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18-Apr-2014 11:19am PDT  

 

New York Film Festival

52 Annual: September 26, 2014 to October 12, 2014

  Short Films

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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
 
March 23, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00


May 4, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00


June 1, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00


June 7, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 90.00 85.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 01-Aug-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 50 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2013


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in New York City


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
  Other - Digital
  .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    
Mobile
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
DigiBeta    
HDCAM  
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Film Gauge
  16mm
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is not a competition.

No prizes/awards entered for this category.

CATEGORY RULES
GENERAL RULES
1.) Film Society of Lincoln Center defines a short film as any film with a running time less than 50 minutes.

2.) Film Society of Lincoln Center defines a feature film as any film with a running time greater then 50 minutes.

3.) Non-narrative and experimental films of any length may be submitted to Views from the Avant-Garde.

4.) All films submitted to NYFF must be New York City premieres. “Premiere” is defined as any film having not screened for the public in the greater New York area, or having received a run in a festival operating within New York City.

5.) Only world premieres may be considered for Opening and Closing Night. “World Premiere” is defined as any film having not received a theatrical run or festival screening of any kind.

6.) Films having received any theatrical or home video distribution of any kind beyond festival screenings or that have been broadcast on television or the internet will be deemed ineligible for NYFF.

7.) Films that have had private, unpublicized screenings are eligible for submission to NYFF.

8.) Films that have been previously submitted to NYFF or Views from the Avant-Garde are ineligible

9.) Films must have been completed in the current or previous year (2012, 2013).

10.) All applicants must complete the official festival submission form located on withoutabox.com.

11.) NYFF reserves the right to disqualify any film not submitted through these websites without refund of any application fees.

12.) The applicant holds the sole responsibility of copyright clearance of any copyrighted material in the film. Films including unauthorized copyrighted material are ineligible.

13.) Films not in English must be subtitled in English unless dialogue is minimal and not necessary for the comprehension of the Film.

TERMS

1.) Films Submitted on DVD will not be returned. Films submitted in other formats will be returned only if the applicant supplies a FedEx or UPS Account Number.

2.) Multiple versions of the same film will not be considered.

3.) Only the first submitted version of a film will be considered for NYFF.

4.) If the DVD does not play in an industry standard DVD player, NYFF will make an attempt to contact the applicant based on the contact information supplied at the time of submission in order to obtain a replacement. If a replacement is not available, NYFF reserves the right to disqualify the film without refunding the submission fees.

5.) NYFF will attempt, but is under no obligation, to view a submission that arrives after the designated deadline without refund of the submission fee.

6.) Submitted films that qualify based on the regulations and eligibility requirements stated here will be seen by NYFF programming staff and be considered equally with all other submissions.

7.) NYFF reserves the right to disqualify any film for non-payment of the submission fee. NYFF will attempt to contact the applicant based on the contact information supplied at the time of submission in order to resolve non-payment status.

8.) NYFF is under no obligation to provide comments regarding submitted films to any applicant. The festival is not responsible for any internal comments obtained by the applicant regarding their film.