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26-Apr-2015 3:36pm PDT  

 

Playhouse West Film Festival

19 Annual: August 28, 2015 to August 30, 2015

  Narrative Short Subject

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

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

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
 
April 18, 2015
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00


May 17, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00


May 24, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00


June 1, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 28-Jun-2015


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2013


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best Short Film
Jury Award for Best Short Subject Motion Picture
Sponsor:Playhouse West Film Foundation


Best Actor in a Short Film
Jury Award for Best Actor in a Short Subject Motion Picture
Sponsor:Playhouse West Film Foundation


Best Actress in a Short Film
Jury Award for Best Actress in a Short Subject Motion Picture
Sponsor:Playhouse West Film Foundation


Best Supporting Actor in a Short Film
Jury Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Short Subject Motion Picture
Sponsor:Playhouse West Film Foundation


Best Supporting Actress in a Short Film
Jury Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Short Subject Motion Picture
Sponsor:Playhouse West Film Foundation


Best Director of a Short Film
Jury Award for Best Direction of a Short Subject Motion Picture
Sponsor:Playhouse West Film Foundation


Best Short Subject Screenplay
Jury Award for Best Short Subject Screenplay
Sponsor:Playhouse West Film Foundation


Audience Choice Award
Best Short Film
Sponsor:none


CATEGORY RULES
Narrative Short Subject Motion Pictures must be in English or with English subtitles.

Narrative Short Subject Motion Pictures must be UNDER 40 minutes in length, including credits.

Any Narrative Short Subject Motion Picture is eligible for a festival award.

SPECIAL NOTES (PLEASE READ):
(1) Playhouse West Film Festival only accepts/screens films in which at least one of our members, current or alumni, was involved in a key area in the making of the film (i.e. actor, director, producer, writer, director of photography, editor, composer, etc.).

ALL ENTRIES MUST SUBMIT A COVER LETTER LISTING ALL PLAYHOUSE MEMBERS AND THEIR INVOLVEMENT IN THE FILM (ie. actor/role, director, writer, etc.).

(2) To be eligible for Best Short Subject Screenplay award, the Jury may request a digital copy (PDF file) of the screenplay. The screenplay must be an original screenplay, or a screenplay based on other source material (novel, short story, true story, etc). But it cannot be a remake of another film or screenplay.