13th Annual

The Method Fest Independent Film Festival

March 22, 2019 to March 28, 2019

 
Category

Short Films

 

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
November 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Regular Deadline
December 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
February 1, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
Student Fee 60.00 55.00
Method Fest Extended Deadline
February 8, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00
Student Fee 65.00 60.00
Method Fest_Final Cut_Deadline
February 15, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 85.00 80.00
Student Fee 70.00 65.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately February 22, 2019

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 3 minutes to 50 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after December 1, 2017

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    

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
> 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
Prizes will include film industry services and handcrafted sculptured statuettes.
Sponsor:Various

Best Director
Prizes will include film industry services and handcrafted sculptured statuettes.
Sponsor:Various
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Student Film
Prizes will include film industry services and handcrafted sculptured statuettes.
Sponsor:Various

Best Actor
Prizes will include film industry services and handcrafted sculptured statuettes.
Sponsor:Various
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Actress
Prizes will include film industry services and handcrafted sculptured statuettes.
Sponsor:Various

Best Short Film
Prizes will include film industry services and handcrafted sculptured statuettes.
Sponsor:Various

Category Rules

Films under 50 minutes in length must have been completed after December 1, 2017. Films may have US distribution. The festival does not accept documentary or animated shorts.

Please submit all entry material digitally. If hard copy materials(Posters, postcards, etc.) are required, we will request from the filmmaker.