12th Annual

Chicago International REEL Shorts Festival

October 29, 2015 to November 01, 2015

 
Category

Music Video

 

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
March 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
Regular Deadline
May 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Late Deadline
July 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
WAB Extended Deadline
September 30, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately October 15, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 5 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2010

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  
REGION 1  

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
OTHER
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
MiniDV    
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Audience Choice Award
For the film with the most audience votes in the festival.
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best of Fest Award
Each category will have a best of as voted by the festival team.

Category Rules

A music video is defined as a filmed or videotaped rendition of a recorded song, often portraying musicians performing the song or including visual images interpreting the lyrics.

*Must be under 5 Minutes.

***DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR MUSIC RELATED SHORT FILM TO THIS CATEGORY!! IF YOU HAVE TO QUESTION IF YOUR FILM IS A MUSIC VIDEO SUBMIT IT IN THE SHORT FILM CATEGORY INSTEAD. Films submitted to this category that are actually 'Short Films' but submitted here to save money will be disqualified AND THE FEE WILL NOT BE RETURNED.

Thank You!