25th Annual

Palm Springs International ShortFest

June 18, 2019 to June 24, 2019

 
Category

Live Action - over 15 min

 

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
December 3, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Regular Deadline
January 7, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
February 11, 2019
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 10, 2019

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 15 minutes to 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2018

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.

Best Live Action - over 15 min
First place winner of this award is eligible to submit their film to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for Oscar consideration.

Best of Fest Award
First place winner of this award is eligible to submit their film to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for Oscar consideration.
This prize is shared with other categories.

Grand Jury Award
This prize is shared with other categories.

Audience Choice Award
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Films must have been completed in 2018 or 2019.

Films must be between 15:01 and 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.

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

If sending a check, check must be in US dollars drawn on a US Bank – NO NON-US CHECKS ACCEPTED

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Completed entry
Digital screener
Entry fee