42nd Annual

Seattle International Film Festival

May 19, 2016 to June 12, 2016

 
Category

Short Film

 

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
October 5, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
November 2, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
January 4, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
WAB Extended Deadline
February 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 85.00 80.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately April 30, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2015

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Washington State

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP  
Media Files
  DCP
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Short Film: Live Action
Juried Award for Best Short Film: Live Action
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar

Best Short Film: Animation
Juried Award for Best Short Film: Animation
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar

Best Short Film: Documentary
Juried Award for Best Short Film: Documentary
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar

Golden Space Needle Award-Best Short
The winner of the Golden Space Needle Audience Award is also awarded goods and services worth over $3,000.
Value of Goods/Services: 3,000 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Short Film: a narrative, animated or experimental film 30 minutes or less in length.

For Vimeo/online screener submissions, please email the link to <entries@siff.net> with your Withoutabox tracking number