33rd Annual

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

January 31, 2018 to February 10, 2018

 
Category

Short: Animation

 

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
August 4, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
September 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
November 3, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Drop Deadline
December 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 65.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately January 19, 2018

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after November 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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
HDCAM    
DCP    
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Bruce Corwin Award for Best Animated Short Film
For best animated short, 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.