21st Annual

Sarasota Film Festival

April 05, 2019 to April 14, 2019

 
Category

Shorts

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
October 5, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Regular Deadline
November 2, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
November 30, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00
WAB Extended Deadline
December 21, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
Student Fee 60.00 55.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 8, 2019

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2018

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

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Short Film
Audience Award For Best Short Film
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Best Narrative Short
Chosen by our shorts jury.

Best Documentary Short
Chosen by our shorts jury.

Best Animated Short
Chosen by our shorts jury.

Category Rules

Sarasota Film Festival programs short films in themed packages. We may also pair a short to run before a feature, depending on content. Short films must be 40 minutes or shorter.

If you are a student, please indicate the school you are representing and send an photocopy of your current student ID to programming@sarasotafilmfestival.com or upload the photocopy to your submission.

Films must have been completed after January 1, 2018. Films completed before 2018 will NOT be considered.