13th Annual

HollyShorts Film Festival

August 10, 2017 to August 19, 2017

 
Category

 

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
February 5, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
April 8, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
May 20, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
Student Fee 60.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
June 3, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 65.00
Student Fee 75.00 60.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately July 10, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2012

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required with the entry form, including:


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best VFX
$10,000 of METHOD STUDIOS VFX post production services
Sponsor:Method Studios
Value of Goods/Services: 10,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best of Fest
$10,000 Company 3 post production services prize.
Sponsor:COMPANY 3
Value of Goods/Services: 10,000 U.S. Dollar

Best Director
$10,000 Company 3 post production services prize.
Sponsor:COMPANY 3
Value of Goods/Services: 10,000 U.S. Dollar

Best Student
HD Camera rental package courtesy of Martini Crew Booking
Sponsor:Martini Crew Booking
Value of Goods/Services: 5,000 U.S. Dollar

Special Jury Award
$7,500 in kind from GREENHOUSE STUDIOS for post production work
Sponsor:Panavision
Value of Goods/Services: 7,500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Comedy
Film Distribution package for mobile and online. Film and TV solutions from Showbiz Software
Sponsor:Kodak
Value of Goods/Services: 2,000 U.S. Dollar

Best Cinematography
Winner gets $1,000 Camera Rig from IKAN
Sponsor:Company 3
Value of Goods/Services: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Editing
$7,500 from GREENHOUSE STUDIOS for post production services.
Sponsor:Jungle Software
Value of Goods/Services: 7,500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Horror Short
FEAR THE CRYPT APP founder Eli Roth selects winner and prize pack and Vine trailer distribution on their app and Vine channel. Shorts HD distribution deal.
Sponsor:Fear The Crypt App and Shorts HD
Value of Goods/Services: 5,000 U.S. Dollar

Best 3D Short
Yabazam distribution offer for the winning film, along with a prize pack.
Sponsor:Yabazam
Value of Goods/Services: 1,000 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Films and videos submitted to the Festival will be considered for competitive categories. By submitting your film for consideration for the 12th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival, you agree for HollyShorts to screen your short film if it is an official selection for this year's festival and are obligated to your commitment.