10th Annual

Imagine Science Film Festival

October 13, 2017 to October 20, 2017

 
Category

Shorts

 

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
Early Earlybird Deadline
April 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Earlybird Deadline
May 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Regular Deadline
July 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Late Deadline
August 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 10, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 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
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
MiniDV    
DVCAM    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BetaSP    
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.

Scientific Merit Award
The Nature Scientific Merit Award is awarded by a jury panel to the film that exemplifies science in storytelling and narrative filmmaking in a compelling, credible and inspiring manner.
Sponsor:Nature Publishing Group
Cash Award Value: 2,500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Audience Choice Award
Nature awards the Audience Award to the short film that received the most audience votes during the festival.
Sponsor:Nature Publishing Group
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

The Scientist Award
Films made by and about scientists are eligible, and the winner will receive in addition to $500 cash a year-long subscription to Science magazine. The goal of this award is to encourage more scientists to create film that let us into their minds, labs and lifestyle. Films made by scientists are eligible, and the winner will receive in addition to $500 cash a year-long subscription to Science magazine. The goal of this award is to encourage more scientists to create film that let us into their minds, labs and lifestyle.
Sponsor:AAAS/Science
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Honorable Mention
Short Film will receive particular attention by Imagine Science Films, its sponsors, and science/art connections.

Category Rules

Rules specific to this category not provided. Read the festival's General Rules.