20th Annual

Savannah Film Festival

October 27, 2017 to November 04, 2017

 
Category

After Dark: Supernatural Stories

 

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
March 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
June 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 40.00
Late Deadline
June 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 50.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 14, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 11, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 2 minutes to 30 minutes
Features: From 60 minutes to 130 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after July 1, 2016

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
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    

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 Supernatural Story
The winner of the Best Supernatural Story will receive an engraved acrylic award.

For selected Supernatural Stories
For selected films in this category, the festival offers 2 Industry Filmmaker passes that allow attending filmmakers access to all films, workshops, receptions and the filmmaker lounge for the duration of the festival
Sponsor:SCAD
Value of Goods/Services: 1,000 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Short Films must not exceed 30 minutes. Features and Docs should be longer than 60 min. Running time is calculated by timing the head frame to the last frame of the ending credits.

SUPERNATURAL STORIES must feature stories containing elements of or pertaining to the supernatural. This does NOT include torture porn (Saw/Hostel, etc).

Both PROFESSIONAL and STUDENT films can be considered and entered in this category, additionally, if they fit the supernatural requirement.