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21-Apr-2014 2:38am PDT  

 

Show Me Shorts Film Festival

9 Annual: November 05, 2014 to November 23, 2014

  International short films

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

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

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
 
April 15, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00


May 15, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00


June 15, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00


July 1, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 30-Sep-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 2 minutes to 20 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jul-2012


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 3    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DigiBeta    
DVCAM    
DVCPro    
DVCPro50    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
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PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best International Film
One year membership to Screenhub, 6-month membership to StarNow.
Value of Goods/Services: 500 New Zealand Dollar


CATEGORY RULES
GENRE: Films and music videos can be any genre.

LENGTH: Films are to be no less than 2 minutes and no more than 20 minutes in length (including end credits). Unless you are entering a music video, in which case it must be between 1-10 minutes in length.

COMPLETION DATE: Films and music videos must have been completed after July 2012.

BROADCASTING: Films must not have previously been shown publicly on the Internet. (This does not apply to music videos or to short films entered in the ‘Not in competition’ category.)

SUBTITLES: All entries with dialogue not in the English language must be subtitled in English.

DEADLINES; ENTRY FEES: Earlybird Deadline: 15 April 2014 (fee US$20) / Regular Deadline: 15 May 2014 (fee US$25) / Late Deadline: 15 June 2014 (fee US$35) / Extended Deadline: 1 July 2014 (fee US$40).

UNFINISHED FILMS: Please contact us before the deadline to request permission to submit an incomplete film, or have an extension granted.

ENTRY CATEGORIES: Show Me Shorts 2014 has four categories of entry. Films made by New Zealanders or with significant New Zealand content are eligible for the ‘New Zealand short films’ entry category. Films made without significant NZ contribution or content are eligible for the ‘International short films’ entry category. New Zealand or international films that are, or have been, shown on the Internet are eligible for the ‘Not in competition’ entry category. Music videos made by New Zealanders or with significant New Zealand content are eligible for the ‘New Zealand Music video’ entry category. Show Me Shorts prioritises films with high production values, as well as films that are making their premiere in our festival.

POSTAGE: All postage costs are the responsibility of the sender. Entry materials will NOT be returned. If selected, screening materials may be returned.

CENSORSHIP: If your film has previously been rated for screening in New Zealand please let us know.

PROMO USE: Show Me Shorts reserves the right to use up to 30 seconds of all entries for promotional purposes.