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20-Apr-2014 4:04am PDT  

 

Palm Springs International ShortFest

20 Annual: June 17, 2014 to June 23, 2014

  Student Documentary

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

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
January 20, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00


March 10, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00


April 14, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 06-Jun-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2013


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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
HDCAM    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


PRESSKIT 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 - Postcards
> 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 2013 or 2014.
Films must be no more than 40 minutes in length – including credits.
Films shot in other formats must be available for projection in DCP or HDCAM.
All non-English language films must have English language subtitles.
The film must not have 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 screening.
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, three additional DVD copies must be forwarded for use in the film market.
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
If you would like notification that your entry has been received, please include a stamped self-addressed post card. You will also be able to check that we have received your materials by checking your Withoutabox account.


SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Completed entry
Two (2) DVD-NTSC or DVD-PAL format screeners of the film.
Entry fee