The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

32 Annual April 21, 2016 to April 28, 2016

 
Category

Narrative Short Film

 

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
Early Deadline
October 23, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Final Deadline
November 27, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
WAB Extended Deadline
January 4, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 30.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 18, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 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
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required with the entry form, including:
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Black&White Print
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Color Print
> Photo of the Director - Black&White Print
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings
> Anecdotal Accounts

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Golden Reel Award
Presented to a short film/video that demonstrates overall excellence in content and cinematic technique.
Sponsor:Sponsor Pending
Value of Goods/Services: 2,500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Linda Mabalot New Directors/New Visions Award
Presented to a short film/video that demonstrates unique and innovative use of cinematic language.
Sponsor:Sponsor Pending
Value of Goods/Services: 2,500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

ELIGIBILITY
The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival accepts films and videos by and about Asian Pacifics with themes involving, but NOT limited to, Asian Pacific American and/or Asian Pacific diasporic culture, history and experiences. All lengths and genres are eligible for consideration.

Entries that are characterized as experimental film or video are welcome and encouraged. When specifying category (Narrative or Non-Fiction), please indicate in the section "Niches" if the entry is experimental.

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EXHIBITION FORMATS (Short Subjects):
FILM: 35mm
VIDEO: Filmmakers of invited short videos and digital submissions MUST submit an MOV file, conforming to the following Codec or equivalent: Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) 1920X1080 24p 48khz

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PREVIEW FORMATS:
Password-protected Vimeo (NTSC-format); secure online screener

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ENTRY DEADLINE:
Signed entry form, screener, press kit and entry fee must be filed via Withoutabox.com; to be RECEIVED by one of these dates:
EARLY DEADLINE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2015
FINAL DEADLINE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2015
WITHOUTABOX EXTENDED DEADLINE: MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2016

The Film Festival accepts all entry materials electronically; any physical DVD screeners and accompanying materials should be sent to:
Festival Director
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
c/o Visual Communications
120 Judge John Aiso Street, Basement Level
Los Angeles, CA 90012 U.S.A.

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ENTRY FEES:
EARLY DEADLINE: $25 U.S. and International Entries
FINAL DEADLINE: $35 U.S. and International Entries
WITHOUTABOX EXTENDED DEADLINE: $45 U.S. and International Entries
In U.S. funds. Payment via check or money order must be made to VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS.

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SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:
If your entry is selected for exhibition, The Festival will also request the following optional materials to maximize exposure for your film: posters, color slides, broadcast-quality clip reel, etc.

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SHIPPING:
Exhibition film prints and/or digital files of invited entries must be sent to the Festival pre-paid to arrive by March 11, 2016. Return or forward shipping will be covered by the Festival.

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SUBTITLES:
Invited entries in language(s) other than English must be subtitled in English.

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RENTAL FEES:
The Festival does not pay rental fees. Instead, we choose to invest our resources in producing the best possible showcase for your work, and promoting your work as widely as possible.