The short film category includes moving image & stop motion. To enter requires uploading your file in MP4 format with a running length of at least 3 minutes up to a maximum of 18 minutes including credits to a maximum of 1GB in file size. The scope can be either documentary, drama, action, animation / stop motion or news. Stopmotion is an animated-film making technique in which objects are physically manipulated in small increments between individually photographed frames. This does not include computer-generated animation.