywhere in the world.
  • Entries are unlimited but the same video can only be entered once.
  • Only video footage is eligible.
  • Footage must have been shot over the last 12 months.
  • Entries must be the original work of the entrant. Permission must be granted and due credit given if footage or help from another source has been utilised in a submission.
  • Music and footage must comply to privacy rules, and be free to air (not protected by copyright).
  • If copyrighted music or imagery are used, permission must be granted by the copyright holder.
  • Films must be surfing and ocean related and no longer than five minutes.
  • Zigzag and Wavescape reserve the right to verify all footage submitted through any means necessary.
  • Zigzag and Wavescape may use the entries as content on their websites and social media platforms.
  • Any entry that does not comply with the rules or terms and conditions will be instantly disqualified.
  • The top 10 films will be screened at the Zag Shorts Awards evening at Jack Black’s Brewery on Friday 11 December 2020 where the three winners will be announced.
  • Judging is weighted collectively as one third from Zigzag, one third from Wavescape and one third from Jack Black.
  • Prizes will only be delivered within South Africa.
  • Relatives or family of anyone at Zigzag, or Wavescape may not enter.
  • Judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.