35th Annual

Long Island Film Festival

August 01, 2017 to August 31, 2017

 
Category

Short Films

 

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
February 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Regular Deadline
April 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
July 10, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately July 15, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 60 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2016

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution

2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
MiniDV    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
MiniDV    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required with the entry form, including:
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Color Print
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Short Film
Gold statue with engraving
Sponsor:Long Island Film Festival
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Foreign Short Film
Gold statue with engraving
Sponsor:Long Island Film Festival

Category Rules

DO NOT SEND A SCREENER WITH COPYRIGHT CRAWLS OR OCCASSIONAL PROPERTY MESSAGES

Entry fees are non-refundable.

Entrants entering films must fill out ALL the information that WAB requests.

Long Island Film Festival is a online and global festival. It runs for one month from August 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017. After that the films are screened at numerous venues on Long Island.

Notice of venue change, substitution or cancellation: Entrant understands and accepts that due to acts of nature, or unforeseen issues beyond the control of the Long Island Film Festival, a host venue may at any time be changed, substituted or cancelled.

The Long Island Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes.

The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.

The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless the Long Island Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and court costs) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.