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04-Mar-2015 4:17pm PDT  

 

NYC PictureStart Film Festival

19 Annual: May 31, 2015 to June 02, 2015

  Short Film

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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
 
December 7, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00


February 7, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00


March 7, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00


April 15, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 45.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 25-Apr-2015


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 30 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)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best Short Film
Sponsor:Various


Best Actor
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Best Actress
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Best Cinematography
Best Short Film Cinematography
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Special Jury Award
Special Jury Award may or may not given - open to film or performance.


Audience Choice Award
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Audience Best Actor Award
Audience Award for Best Actor in Short
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Audience Best Actress Award
Audience Award for Best Actress In a Short
Sponsor:No Sponsor


CATEGORY RULES
Films must be no more than 30 minutes in length, including credits. Screening format must be DVD. Entrant is responsible for conversion of films to screening format. Films need not be premieres.

Accepting all genres.

It's preferred but not necessary to be screened first in NYC.

MAKE ALL CHECKS PAYABLE TO BEN ARREDONDO/NYC PictureStart, NOT TO PICTURESTART FILM FESTIVAL only, OR WE CANNOT PROCESS YOUR ENTRY.

PLEASE INCLUDE ENTRY NUMBERS ON ALL CHECKS