Submit your most imaginative photos to the 10 storytelling themes. After a judging panel selects the finalists, Ron Howard and a public vote will determine the 91 winners. Then, our celebrity directors will choose 10 photos, one per theme, ultimately setting the stage for their upcoming films.

The 10 Storytelling Themes

Entry Open

Entry Closed

Voting Open

Voting Closed

91 Winners Announced

The 10 Storytelling Themes

SETTING
TIME
CHARACTER

Entry Open

AUG 14

Entry Closed

SEPT 3

Voting Open

SEPT 11

Voting Closed

SEPT 24

91 Winners Announced

MID OCT

The 10 Storytelling Themes

MOOD
BACKSTORY
RELATIONSHIP

Entry Open

AUG 14

Entry Closed

SEPT 3

Voting Open

SEPT 11

Voting Closed

SEPT 24

91 Winners Announced

MID OCT

The 10 Storytelling Themes

GOAL
OBSTACLE
THE UNKNOWN

Entry Open

AUG 14

Entry Closed

SEPT 10

Voting Open

SEPT 18

Voting Closed

OCT 1

91 Winners Announced

MID OCT

The 10 Storytelling Themes

Discovery

Entry Open

SEPT 11

Entry Closed

SEPT 24

Voting Open

N/A

Voting Closed

N/A

91 Winners Announced

MID OCT

You can upload 5 photos per theme during the entry periods listed above.

Key photo guidelines:

  • Must be original, owned by the entrant and cannot have been previously published or won any award
  • Cannot depict or refer to any brand trademark other than Canon
  • Cannot contain any material that is offensive or that promotes a political agenda
  • If the photo identifies or depicts any person other than yourself, you must obtain that person's written consent to the use, prior to submission