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30-Mar-2015 1:07pm PDT  

 

Fort Myers Beach Film Festival

9 Annual: April 22, 2015 to April 26, 2015

  Short Film

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

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

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
 
November 1, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00


January 1, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00


February 15, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00


March 1, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Mar-2015


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 5 minutes to 45 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date.


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


PRESSKIT 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 - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best Short Film
Best Short Film will be selected by our festival judges.


Best Actor
This award will be voted by the audience on the same ballot with the Peoples Choice Award
This prize is shared with other categories.


People's Choice Award
Voted by the people that attend the festival screenings
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
see General Rules

Entries will be balloted by our submission judges, then the top films will be entered into the festival.

Filmmakers will receive one filmmaker passes per film judged to be screened at the festival.

The pass includes:
1. Entry for one person to all festival films (if available)
2. $10 entry to workshops
3. $10 entry on Cruise.