23rd Annual

Palm Springs International ShortFest

June 20, 2017 to June 26, 2017

 
Category

Live Action - 15min & under

 

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
Earlybird Deadline
January 19, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Regular Deadline
March 9, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
April 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately May 26, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 15 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2016

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
OTHER
English

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.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Films must have been completed in 2016 or 2017.

Films must be no more than 40 minutes in length – including credits.

If selected, films must be available for projection in DCP.

All non-English language films must have English language subtitles.

If the film has been viewed/available on the internet without a password, you must submit the film in the Online category.

Please notify the programming department if:
-The film is or has been available for purchase or available on VOD/any streaming services or has been/will be broadcast on television prior to June 20, 2017.
-The film has screened or will screen in the Coachella Valley/Palm Springs area prior to June 20, 2017.

Submissions must be uploaded and submitted no later than the deadline date to qualify for the respective entry fees.

For Student entries, a copy of an official student ID or a letter from the school must be sent with the entry submission as proof of student status when the film was made.

Changing the screening format from what is listed on the application is not permissible.

If selected, a press kit must be provided. Digital press kits are required. -At least two (2) publicity stills from the film. Stills must be submitted by email (jpg, 300 dpi preferred, clearly labeled with film title--if multiple photos are sent, please label with film title & 1 of 2, 2 of 2, etc) to programming@psfilmfest.org.
-Full production credits and director’s biography.
-Film synopsis – 50 words.
-30 second Trailer (if available)

CHECK MUST BE IN US DOLLARS drawn on a US Bank – NO NON-US CHECKS ACCEPTED


SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Completed entry
Online screener
Entry fee