13th Annual

Utopia Film Festival

October 13, 2017 to October 15, 2017

 
Category

Works by Young People Under Age 18

 

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
May 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Filmmakers Under 18 0.00 *
Regular Deadline
July 17, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Filmmakers Under 18 0.00 *
Late Deadline
August 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Filmmakers Under 18 0.00 *
WAB Extended Deadline
August 14, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Fillmmakers Under 18 0.00 *

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
August 25, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 40 minutes
Features: From 40 minutes to 90 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
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Young Filmmaker Award

Category Rules

This category is for works by filmmakers under 18 years of age.

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

Appropriate entries in this category created by filmmakers under 18 will be considered for the Best Young Filmmaker Award. All entries in this category may also be considered for the Utopian Visions Award; Best Short Film Award; and the Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Creativity.

IMPORTANT: If you are a filmmaker under 18 years of age, you are entitled to a fee waiver. Please submit fee waiver request with proof of age (driver's license, student i.d., etc.) to utopiafest2017@gmail.com