- As an outdoor event, films will be
reviewed by a panel and selected
based on their merits.
- Films must be between 2 and 15
exceptions can be made on a per-case basis.
- A "Best Short" will be presented
concluding the event. Named "The Guardian Award,"
the statuette assimilatesthe guardian Art Deco figures carved in
the sandstone pylons
flanking the Hope Memorial Bridge. Since 1932, they have stood
guard over the truss bridge
that serves as an entryway to Ohio City.