9th Annual

Los Angeles Greek Film Festival

June 03, 2015 to June 07, 2015

 
Category

Fiction Short Film

 

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
Regular Deadline
February 23, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00
Late Deadline
March 14, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately May 1, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 60 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2012

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from Greece, Cyprus or Greek-themed films. See rules.

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution

3 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP  
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Color Print
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> 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
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Audience Choice
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Special Jury Award
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Feature, documentary and short film submissions must have been completed within three years prior to May 2015 (no earlier than January 2012).
Eligible Films:
Films by Greek directors, writers, producers or actors (in starring roles), (co-directors, co-writers and co-producers are also eligible) from Greece and Cyprus. Must be credited.
Films by directors, writers, producers, or actors (in starring roles), (co-directors, co-writers and co-producers are also eligible) of Greek descent worldwide. Must be credited.
Greek and Cypriot productions.
Films about Greece and/or with a prevalent Greek theme.
Films submitted to LAGFF 2013 or 2014 which were not accepted, provided they were completed no earlier than January 2012. New entry fee and completed submission form required.

Greek-themed films from emerging local to Los Angeles filmmakers.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
All non-English films must have English subtitles.
More than one film may be submitted, but each must be submitted on a separate DVD NTSC screener and accompanied by separate submission form, entry fee, and printed payment receipt.
DVD NTSC submissions should be clearly marked, including the film title (in English,) running time, format and contact information. Please indicate the country of origin.
Submission DVD (NTSC) tapes will not be returned.
The entry fee is non-refundable and required at the time of submission. Please pay the entry fee by Paypal or through Withoutabox.com. Do not send cash or checks.

Electronic submissions of the film to be considered is preferred. Link of film available on VIMEO or other area can be submitted to: submissions@lagreekfilmfestival.org

Commercial transfer sites such as wetransfer.com, yousendit.com, dropbox.com are also accepted at the submissions@lagreekfilmfestival.org address

RULES & REGULATIONS
Inclusion in the festival as well as the number, dates, times and locations of screenings will be at the sole discretion of the Festival Directors.
Once a film is selected for presentation at LAGFF, the film’s producers or distributors agree not to hold a screening of the film in Los Angeles prior to the festival screening.
Submission of a signed entry form constitutes acceptance of the LAGFF regulations. Furthermore, the festival management reserves the right to decide all questions not specifically provided for in the regulations.
All disputes, matters of interpretation, controversies and other issues relating to the entry form or regulations shall be determined and resolved according to the laws of the State of California.

SUBMISSION MATERIALS
WAB application
Entry fee (paid through Paypal or Withoutabox.com)
Printed payment receipt.
Electronic submission (submissions@lagreekfilmfestival.org) or
Three (3) umarked preview DVDs (Region Free) subtitled in English. Non-English non-subtitled preview DVDs will not be considered.
All submission materials must be delivered in one package.

SCREENING REQUIREMENTS
If your film is selected for exhibition, you must provide LAGFF with:
Copy of the selected film in either 35mm or DCP or BlueRay for exhibition.
10 DVD screeners (NTSC) for features and 3 DVD screeners (NTSC) for shorts.
Photo stills in electronic form.
Complete list of credits (cast & crew)
Biography and filmography of the submitting filmmaker.
Posters/postcards (if applicable)
Trailer in electronic format, mpeg format (if applicable).
Accepted filmmakers will be sent specific instructions on sending the above materials. Publicity materials will not be returned.

FILM CATEGORIES
Feature Fiction Films: 60 min and over
Documentary Films:any duration
Short Fiction Films: under 60 min

ORPHEUS AWARDS
Best Fiction Feature Film
Best Documentary Film
Best Short Film
Audience Choice
Special Jury Award

SUBMISSION DEADLINES
Regular deadline: February 23, 2015 (received)
Final deadline: March 14, 2015 (received)

For inquiries write to: submissions@lagreekfilmfestival.org