Show Me Shorts Film Festival

10 Annual November 04, 2015 to November 25, 2015

 
Category

Out of Competition

 

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 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Regular Deadline
May 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Late Deadline
June 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 30, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 2 minutes to 20 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after July 1, 2013

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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 3    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DigiBeta    
DVCAM    
DVCPro    
DVCPro50    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Anecdotal Accounts

Prizes & Awards

This category is not a competition.
No prizes/awards entered for this category.

Category Rules

GENRE: Films and music videos can be any genre.

LENGTH: Films are to be no less than 2 minutes and no more than 20 minutes in length (including end credits). Unless you are entering a music video, in which case it must be between 1-10 minutes in length.

COMPLETION DATE: Films and music videos must have been completed after July 2013.

BROADCASTING: Films must not have previously been shown publicly on the Internet. (This does not apply to music videos or to short films entered in the ‘Not in competition’ category.)

SUBTITLES: All entries with dialogue not in the English language must be subtitled in English.

DEADLINES; ENTRY FEES: Earlybird Deadline: 15 April 2015 (fee US$25) / Regular Deadline: 15 May 2015 (fee US$30) / Late Deadline: 15 June 2015 (fee US$35) / Extended Deadline: 1 July 2015 (fee US$40).

UNFINISHED FILMS: Please contact us before the deadline to request permission to submit an incomplete film, or have an extension granted.

ENTRY CATEGORIES: Show Me Shorts 2015 has four categories of entry. Films made by New Zealanders or with significant New Zealand content are eligible for the ‘New Zealand short films’ entry category. Films made without significant NZ contribution or content are eligible for the ‘International short films’ entry category. New Zealand or international films that are, or have been, shown on the Internet are eligible for the ‘Not in competition’ entry category. Music videos made by New Zealanders or with significant New Zealand content are eligible for the ‘New Zealand Music video’ entry category. Show Me Shorts prioritises well-crafted cinematic films, and those that will make their premiere in our festival.

POSTAGE: All postage costs are the responsibility of the sender. Entry materials will NOT be returned. If selected, screening materials may be returned.

CENSORSHIP: If your film has previously been rated for screening in New Zealand please let us know.

PROMO USE: Show Me Shorts reserves the right to use up to 30 seconds of all entries for promotional purposes.