20th Annual

Savannah Film Festival

October 27, 2017 to November 04, 2017

 
Category

Pro Shorts

 

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
March 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
June 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
June 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 50.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 14, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 11, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 5 minutes to 30 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after July 1, 2016

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Best Short
Sponsor:No Sponsor

For films selected for competition
The Savannah Film Festival provides 2 coach class round trip airline tickets* for two filmmakers associated with the film from anywhere in the continental United States, as well as festival passes, hotel accommodations* and meals for the duration of their stay during the festival. (*Some restrictions apply.)
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Editing Award
Avid presents the Best Editing award consisting of an editing software package valued at $2500 USD.
Sponsor:AVID
Cash Award Value: 2,500 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 2,500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Short Films must not exceed 30 minutes. Running time is calculated by timing the head frame to the last frame of the ending credits.

The SHORT film category is for PROFESSIONAL (NON-student) works only. Any shorts done for a degree program should be submitted in the STUDENT category.

Shorts submitted in this category may be considered for the subcategory listings of Historic, Super, After Dark and the Global Shorts Forum based on qualifications, at the discretion of the programmers.