High Falls Film Festival: Celebrating Women in Film

13 Annual November 12, 2015 to November 16, 2015

 
Category

SHORTS PROGRAM -- adult audience, by female filmmakers

 

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
April 17, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Regular Deadline
July 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Late Deadline
August 21, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
WAB Extended Deadline
September 3, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately October 7, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 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


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
REGION 2  
REGION 3  
REGION 4  
REGION 5  
REGION 6  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Short Film Audience Award
Audience Choice Awards are given for BEST SHORT

Category Rules

Call for entries! SHORT FILMS AND VIDEOS

The High Falls Film Festival’s Short Film Program showcases quality films and videos from around the world.

This year we are continuing an open call for work. We accept films targeted to an adult audience. All genres including live action narrative, live action documentary, animation, experimental, hybrid, etc. are eligible. Please note, a woman must hold a leadership role in the production.


CONDITIONS OF ENTRY:

* SHORTS geared to young adults and children should apply in those (separate) categories -- this section intended for an adult audience
* Please label all screeners with your WAB number
* All genres welcome
* All submitted works must be a maximum length of 30 minutes
* Please submit NTSC DVD screeners; PAL DVD acceptable but not preferred
* All screeners must be accompanied by an online or mailed entry form
* No honorarium available
* All possible care will be taken in the handling of entries. However, the Festival cannot accept responsibility for loss or damage to entries while they are in our possession or in transit
* Only preview tapes received with a self addressed stamped mailer will be returned

* For more information, contact: SHORTS COMMITTEE c/o programming@highfallsfilmfestival.com