28th Annual

New Orleans Film Festival

October 11, 2017 to October 19, 2017

 
Category

Documentary 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
January 20, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
March 24, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
May 5, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 55.00 50.00
WAB Extended Deadline
June 16, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
Student Fee 70.00 65.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 1, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after October 1, 2015

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

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

Do not submit a press kit.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Documentary Short
Past Awards have included a $500 cash prize, and filmmaker software packages from Movie Magic and from Showbiz Software.
Sponsor:TBA
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar

Audience Choice Award
All documentary shorts are eligible for an Audience Award, based on ballots submitted by audience members.

Category Rules

Prior Screenings:
- Entries may not have been publicly screened in the greater New Orleans area prior to the festival.

Exhibition Copies:
- If accepted, the final screening copy of your film must be in our office no later than September 5, 2017.

Updated Submissions:
- We are happy to review updated versions of your submission if time permits. However, there is no guarantee that our selection committee will view your updated version.

Competition:
- All competitive slots are filled by films that officially submit. No films are invited to submit for competition screenings.