12th Annual

Macon Film Festival

July 20, 2017 to July 23, 2017

 
Category

Student - Shorts

 

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
September 20, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Regular Deadline
January 9, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Late Deadline
February 9, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
WAB Extended Deadline
March 9, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
May 17, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 5 minutes to 45 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after May 1, 2015

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

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar

Audience Choice Award
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Submissions for the Student Shorts category can be films on any subject matter from any film genre that range from 5 minutes to 45 minutes in length.

Please note that student filmmakers must provide a valid student id at the time of submission. Student ids can be uploaded to the FilmFreeway press kit or e-mailed directly to the festival’s screenings and submissions committee at maconfilmfestival.wab@gmail.com.

All official selection films selected to be in competition for the 2017 festival will not be eligible to receive screening fees.

Two copies of each official selection film will be required for festival exhibition purposes. One of the copies must be a hard copy in the form of Blu-ray or NTSC DVD. Digital files are accepted as a secondary copy.

To qualify for the 2017 Macon Film Festival submissions must have been completed by May 31, 2015. Submissions completed prior to May 31, 2015 will not be accepted.