40th Annual

Denver Film Festival

November 01, 2017 to November 12, 2017

 
Category

Shorts

 

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 10, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
May 22, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
June 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 90.00 75.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately October 10, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 60 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after August 1, 2016

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

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  DCP

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
> Anecdotal Accounts

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Audience Choice Award
Audience Award for Best Short Ficton and Best Short Documentary
Sponsor:Hamptons International Film Festival

Best Short Animation

Category Rules

Films that are accepted into the Denver International Film Festival should NOT have screened on television or the Denver/Boulder metro area prior to the dates of the festival.

A copy of your current Student ID is required if you are submitting with student entry fee. Please be sure to include it with the preview copy of your film!

As of 2008, the First Look Student Film Festival has become a component of DFF. The First Look Student Film Section is for films 60 minutes and under. Films OVER 60 minutes should be submitted to the feature length categories.