18th Annual

Savannah Film Festival

October 24, 2015 to October 31, 2015

 
Category

Southern Fried 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
April 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
June 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
July 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 50.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 7, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 5 minutes to 30 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2014

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

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

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Southern Short
The Best Southern Short will receive an engraved acrylic award.

For selected southern shorts
For films selected for the Southern Fried Shorts category, the Savannah Film Festival will provide up to 2 Industry passes for filmmakers associated with the film, allowing access to all film screenings, panels and workshops, and evening receptions. Industry passes must be reserved with the festival office no later than two weeks prior to the start of the festival.
Sponsor:SCAD
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Short Films must not exceed 30 minutes. Running time is calculated by timing the head frame to the last frame of the ending credits.

SOUTHERN FRIED Shorts must feature story lines set and filmed in the following southern states: Arkansas, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. (exceptions may be made for Kentucky and West Virginia on a case by case basis).

Both PROFESSIONAL and STUDENT shorts can be considered and entered in this category, additionally, if they fit the Southern Shorts requirement.