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26-Apr-2015 10:14am PDT  

 

Short Sharp Film Festival

9 Annual: August 15, 2015 to August 15, 2015

 

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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 Australian Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
March 28, 2015
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *


June 13, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00


June 20, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 45.00


June 27, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 25-Jul-2015


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 2 minutes to 8 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


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best Coffs Coast (Film, Animation, Music Video Clip)
This is a cash only Award and will be paid to Australian winners via EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer).
Cash Award Value: 500 Australian Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Film
This is a cash only Award and will be paid to Australian winners via EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) and all non-Australian winners via PayPal only.
Cash Award Value: 1,000 Australian Dollar


Runner Up
This is a cash only Award and will be paid to Australian winners via EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) and all non-Australian winners via PayPal only.
Cash Award Value: 500 Australian Dollar


Best Score Film or Animation
This is a cash only Award and will be paid to Australian winners via EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) and all non-Australian winners via PayPal only.
Cash Award Value: 250 Australian Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


People's Choice Award
This is a cash only Award and will be paid to Australian winners via EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) and all non-Australian winners via PayPal only.
Cash Award Value: 250 Australian Dollar


Best Music Video Clip
This is a cash only Award and will be paid to Australian winners via EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) and all non-Australian winners via PayPal only.
Cash Award Value: 500 Australian Dollar


CATEGORY RULES
• Short Sharp Film Festival (SSFF) accepts films in any Genre Under 8 Minutes Including Credits.

• SSFF accepts M rated and will refuse any material that is classified under the Australian Classification Board as R rated. Please view the below link for more information on Australian Classifications:
http://www.classification.gov.au/www/cob/classification.nsf/Page/ClassificationMarkings_ClassificationMarkingsonFilmandComputerGames_ClassificationMarkingsonFilmandComputerGames

• SSFF adheres to the principle of Intellectual Copyright protection. Please read our entry guidelines at the following link: www.shortsharpdigital.org.au/short-sharp-film-festival/tips-tricks/.com/ You are responsible to ensure that all you material is copyright cleared, visual as well as audio.

• If you are chosen as a finalist you will be notified by email and sent instructions on how to deliver SSFF a .mp4 screening file.

• As part of our entry requirements SSFF seek to use finalist films and / or animations for promotional purposes only. If you have any restrictions or copyright issues with this requirement, please indicate this via email when sending in your entry.

• This is a cash only Award and will be paid to Australian winners via EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) and all non-Australian winners via PayPal only.