60th Annual

San Francisco International Film Festival

April 05, 2017 to April 19, 2017

 
Category

Family 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
September 26, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee: Films Under 30 Minutes 35.00 30.00
College Students: Films Under 30 Minutes 30.00 *
Bay Area Filmmakers: Films Under 30 Minutes 30.00 *
SFFS Filmmaker Pro Members: Films Under 30 Minutes 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
October 24, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee: Films Under 30 Minutes 60.00 55.00
College Students: Films Under 30 Minutes 50.00 45.00
Bay Area Filmmakers: Films Under 30 Minutes 50.00 45.00
SFFS Filmmaker Pro Members: Films Under 30 Minutes 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
November 21, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee: Films Under 30 Minutes 80.00 75.00
College Students: Films Under 30 Minutes 80.00 75.00
Bay Area Filmmakers: Films Under 30 Minutes 80.00 75.00
SFFS Filmmaker Pro Members: Films Under 30 Minutes 80.00 75.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 31, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 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


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
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
HDCAM  
DCP  
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Film Gauge
  16mm
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

Do not submit a press kit.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Golden Gate Award for Best Family Film
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Short films are 30 minutes and under.

College students must include copy of student ID as proof of enrollment at time of production.

Bay Area entry fee discounts are for current Bay Area residents. Proof of residency is required (CA drivers license). Producers, crew or cast members are not eligible for Bay Area discounts.

Rough cuts or works-in-progress are accepted and reviewed. However, filmmakers are urged to submit as close to the final cut as possible. The Festival will not accept new versions of an entry unless requested by the programming staff.

Deadlines are postmarked dates.