34th Annual

Three Rivers Film Festival

November 06, 2015 to November 15, 2015

 
Category

Short Fiction

 

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
August 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard 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 October 19, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 25 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2014

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    
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Film Gauge
  8mm
  16mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Award is $500 cash plus a $500 certificate for Kodak film stock.
Sponsor:Pittsburgh Filmmakers
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

2nd Place
Award is $300 cash plus a $300 certificate for Kodak film stock.
Sponsor:Pittsburgh Filmmakers
Cash Award Value: 300 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 300 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

3rd Place
Award is $200 cash plus a $200 certificate for Kodak film stock.
Sponsor:Pittsburgh Filmmakers
Cash Award Value: 200 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 200 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

34th ANNUAL THREE RIVERS FILM FESTIVAL
NOW ACCEPTING ENTRIES

Pittsburgh Filmmakers, one of the oldest and largest media arts centers in the U.S., is now accepting films for its Three Rivers Film Festival. Short works (under 25 minutes) are entered into a juried competition with prizes. Films and videos of all content types are accepted, inclding narrative, documentary, experimental and animation.

Entrants should send a DVD copy of the work, postmarked by August 31, 2015. Copies will not be returned. Winning and honorably-mentioned shorts will be screened during the Festival. Prizes are $500 for first place, $300 for second, and $200 for third. For more information, shorts@pghfilmmakers.org or call (412) 681-5449.

GENERAL RULES
The competitive section of the 3RFF is open to short films under 25 minutes. Genres considered are short fiction, documentary, experimental and animation. There is a limit of three entries per person.

A completed entry form and entry fee (non-refundable) must accompany each piece submitted. Make checks payable to Pittsburgh Filmmakers.

Work submitted must have a copyright or have been completed no earlier than January 2014.

Do not send film reels or original materials. Submission disks will not be returned.

A number of works will be selected to be shown as part of the shorts program of the 3RFF (November 2015).

Of those selected for inclusion in the festival, cash awards will be given for first ($500), second ($300) and third ($200) place. Judging will be done by a festival jury. Staff members of Pittsburgh Filmmakers are welcome to enter, and their works may be selected for Festival inclusion but are not eligible for prize awards.

Selection announcements will be made on October 19, 2015 on the 3RFF website (www.3rff.com). Please, no calls.