24th Annual

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

October 09, 2015 to October 18, 2015

 
Category

Documentary 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
Earlybird Deadline
April 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
May 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
June 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 50.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 16, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after October 1, 2012

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution

3 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
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
> 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.

Spa City Best Documentary Short
Documentary Short Subject (maximum of 40 minutes in length) Winner of this category will be eligible for Academy Award consideration without the standard theatrical run, provided the film otherwise complies with the Academy rules.

Category Rules

Entry Requirements:
•Completed and signed Entry Form and Payment Information, or completed Withoutabox Online Submission.
•If not submitting an online screener, please provide 3 DVD NTSC copies.
•Fees -
Earlybird Deadline: APRIL 15, 2015
Shorts (40 minutes and under) $35 USD
Earlybird Deadline: MAY 1, 2015
Shorts (40 minutes and under) $45
Regular Deadline: JUNE 15, 2015
Shorts (40 minutes and under) $50
Final Deadline: JULY 1, 2015
Shorts (40 minutes and under) $65

•Enclose a synopsis of 35 words or less, director’s bio and list of previous screenings and awards (be brief.)
•Optional – enclose press materials, film and filmmaker stills. Any digital images should be tiff or jpeg format. Macintosh preferred, 300 dpi, no image larger than 1MB. Return address must be submitted with your materials.