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20-Apr-2014 7:16pm PDT  

 

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

29 Annual: January 30, 2014 to February 09, 2014

  Short: Fiction

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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
 
August 9, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00


September 20, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00


November 8, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00


December 13, 2013
Drop Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 55.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Jan-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2013


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 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DigiBeta    
HDCAM    
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Press Clippings


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Bruce Corwin Award for Best Live Action Short Film
For best short film, 40 minutes and under, juried by industry professionals.


CATEGORY RULES
Film must have been completed within the last year and be defined as a short fiction film ( 40 minutes or less)

All rights must be cleared.

Previous screening information must be filled in, in order to be considered.

No resubmissions of films except for new versions.

Not all invited films will be selected for competition.

Be sure to include your Withoutabox tracking I.D. number on it.

DVDs MUST be clearly labeled with film title.

Import declaration statements: all non-US entries must be sent via air mail registered with the declaration:
A)for 35/16mm films:"Free entry claimed under #724.10 (960.55) U.S. Tariff Act. To be returned following the Festival"
B)for videotapes: "Free entry claimed under #724.12 (960.60) U.S. Tariff Act.