12th Annual

Gen Con Film Festival - Indianapolis, IN

August 04, 2016 to August 07, 2016

 
Category

Short Films (Under 60 Minutes)

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
February 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Regular Deadline
March 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
April 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
April 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 50.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately June 15, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 3 minutes to 60 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution

2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required with the entry form, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Statement by the Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Short Film in Festival
Best Short Film in Festival
Sponsor:Gen Con Indy
Cash Award Value: 100 U.S. Dollar

2nd Place
2nd Place Short Film will receive a certificate suitable for framing.
Sponsor:Gen Con Indy

Genre Awards
Qualifying entries in this category will also compete for for the following awards based on their genre. · Best Animated Film · Best Gamer Film · Best Documentary Film · Best Fantasy Film · Best Sci-Fi Film · Best Horror Film
Sponsor:Gen Con Indy
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Short Films must have a running time of less than 60 minutes. Films accepted will be from the following genres: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Parody, Horror, Documentaries (related to gaming, conventions, or similar tie-in to the convention), Anime, Animation, Martial Arts.