15th Annual

Vail Film Festival

March 22, 2018 to March 25, 2018

 
Category

Shorts

 

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
May 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Regular Deadline
July 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
August 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
WAB Extended Deadline
September 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately December 1, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 30 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2016

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
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

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

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

Do not submit a press kit.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Short
Designated Vail Film Festival Press Release to national media announcing the Film Competition Winners, and listing the film as the Best Short Film winner of the 2018 Vail Film Festival. Announcement as winner of the Best Short Film at the Official Awards Ceremony covered by national media. Announcement as Best Short Film winner in festival newsletter and listing on festival website and in Official festival program guide. 2 Filmmaker Passes to the 2019 Vail Film Festival. If requested by filmmaker, festival will send the short film to established producers.
Value of Goods/Services: 2,500 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Short Film entries must have a running time of 30 minutes or less.

The 2018 festival will have a special focus on work by female filmmakers. All films submitted and screened at the 2018 event must have one woman involved as either director, producer, or screenwriter.

For questions, email info@vailfilmfestival.org.