13th Annual

The New York City Horror Film Festival

November 17, 2016 to November 20, 2016

 
Category

Short Film

 

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
February 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
June 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
August 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately October 15, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 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
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SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
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Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Black&White Print
> Production Still Photos - Slides
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Various Awards TBA
Prizes change each year, but usually include approximately $5000 worth in goods and services. Past prizes have included trips to Europe, screen writing boot camps, etc.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Submissions to the Short Film category must be 40 minutes or under and in the Horror, Sci-Fi or Thriller genres.

1. Premiere status will be one of the factors considered when determining a film's inclusion in the New York City Horror Film Festival...world, U.S., East Coast.

2. Feature films must not have had any commercial, theatrical, TV, internet or festival screenings on the east coast within 6 months of the NYCHFF.

3. Filmmakers must deliver final format for festival screenings by October 31st. No exceptions permitted!. Back up DVD or BLURAY must be included!!!

4. We will accept links to online versions of your film. You may enter a password protected link to your online screener when completing submission form.

5. All prints must be picked up after the screening and signed for by the filmmaker. If you attend the festival and do not pick up your print, you will be responsible for shipping.