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The Double Down 30 second Short Film Contest

School’s back & it’s time to Double Down with the JBA Short Film Contest

Double Down is all about actor accountability and identifying what it is you need to do in your career right now to move it forward. Here is an opportunity to show us how passionate you are about growing as an actor. CREATE.



1st Place: a free Sept. 2015 Double Down (Sept. 9-16-23-30th) (value $377-)
2nd Place: 50% off the Sept. 2015 Double Down Class (value $188-)
3rd Place: 25% off the Sept. 2015 Double Down Class (value $95-)

TV Acting Career Support

To Enter

Upload your video to youtube or vimeo and enter the url in the entry form. Alternatively, you may send us a copy of the video at

Once you’ve submitted, it will  take a short while (possibly a few hours) for the video to be processed and posted to this page.  Please feel email us at the address above if you have any questions while you’re waiting :)


There are almost no rules for this one.  It’s about creativity and doubling down.  Surprise us with something that grabs us!

• 30 seconds in length
• Must be shot on a Smart Phone
• It can be any type of genre – Think ‘creativity, authenticity, passion, individuality’ = character traits that every strong actor has.
• Opens: Weds., Aug. 26th + Closes: midnight on Thurs., Sept. 3rd
• Winners Announced: Fri., Sept. 4th
• Winners to be decided by JBA  Assigned Judges. Votes will influence but not define the decision – you are encouraged to share through your social networks!

Contest Ended