12th Annual

Utopia Film Festival

October 21, 2016 to October 23, 2016

 
Category

Narrative Short

 

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 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
August 10, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
August 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
WAB Extended Deadline
August 20, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 20, 2016

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

2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
OTHER
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Short
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Category Rules

A narrative short must be under 40 minutes in length.

Regional entries must be in English or subtitled/dubbed in English.

We accept DVD, Blu-ray, and online submissions through Withoutabox Secure Online Screeners.

Appropriate narrative short entries may be considered for the Best Short Film Award; Utopian Visions Award; Best Young Filmmaker Award; and the Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Creativity.

IMPORTANT: If you are a filmmaker under 18 years of age and submitting with a fee waiver, please include proof of age. (if you have questions about this, please contact utopiafilmfestival2016@gmail.com)