28th Annual

The Boston Jewish Film Festival - Short Film Competition

November 09, 2016 to November 21, 2016


Category

Short Film Competition

 

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
May 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Student Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
May 31, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 30, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2013

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in MA

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar

2nd Place
Cash Award Value: 750 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

All submissions must include some Jewish content, a Jewish character or theme, or originate in Israel. Any films without this will be disqualified.

A jury will select approximately 5-8 short films to be screened as part of the competition at the annual Boston Jewish Film Festival in November. The audience, via text voting, will determine the winner on the night of the screening. Cash prizes for the winners: $1000 for 1st place, $750 for 2nd place.