15th Annual

Nevada City Film Festival

September 10, 2015 to September 13, 2015

 
Category

Short Films

 

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 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Regular Deadline
April 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
Late Deadline
May 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
WAB Extended Deadline
May 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately July 15, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 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    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
SDV    
MiniDV    
DVCAM    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Film Gauge
  16mm
  35mm

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
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Special Jury Award
Sponsor:Nevada City Film Festival
Cash Award Value: 1,500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Audience Choice Award
Sponsor:Nevada City Film Festival
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Professional and amateur filmmakers working in all aesthetic forms and genres are welcomed. Narratives, documentaries, animated and experimental films and videos of 40 minutes or less are eligible for consideration as a Short Film.

The Nevada City Film Festival accepts no responsibility for loss or damage of entries during shipment to or from The Nevada City Film Festival.

1. Entries must be postmarked according to the deadline.
2. Entrants must submit a DVD viewing copy for consideration. (Region 0 or 1)
3. Entry and payment will not be processed without an accompanying DVD.
4. Please include WAB four-digit number with DVD when submitting.
5. For publications purposes, if your film/video is selected for screening, entrants must be prepared to supply at least three electronic images (publicity stills) either in jpeg or PDF format, 300 dpi. NOTE: Only electronic images will be accepted for the official festival catalog-program. We also encourage submitting as much publicity material that is available and a complete credit list. These additional materials cannot be returned. Any materials that entrants wish to be seen by the programming committee should be submitted in duplicate with this application.
6. Upon acceptance a 1 minute web sized preview is also highly encouraged.
7. Exceptions to the festival regulations must be authorized by one of the Festival Directors.