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19-Apr-2014 12:40pm PDT  

 

Williamstown Film Festival

16 Annual: November 05, 2014 to November 09, 2014

  Short Films

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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
 
March 31, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00


July 7, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00


August 25, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00


September 8, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 30.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 26-Sep-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 20 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


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

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

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

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


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


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Christopher and Dana Reeve Audience Award
First presented in 2006, the Reeve Award is named for two loyal friends of WFF and onetime Advisory Board members. Voting is throughout the Festival, with the winner announced at the end. The prize: an original artwork by famed painter and WFF Board member Stephen Hannock. Three Reeve winners (and seven WFF shorts overall) have gone on to Academy Award nominations for live action or animated short, and two - GOD OF LOVE and CURFEW - have captured the Oscar.
Value of Goods/Services: 18,000 U.S. Dollar


CATEGORY RULES
Screeners should be in excellent shape - nothing "almost-done" or "in-progress."

DCP is preferred for exhibition format.

Filmmakers who want work returned should enclose an SASE.

If titles are chosen for the Festival, filmmakers will be contacted by September 26, 2014.