21st Annual

Ohio Independent Film Festival

November 11, 2016 to November 11, 2016

 
Category

Short Films (30 minutes or less)

 

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
June 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
July 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
August 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
September 1, 2016
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 October 1, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 20 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Cleveland

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Black&White Print
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards

Prizes & Awards

This category is not a competition.
No prizes/awards entered for this category.

Category Rules

1. This year's One Night Only event theme focuses on females in film and requires that all films submitted meet one or more of the following criteria:
1a. Directed by a female or females
1b. Must pass the Bechdel Test (see http://bechdeltest.com/)

2. All submissions are electronic but filmmaker will be required to send DVD or Blu-Ray (label with the title, running time and submission number) upon acceptence. Cost of shipping must be paid by the entrant.

3. All screening media, press kits, publicity info, photos, etc. will be retained as part of Independent Pictures library.

4. All filmmakers will be notified of acceptance status by October 7, 2016 (approx.- TBA).

4. Upon 7 day advance request, filmmakers selected for the 2016 OIFF One Night Only event will receive ONE non-transferable Courtesy Pass to the event.

OPTIONAL ENTRY ITEMS
*publicity photos
*press kit, publicity info, news articles (strongly encouraged)