What are Power Levels?
An exciting feature awarding our filmmakers, users & brands.
Filmmaker Power Levels
The film slate color is determined by winning filmmakers, how many contests a filmmaker has competed in and films that they have uploaded.
Power Level 0
Filmmakers who have not competed but have a film uploaded to the site
Power Level 1
Filmmakers who have competed in one contests
Power Level 2
Filmmakers who have competed in 2 contests
Power Level 3
Filmmakers who have competed in 3 contests
Power Level 4
Filmmakers who have won a jury or audience award and/or who have competed in at least 4 contests on The Audience Awards. Power level 4s compete for free in all Audience Awards contests (except in any Doc Challenges)!
How do I increase my Filmmaker Power Level?
You increase your power level by competing in additional contests and/or winning 1st place in jury or audience awards contests. Your vote counts only 1x regardless of your power level.
Can I drop a Power Level?
Brand Power Levels
All brands have the same power level. The orange b icon indicates a brand on our site. Brands can't vote on video contests.