13th Annual

Macon Film Festival

August 15, 2019 to August 18, 2019

 
Category

Narrative - Short

 

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
October 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
February 1, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
March 4, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
April 4, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
June 19, 2019

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 5 minutes to 45 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after May 1, 2017

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

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 required with the entry form, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Cash Award Value: 800 U.S. Dollar

Best of Fest Award
Cash Award Value: 1,100 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

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

Category Rules

Submissions for the Narrative - Shorts category can be narrative films on any subject matter that range from 5 minutes to 45 minutes in length. Entries longer then 45 minutes will need to be submitted through the Narrative - Features category. Films should be submitted online through Withoutabox.

Please note, Narrative Shorts category submissions selected as official selection films for the 2019 festival will not be eligible to receive screening fees. This category does not contain any premiere status restrictions.

Official selection Narrative Short films are eligible to win a 'Best in Show' award ($1500.00), 'Best of Narrative Shorts' category award ($800.00), and 'Narrative Shorts Audience Choice' award ($500.00).

Official selection filmmakers are required to provide one digital file of their official selection film for festival screenings. Digital screener files must be either Pro-Res or H.264 file formats. Hard copies of the film will also be accepted in Blu-ray or DVD NTSC format. PAL formatted DVDs are not accepted.

To qualify for the 2019 Macon Film Festival submissions must have been completed by May 31, 2017. Submissions completed prior to May 31, 2017 will not be accepted.