13th Annual

3-Minute Film Fest

May 18, 2013 to May 18, 2013


Category

Short Films - Under 3 Minutes

 

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 22, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Regular Deadline
March 25, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Late Deadline
April 15, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
WAB Extended Deadline
April 23, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 25.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately May 5, 2013

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 3 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Black&White Print
> Production Still Photos - Digital

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best of Fest Award
Sponsor:unknown
Value of Goods/Services: 200 U.S. Dollar

Best Comedy
Sponsor:TBD
Value of Goods/Services: 50 U.S. Dollar

Best Animation
Sponsor:TBD
Value of Goods/Services: 50 U.S. Dollar

Best Documentary
Sponsor:TBD
Value of Goods/Services: 50 U.S. Dollar

Best Experimental
Sponsor:TBD
Value of Goods/Services: 50 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

1. FILMS MUST BE 3 MINUTES OR SHORTER (INCLUDING CREDITS,TITLES, FADES, MUSIC, ETC.) NO EXCEPTIONS.

2. $15.00 entry fee PER FILM thru March 25. Online entry fee increases to $20 ($15 for Withoutabox submission) thru April 15. For Withoutabox users only there is an extended deadline thru April 23 with a $35fee ($25WAB fee) per film.You may enter as many films as you like.

3. ONE FILM PER DVD.

4. ENTRIES ACCEPTED ONLY ON DVD or DIGITAL SUBMISSION.

5. Digital submissions MUST be sent to info@3mff.com using www.wetransfer.com Submitted files must be named starting with your WAB submission number so that we can keep track of submissions.

6. MARK EACH ENTRY WITH: NAME OF FILMMAKER(S), NAME OF
FILM, PHONE NUMBER, ADDRESS, EMAIL (required).

7. D E A D L I N E : ENTRIES DUE BY April 23, 2013.

8. MAIL ENTRIES TO: 1225 Cerrillos Road. Santa Fe, NM 87505 NO DROP OFFS!

9. MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: Mission Control, Inc.

10. ALL ENTRIES BECOME PROPERTY OF the 3 Minute Film Fest
and will not be returned.

11. FILMMAKERS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF SELECTION BY email
on or before May 5, 2013.

12. PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED IN THE FOLLOWING
CATEGORIES: BEST FILM, BEST COMEDY, BEST DOCUMENTARY, BEST EXPERIMENTAL, AUDIENCE PRIZE & JURY PRIZE.

13. PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED DURING THE OPENING NIGHT
GALA at THE LENSIC.

14. INCLUDE A STILL FROM YOUR FILM FOR PUBLICITY on a CD or email a still with your digital submission. Emailed stills must named using your WAB number.