4th Annual

Manchester Film Festival

March 01, 2018 to March 04, 2018

 
Category

Documentary Short Films

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in United Kingdom Pound

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Super Earlybird
April 18, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Earlybird Deadline
June 13, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
September 5, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
October 24, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 47.50 42.50
WAB Extended Deadline
December 5, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
January 2, 2018

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 45 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2016

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Manchester

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  DCP

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Documentary Short Film

Audience Choice Award
This prize is shared with other categories.

Film of The Fetsival

Best Director

Best Editing

Best Cinematography

Staff Pic

Category Rules

DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM ELIGIBILITY:
- Completed after January 1st, 2016
- Run time of under 45 minutes
- UK Premieres will be given priority but it is not essential. We are looking for great films!