12th Annual

Jersey Shore Film Festival

June 26, 2019 to July 07, 2019


Short 1/2 Hour TV Pilot


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
February 16, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Student Fee 5.00 *
Regular Deadline
April 30, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Student Fee 10.00 *
Late Deadline
May 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Student Fee 15.00 *
WAB Extended Deadline
May 29, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 20.00 *
Extra Latte' Deadline
June 27, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 25.00 *
Much Later Waiter Deadline
July 14, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00

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

Category Details

Approximately July 16, 2018

Shorts: From 22 minutes to 30 minutes

Projects completed after January 1, 2005

Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

No premiere requirement

Project must not have distribution

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

  Secure Online Screener

Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List

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Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List

Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Black&White Print
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Color Print
> Photo of the Director - Black&White Print
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings
> Anecdotal Accounts

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Short Film

Category Rules

* Filmmakers submitting films assume all rights in regard to production of submission.

* To qualify for student entry fee rates, entrant must include proof of student status at the time of production (copy of student ID)

* All fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.

* Entrants must submit an ONLINE digital version of their film for viewing consideration OR DVD mailed to: PO BOX 143, Deal, New Jersey 07723

* If your entry includes DVDs or CDs, they should be received in our office within 14 days of the final deadline.

* All entries must be in English or subtitled in English.

* Films that have been shown theatrically or have been broadcast on television in the Tri-State Area prior to the Festival or are available on DVD or VOD are eligible for consideration.

* The JSFF retains the right to accept or decline any film, for whatever reason, without notice or explanation.

* Once a film has been submitted it can not be withdrawn.

* Only complete entries (including fee payment and screener) will be considered.

* You may submit multiple entries but must fill out a separate entry form and pay an entry fee for each.

* Films are selected for Jersey Shore Film Festival presentation by the JSFF screening committee. If a film is selected, the JSFF office will contact the entrant by phone or email.

* All entrants will be notified on or before July 20th, 2018 if they are accepted.

* By submitting, the filmmaker agrees to let the festival use excerpts from their screeners for use in JSFF trailers, publicity and promotions.

* The Jersey Shore Film Festival is not responsible for any lost, damaged, or stolen items, including films in any medium, while en-route or in our possession, on or off of festival grounds.

* All submitted films will not be returned to filmmakers.

* The decision of the Organizers, as to the interpretation of these rules, is final.