41st Annual

Denver Film Festival

October 31, 2018 to November 11, 2018

 
Category

Shorts

 

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 10, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
May 22, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
June 30, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 31, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 95.00 80.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately October 1, 2018

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 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
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  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:Various

Best Animated Short Film

Best Documentary Short

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