19th Annual

NYC PictureStart Film Festival

May 31, 2015 to June 02, 2015

 
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
December 7, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Regular Deadline
February 7, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
March 7, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
April 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 45.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately April 25, 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 & 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)
  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


Press Kit 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

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