36th Annual

Miami Film Festival

March 01, 2019 to March 10, 2019


Category

IMDbPro Shorts Competition

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
June 29, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Regular Deadline
July 31, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Late Deadline
August 31, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
WAB Extended Deadline
September 28, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 85.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately January 15, 2019

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after March 1, 2018

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
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Short by the Jury
The latest in short films from around the globe, appropriate for any Festival category will compete for a cash prize.
Sponsor:IMDbPro
Cash Award Value: 2,500 U.S. Dollar

Audience Award for Best Short Film
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

For the IMDbPro Short Film Competition, the following regulations will apply:
• World premiere must have occurred no earlier than March 20, 2018
• Maximum running time is 30 minutes.
• We prefer World, North American and US Premieres and all things being equal, will often opt to program films that have not yet had a release or are not yet available online.
• Exhibition format must be DCP