10th Annual

Fresno Film Festival

April 25, 2014 to April 27, 2014


Category

SHORT FILM - ALL GENRES

 

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
October 30, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
Fresno resident/ native fee 15.00 *
Student / Senior (over 62) 15.00 *
Regular Deadline
November 30, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Fresno resident/ native fee 20.00 15.00
Student / Senior (over 62) 20.00 15.00
Late Deadline
December 31, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Fresno resident/ native fee 25.00 20.00
Student / Senior (over 62) 25.00 20.00
WAB Extended Deadline
January 31, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Fresno resident/ native fee 30.00 25.00
Student / Senior (over 62) 30.00 25.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 15, 2014

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after December 1, 2012

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Central California

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DigiBeta    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BetaSP    
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

John Kelly Award for Short Film Cinematography
Juried Best Short Film and John Kelly Memorial Fund for Excellence in Short Film Cinematography.
Sponsor:Fresno Filmworks
Cash Award Value: 200 U.S. Dollar

Audience Choice Award
Best short film Awards Ceremony on closing night with awards presented.
Sponsor:Fresno Filmworks
Cash Award Value: 200 U.S. Dollar

Juried Awards
Juried Best Short Film
Sponsor:Fresno Filmworks
Cash Award Value: 200 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules


1) Screening materials should be submitted online or sent on DVD, although accepted films can be projected from 35 mm, DigiBeta, Beta SP, Blu-ray or DVD.
2) All films must be in English or have English subtitles.
3) A press-kit is recommended but not required; however we do request that you include the title, director's name, and running time on your entry.
4) The festival cannot be held responsible for loss or damage to materials submitted.
5) Screeners will not be returned, do not send originals.
6) More than one entry may be submitted. Each entry must be accompanied by a separate entry form and entry fee.