8th Annual

Lancaster International Short Film Festival

November 07, 2015 to November 15, 2015

 
Category

 

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
June 1, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00
Regular Deadline
June 30, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00
Late Deadline
July 15, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
WAB Extended Deadline
August 1, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately October 6, 2014

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 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
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .MOV (QuickTime)
  CD-ROM

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  CD-ROM
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


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
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Skate Video
Best of all Skate Video entries.
Sponsor:Rumschpringe/TBD
Cash Award Value: 100 U.S. Dollar

Grand Prize
From the Best of Category winners, one will be chosen as the Grand Prize.
Sponsor:Rumschpringe/TBD
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Actor
From all of the Official Selections in all of the categories a Best Actor will be recognized.
Sponsor:RumschpringeADVR/TBD
Cash Award Value: 100 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Audience Choice Award
Ticket-purchasers will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite of the Official Selections.
Sponsor:Rumschpringe/TBD
This prize is shared with other categories.

Home Grown
Bestowed on the best short film created by a Lancaster (PA) based team or theme.
Sponsor:Rumschpringe/TBD
Cash Award Value: 250 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Submissions must provide written evidence of permission from the musicians (writers/performers) involved when requested.

All those who pay a submission fee will receive 25% off their entire ticket order for the 2014 film festival. Please contact us directly for more information (and code) if you are planning to attend.

While we do not require a Press Kit, we ask that you, at least, upload 3 keen stills from your piece. We will need promo pics for posters and the program guide. We hope you might have these available with your submission so we don't have to ask you later.