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24-May-2015 8:21am PDT  

 

Vail Film Festival

12 Annual: March 26, 2015 to March 29, 2015

  Shorts

 
 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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

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
 
July 31, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00


August 30, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00


September 30, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00


October 31, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 01-Feb-2015


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2013


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


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
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Statement by the Director


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 2015 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 2016 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.

For questions, email shorts@vailfilmfestival.org.