14th Annual

Tallgrass Film Festival

October 12, 2016 to October 16, 2016

 
Category

Emerging Young Filmmaker 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
April 13, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00
Regular Deadline
May 25, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
June 22, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 95.00
Student Fee 75.00 70.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 6, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 125.00 120.00
Student Fee 100.00 95.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 14, 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 Wichita

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution

2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

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)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:


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, 2015. 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 preferred. 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.