11th Annual

Dallas International Film Festival

March 30, 2017 to April 09, 2017

 
Category

Short

 

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 14, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
December 2, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
December 16, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
December 22, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 50.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 2, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 25 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after February 1, 2015

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Dallas/Fort Worth Area

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  Other - Digital
Film Gauge
  35mm

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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Grand Jury Prize - Shorts Competition
Best short film as selected by the Shorts Jury.

Grand Jury Prize - Animated Short Film
Best short film as selected by the Animated Shorts Jury.
Sponsor:REEL FX
Value of Goods/Services: 1,000 U.S. Dollar

Grand Jury Prize - Student Short Film
Best Student Short film as selected by the Shorts Jury.

Audience Choice Award
Audience Award for overall Best Short.
Sponsor:Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Shorts can be narrative, documentary, experimental or animation as long as they are under 25 minutes in length.

As noted, premiere status is taken into account.

Any filmmakers from Texas should make a note on the cover letter section of their application.

If the film is a student (graduate or undergraduate) project, please note it in the Withoutabox application and/or cover letter. If the film is selected, it will then be eligible for the Student Jury Prize.