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19-Apr-2015 4:00am PDT  

 

Tallgrass International Film Festival

13 Annual: October 14, 2015 to October 18, 2015

  Emerging Young Filmmaker Short Film

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

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

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
 
April 15, 2015
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *


June 10, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *


July 1, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *


July 8, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 01-Oct-2015


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2014


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Wichita


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

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
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best Emerging Filmmaker Short Film
The winning Emerging Filmmaker Short Film may be a documentary, narrative, domestic or foreign film. The award is granted to the high school filmmaker or younger short film screened at the Joel Fein Emerging Filmmaker Shorts Program scored highest by the Tallgrass Executive Programming Directors.
Sponsor:No Sponsor


CATEGORY RULES
-Films must have been completed after January 1, 2014. Some exceptions will be considered for non-domestic releases.

-2 submission preview copies of the film are required if you are submitting on disc media (DVD).

-Online screeners from alternate secure sources are accepted. Include screener link and password in your cover letter.

-Press kit is optional - electronic only, please

-A Wichita premiere is required. World and US Premieres are not required, however premieres (especially Kansas premieres) are preferred and premiere status may be one of the factors considered when determining a film's inclusion in the Festival.

-All films in a language other than English must be subtitled in English for Festival presentation.

-The Festival will consider work-in-progress, films with temporary soundtracks, digital outputs, and work that did not originate on film. Filmmakers must deliver final format (as indicated) for Festival screening. No exceptions will be permitted.

-Emerging Filmmaker Short Films must be works shot, directed, and produced by high school age students - 18 and younger. This category is not for university or college filmmakers. Adult supervision is limited to advisory capacity. Filmmakers must submit a copy of his/her valid high school identification (student id, school record, passport, drivers license or official identification that includes date of birth) to receive the fee waiver.