13th Annual

Fargo Fantastic Film Festival

October 01, 2015 to October 03, 2015

 
Category

Short

 

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
June 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 10.00 *
Student Fee 10.00 *
Regular Deadline
July 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Student Fee 10.00 *
Late Deadline
August 10, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
Student Fee 15.00 *
WAB Extended Deadline
August 17, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
August 31, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

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
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  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    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Software
Sponsor:Final Draft
Value of Goods/Services: 300 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

GENERAL RULES
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
Eligibility Requirements for the feature film and short film competition (jury and audience award):
-Running time for all feature films must be 50 minutes or more
-Running time for all shorts must be less than 50 minutes.
-Selected films must be made available in a DVD or Blu-Ray or media files.
-Films produced, financed or initiated by major motion picture studios are eligible for the competition. However, studio films will be judged in a separate category.
-Film submissions in a foreign language must be subtitled or dubbed in English.
-Films must be submitted for preview on
DVD (NTSC). Preview screeners will not be returned.
-Entries must include a film synopsis, and any supplemental information the filmmaker wishes to include. If accepted, a press kit will be required with complete cast/credits list and up to 6 stills. Stills sent on disks or through e-mail (to conchairs@valleycon.com) should be at least 300 dpi resolution .jpg or .tif files and at least 3 x 5. The synopsis should be a well-written, concise description of the basic plot and premise of your film. Maximum synopsis length is 150 words for features, 50 for shorts.
-The synopsis and stills may be used in the program guide and will be available to distributors, members of the press, and filmmakers.
-If submitting more than one film, a separate completed entry form is required for each title.

ENTRY FEES, DEADLINE, NOTIFICATION, AND SCHEDULING:
-Films are scheduled at the discretion of the Fargo Fantastic Film Festival. the FFFF13 retains the right to make changes to the published schedule at any time and for any reason. Films may be screened more than once.