13th Annual

Tacoma Film Festival

October 04, 2018 to October 11, 2018

 
Category

Short Documentary (Non-fiction) [1-45 minutes]

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
February 26, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Student Fee 10.00 *
Regular Deadline
April 2, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Student Fee 20.00 *
Late Deadline
May 7, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
WAB Extended Deadline
June 25, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
August 6, 2018

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 45 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2017

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
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Local Audience Choice Award Short
Puget Sound area/Pacific Northwest filmmakers are eligible for the Local Audience Choice Award. Winner will be decided based on audience votes.
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar

Audience Choice Award Short
Audience Choice Award Short - filmmakers not from the Pacific Northwest are eligible for this award. Winner will be chosen based on audience votes.
Sponsor:Tacoma Film Festival
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Short Documentary
Best Short Documentary will be decided by our panel of judges. Films are placed in competition at the sole discretion of the Tacoma Film Festival.
Sponsor:Tacoma Film Festival
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Regional Film
Awarded to the best Northwest film, as decided by our panel of judges. Films are placed in competition at the sole discretion of the Tacoma Film Festival.
Sponsor:Tacoma Film Festival
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Director
Awarded to the Best Director of a Feature or Short, as decided by our panel of judges. Films are placed in competition at the sole discretion of the Tacoma Film Festival.
Sponsor:Tacoma Film Festival
Value of Goods/Services: 50 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Cinematography
Awarded to the Best Director of a Feature or Short, as decided by our panel of judges. Films are placed in competition at the sole discretion of the Tacoma Film Festival.
Sponsor:Tacoma Film Festival
Value of Goods/Services: 50 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Rules specific to this category not provided. Read the festival's General Rules.