21st Annual

Palm Springs International ShortFest

June 16, 2015 to June 22, 2015

 
Category

Student Live Action - 15 min & 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, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00
Regular Deadline
March 9, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
April 1, 2015
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 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately June 5, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 15 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2014

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
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