Urban Mediamakers Film Festival

14 Annual October 08, 2015 to October 11, 2015

 
Category

Documentary - Short

 

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
April 22, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00
Regular Deadline
June 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00
Late Deadline
August 8, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
WAB Extended Deadline
August 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 4, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2012

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    
BLU-RAY
REGION 1    
Mobile
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)
  CD-ROM

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
Spanish
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  CD-ROM
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
Spanish
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 - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
The First Place winner of this category will receive a trophy, certificate, gift bag with products & services. consultation services, marketing, and cable TV airing of winning short documentary film (under 20 minutes) reaching over 4.8 million viewers. (Project must be family-friendly to air.)
Sponsor:UMFF 2015 Sponsors
Value of Goods/Services: 5,000 U.S. Dollar

2nd Place
The Second Place winner of this category will receive a certificate, trophy, gift bag, consultation services, marketing, and cable TV airing of winning short documentary (under 20 minutes) reaching over 4.8 million viewers. (Project must be family-friendly to air.)
Sponsor:2015 Sponsors
Value of Goods/Services: 3,000 U.S. Dollar

3rd Place
The Third Place winner of this category will receive a certificate, gift bag, consultation services, marketing, and cable TV airing of winning short documentary film (under 20 minutes) reaching over 4.8 million viewers. (Project must be family-friendly to air.) .
Sponsor:2015 Sponsors
Value of Goods/Services: 2,000 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

UMFF accepts films that already have distribution; however, films with a current distribution deal are not eligible for competition.