9th Annual

DTLA Film Festival

September 21, 2017 to September 30, 2017

 
Category

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
February 28, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
April 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
May 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
WAB Extended Deadline
June 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 15, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 54 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 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
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  DCP
Virtual Reality (VR)
  Samsung Gear VR
  HTC VIVE
  Oculus Rift
  Google Cardboard

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Narrative Short
Best Narrative Short may come with goods/services prizes. TBA.

Best Short Documentary
Best Short Doc may come with goods/services prizes. TBA.

Best Animated Short
Best Animated Short may come with goods/services prizes. TBA.

Category Rules

This category is for all types of short films: music video, documentary, narrative, experimental, animated, etc. (Short Music Documentaries should apply in the Music Documentary category, however.)