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24-May-2015 8:28pm PDT  

 

Palm Springs International ShortFest

21 Annual: June 16, 2015 to June 22, 2015

  Student Live Action - 15 min & under

 
 

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
 
January 19, 2015
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00


March 9, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00


April 1, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 05-Jun-2015


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 15 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2014


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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    

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
Goods & Services
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Category Rules
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Films must have been completed in 2014 or 2015.
Films must be no more than 15 minutes in length – including credits.
Films shot in other formats must be available for projection in DCP.
All non-English language films must have English language subtitles.
If the film has been viewed on the internet or national broadcast, cable or satellite television, or had a public screening in the Palm Springs area prior to the Festival dates, you must submit the film in the online category.
Submissions must be postmarked no later than the deadline date to qualify for the respective entry fees.
For Student entries, a photocopy 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) (Quicktime file and url link)

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


SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Completed entry
online screener
Entry fee