27th Annual

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

October 19, 2018 to October 27, 2018

 
Category

Documentary Shorts

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
January 22, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
April 20, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
June 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 6, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 21, 2018

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
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Virtual Reality (VR)
  Oculus Rift
  HTC VIVE
  360° Video (Gear VR / Google Cardboard)
  Samsung Gear VR with Controller

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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Spa City Best Documentary Feature
Best Documentary Feature (over 40 minutes)

Category Rules

Entry Requirements:
SUBMISSIONS will be received between January and August of 2018, with notification of acceptance no later than September 21st, 2018.

SUBMISSION FORMAT: ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR PRE-SCREENING WITH VIMEO OR YOUTUBE LINK. You are required to keep us updated with passwords.

You may submit multiple entries but must fill out a separate entry form and pay an entry fee for each.


•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.