Playhouse West Film Festival

19 Annual February 11, 2016 to February 14, 2016

 
Category

Narrative Short Subject

 

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
April 18, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
Regular Deadline
May 17, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Late Deadline
May 24, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
WAB Extended Deadline
October 19, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately December 1, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 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 & Exhibition Format Requirements

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


Press Kit 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.