The annual Urban Action Showcase and Expo is returning in 2016 with a grandiose event that will be celebrating Big Trouble In Little China‘s 30th anniversary in New York City. But that’s not all! In addition to screening action classics, signings with stars of cult cinema, panels, and more, Urban Action Showcase is once again teaming up with Cinemax to introduce the genre to to it’s next big star…YOU!

As with previous years, the event is opening its doors to budding filmmakers interested in “action, adventure, fantasy, action horror, martial arts, sci-fi, and supernatural” genres. With over 8 categories for your film to fit in, this competition has something for everyone!

From UASE (promo video follows):

The 2016 Urban Action Showcase International Action Film Festival Featuring the Cinemax Action Short Film Competition Call 4 Entries is Now Open! Submit Now through Oct. 1 2016. Over $100,000 in Cash, Distribution and Prize Opportunities!

The Urban Action Showcase International Action Film Festival accepts Live Action and Animation Films of the Blockbuster Action genre. Winners will receive prizes and Distribution opportunities on various platforms including*Cinemax, Amazon, Vimeo, *Netflix,*Hulu and more! 

Original shorts must be a minimum of 15 minutes and maximum 30 minutes in length. Content must not have been licensed on any platform to be eligible. Winner receives $10,000.00 and is eligible to be featured on Cinemax On Demand, Max Action and Max Go

Do you think you have what it takes to become the next Tsui Hark, Tony Scott, or Walter Hill? Then head on over to their official site and check the rules and eligibility guidelines today! It’s not everyday you get a chance to be an action hero…

Source: UASE