6th Annual

Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival

October 06, 2017 to October 08, 2017


Category

DISFMF 2017

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in Euro

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
March 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Regular Deadline
May 5, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Late Deadline
June 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
WAB Extended Deadline
July 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Custom Deadline
August 1, 2017
Regular Discounted

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 2, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 35 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2014

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
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Color Print
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Student Short

Best Irish Short
Each award it's a unique painting made by talented Dublin based artists.

Best Actor
Each award it's a unique painting made by talented Dublin based artists.

Best Actress
Each award it's a unique painting made by talented Dublin based artists.

Best Music Video
Each award it's a unique painting made by talented Dublin based artists.

Best Animation
Each award it's a unique painting made by talented Dublin based artists.

Best Documentary
Each award it's a unique painting made by talented Dublin based artists.

Best Director

Best Producer

Best Script

Best Cinematography

Best Edit

Best Sound Design

Best Score

Category Rules

You hereby grant the Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival all rights necessary to exhibit and promote the above-referenced film at the 2017 Festival if the film is selected. You represent that such exhibition will not violate or infringe upon any rights whatsoever (including copyright, trademark, musical or contract right) of any person or entity. You further represent that you are authorized to submit the above-referenced film. Additionally, you indemnify the Festival from any and all claims, demands, losses, costs, damages, and attorney's fees arising out of or in connection with third parties in regard to the screening of the film mentioned above.

Submission fee: €15

Festival Dates: 06-08 October

General Rules

Films that have been produced after 1 January 2014
Projects may originate anywhere in the world, but either the dialogue OR the subtitles must be in English.
No premiere requirements.
All filmmakers pay the same entry fee. No student discounts or waivers. All entry fees are non-refundable.
We will accept films of nearly every type and style, such as music videos, documentaries, horror, comedy, narrative stories, drama... etc, with the following restrictions: No unfinished, in-progress, or rough cut projects will be accepted by our judges.
We will accept ONE VERSION of your entry only. We will NOT accept "updated" cuts such as "new sound mix", "new effects added", etc.
Entries must be received by 1th of August 2017
Entries should not exceed 35 minutes in duration excluding titles provided the titles don't last for more than 1 extra minute.
I agree that DISFMF can do up to 2 screening during the festival.
The Festival may use excerpts from competition films (up to 10% of the length of the film, but no more than three minutes) to promote the Festival on television and the Internet.
The number of entries by one author is not limited.
Films that promote violence, race, and religion or gender discrimination or contain explicit drug advertisement are barred from the Festival programme.
A film that has been applied cannot be withdrawn from the festival, unless the Festival management decides otherwise.

Screening copy: MP4 or MOV in h264 codec!

ENTERING A FILM IN THIS FESTIVAL IMPLIES THE ACCEPTANCE OF THESE REGULATIONS!