11th Annual

Gasparilla International Film Festival (Tampa Bay)

March 02, 2017 to March 09, 2017

 
Category

Short 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
October 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
November 30, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
December 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
WAB Extended Deadline
January 2, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately January 15, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2015

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

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Audience Award
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Narrative Short Jury Award
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Category Rules

SCREENINGS

* Only Secure Online Screeners or Vimeo Link (include password) ' are accepted for preview screening, we also accept secure online screeners.

* Once accepted, DVDs and Blu-Rays' must be labeled clearly with the title, running time and contact information (including name, address and phone number).

* More than one entry may be submitted. Each entry must be accompanied by an official entry form and entry fee.

* The entry fee is non-refundable.

If selected, filmmakers authorize Gasparilla International Film Festival (GIFF) to conduct up to four (4) theatrical screenings during the 2017 Gasparilla Film Festival. Also, your film may be part of the GIFF Indie Series throughout 2017. Once your film has been selected, it cannot be pulled by the filmmaker.


MARKETING AND PUBLICITY

GIFF's publicity and marketing teams will craft a specific promotional campaign for each film. To assist in this campaign, participating filmmakers will be responsible for providing the following materials by the January deadlines, if selected to participate:

ADVANCE PRESS SCREENINGS

Press screenings begin as early as January

questions e-mail info@gasparillafilmfestival.com