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20-Apr-2014 2:21pm PDT  

 

Utopia Film Festival

10 Annual: October 24, 2014 to October 26, 2014

  Documentary Short

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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
 
April 20, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Filmmakers Under 18 0.00 *


May 28, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Filmmakers Under 18 0.00 *


June 18, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Filmmakers Under 18 0.00 *


July 1, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 40.00
Fillmmakers Under 18 0.00 *



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Sep-2014


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
Information not provided.



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


PRESSKIT 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 documentary short must be under 40 minutes in length.

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

We only accept DVD submissions. They must be in NTSC (Region 1) format.

Appropriate narrative short entries will 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 a copy of your current student ID with your submission. Entries that submitted with a fee waiver but do not include a copy of a current student ID will have the processing of their submissions delayed and may have the fee waiver revoked unless proof of age is provided. Thank you.