15th Annual

The Other Venice Film Festival

October 05, 2018 to October 07, 2018

 
Category

Short Film Competition

 

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
March 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Regular Deadline
June 28, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
August 2, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
WAB Extended Deadline
August 16, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 40.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 1, 2018

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

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
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .WMV (Windows Media)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required with the entry form, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best of Fest Award
Abbot Award Trophy is given to the winner ,Must Be Present To Accept Award.
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Audience Choice Award
Abbot Award Trophy is given to the winner.
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Category Rules

All short films, including docs and animation, compete for two of our esteemed Abbot Awards, named after Venice founder, Abbot Kinney. The two awards are for Most Excellent Short, which our staff at the OVFF choose and Audience choice award, which is based on ballots filled out after the screening. We have an awards ceremony and party at the end of the festival with food and live music free to the Public! Film Maker Must be present to excepted Abbot Award,as in competition if not present the Award goes to the next telly of votes!