8th Annual

Atlantic City Cinefest

October 16, 2015 to October 18, 2015

 
Category

Short Film (60 minutes or less): all genres: adventure, romance, thriller, horror, crime, etc...

 

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
May 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Student Fee 12.00 *
Regular Deadline
June 30, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 14.00 *
Late Deadline
August 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 18.00 13.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 15, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 5 minutes to 60 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from North America

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution

2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    

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 - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best of Fest Award
Trophy

New Director Award
Trophy
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Trophy
Best Producer Award

Best New Producer Award
Trophy
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Young Actor Award
Trophy
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Young Actress Award
Trophy
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Audience Award Best of Fest
Trophy
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Short Documentary
Trophy
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Best Actor in a Short
Trophy
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Best Actress in a Short
Trophy
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Best Director/Short
Trophy
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Best Short Film
Trophy
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Best Local Short
Trophy
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Best New Jersey-based Short
Trophy
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Category Rules

• Entry fees will not be returned.
• Submission due by August 15, 2015
• Atlantic City Cinefest reserves the right to impose a $20 surcharge for returned checks.
•Filmmaker agrees that he/she will be solely responsible for the delivery of his/her film materials to and from the festival venue.
• Entry title and name of entrant must be on all materials and containers.
• Photographs and press kit will be needed immediately if a film is accepted.
• If selected, filmmakers must provide:
*any requested information about the film, cast/crew, etc. for promotion;
*30 second clip or trailer on DVD for features;
*press kits, including stills, director photos in hard copy or CD in TIFF files
YOU MUST INCLUDE THIS COMPLETED FORM WITH SIGNATURE AND PAYMENT
*We do not accept free submissions so please don't ask