11th Annual

Utopia Film Festival

October 23, 2015 to October 25, 2015

 
Category

Documentary 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 20, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Filmmakers Under 18 0.00 *
Regular Deadline
August 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Filmmakers Under 18 0.00 *
Late Deadline
August 25, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Filmmakers Under 18 0.00 *
WAB Extended Deadline
August 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 40.00
Fillmmakers Under 18 0.00 *

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 20, 2015

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 & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

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 documentary short must be under 40 minutes in length.

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

We accept DVD, Blu-ray, flash drive and online submissions through Dropbox, Vimeo or other means. (Please query us in advance at submissions@utopiafilmfestival.org if you wish to submit online.)

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.