47th Annual

Montreal Festival du nouveau cinema

October 03, 2018 to October 14, 2018

 
Category

COURTS MÉTRAGES | SHORT FILMS

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
April 30, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
May 31, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
June 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
September 15, 2018

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 59 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2017

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
French

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0  
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP  
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Film Gauge
  16mm
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
French
English


Press Kit Requirements

Do not submit a press kit.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Short Film Award / Best short film of the International Selection

Focus Grand Prize - short film / Best short film in the Focus Québec/Canada section
Sponsor:CineGround
Value of Goods/Services: 15,000 Canadian Dollar

Focus Public Award
Sponsor:Unis TV
Cash Award Value: 2,000 Canadian Dollar

New Alchimistes (exprimental short films and feature films)
Sponsor:Main Film
Cash Award Value: 1,000 Canadian Dollar

Pan-canadian student film meetings prize / Best student short film in the competition
Sponsor:Ulule
Cash Award Value: 1,500 Canadian Dollar

Category Rules

The followings should be submitted for each film :
- Completed filled-up submission form
- A secured web screener, working until the end of the Festival, October 14th 2018
- Full payment of the submission fees.

Premier Status :
- Canadian premier for international short films and Quebec premier for Canadian films

Film Versions :
The work copy should be submitted in original version, subtitled in French (preferably) or English, only if the original language is not French or English. If the original language of the film is French or English, it is recommended to provide subtitles to the other language.

Important Dates :
- Production : only works produced after January 1, 2017 will be accepted.
- Submission : The deadline for submission is June 15, 2018.
- Selection : applicants will be informed of the results of the selection around mid-September 2018.