22nd Annual

New York International Children's Film Festival

February 22, 2019 to March 17, 2019

 
Category

Short Film Live Action

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
September 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
October 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Student Fee 25.00 *
Late Deadline
November 5, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately February 5, 2019

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2017

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    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    

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 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
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Audience Award
Divided by ages (3-6, 5-10, 8-14, and 18+), the Audience Award goes to the film highest rated in their age group. A framed award is presented to the winning filmmaker(s).
This prize is shared with other categories.

Special Jury Award
Jury selects top Live Action Short Film. Winning Live Action Jury Award (pending Academy regulations) is then eligible for Academy Award nomination.

Grand Prize Short Film
Award is given to the one short film that has the highest overall audience rating out of all short films in competition.
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Rules specific to this category not provided. Read the festival's General Rules.