12th Annual

Rural Route Film Festival

July 21, 2016 to July 24, 2016

 
Category

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
Regular Deadline
March 19, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 20.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately July 1, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 35 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    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BetaSP    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Film Gauge
  8mm
  16mm
  35mm
  70mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Documentary
One film will be chosen as the best documentary piece from the Rural Route Festival.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Narrative
One film will be chosen as the best fiction piece from the Rural Route Festival.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Experimental
One film will be chosen as the best experimental piece from the Rural Route Festival.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Once film is accepted you will need to provide digital still photos in JPEG format, size: 4"x6", 300dpi, along with a synopsis and filmmaker bio.

If selected, a final print in composite 35mm, 70mm, 16mm, Super 8, hi-res QT, or bluray DVD is required by July 1, 2016.

In the cover letter section above, please include a short explanation of what makes your film "rural." This can also be included with the preview copy.

Also, after the festival selections have been made, there is a possibility that your film might be chosen for the Rural Route offseason "highlights" tour, which showcases festival picks in big city, small city, and small town venues across the country and around the world. See the tour section at www.ruralroutefilms.com for more info. Be sure to indicate whether or not you agree to be included (if selected) at the time of submission.