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16-Apr-2014 6:07pm PDT  

 

Nevada City Film Festival

14 Annual: September 04, 2014 to September 07, 2014

  Short Film under 5 Minutes

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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
 
March 1, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *


April 1, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00


May 1, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00


May 31, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Jul-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 5 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 COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
SDV    
MiniDV    
DVCAM    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Film Gauge
  16mm
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Special Jury Award
Sponsor:Nevada City Film Festival
Cash Award Value: 1,500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


Audience Choice Award
Sponsor:Nevada City Film Festival
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
Professional and amateur filmmakers working in all aesthetic forms and genres are welcomed. Narratives, documentaries, animated and experimental films and videos of 5 minutes or less are eligible for consideration as a Short Film under 5 Minutes

The Nevada City Film Festival accepts no responsibility for loss or damage of entries during shipment to or from The Nevada City Film Festival.

1. Entries must be postmarked according to the deadline.
2. Entrants must submit a DVD viewing copy for consideration. (Region 0 or 1)
3. Entry and payment will not be processed without an accompanying DVD.
4. Please include WAB four-digit number with DVD when submitting.
5. For publications purposes, if your film/video is selected for screening, entrants must be prepared to supply at least three electronic images (publicity stills) either in jpeg or PDF format, 300 dpi. NOTE: Only electronic images will be accepted for the official festival catalog-program. We also encourage submitting as much publicity material that is available and a complete credit list. These additional materials cannot be returned. Any materials that entrants wish to be seen by the programming committee should be submitted in duplicate with this application.
6. Upon acceptance a 1 minute web sized preview is also highly encouraged.
7. Exceptions to the festival regulations must be authorized by one of the Festival Directors.