42nd Annual

Boston Science Fiction Film Festival & Marathon

February 10, 2017 to February 20, 2017

 
Category

Short Film

 

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
July 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 26.50 *
Student Fee 21.50 *
Regular Deadline
October 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 42.00 37.00
Student Fee 37.50 32.50
Late Deadline
November 30, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.50 60.50
WAB Extended Deadline
December 15, 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 January 15, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 55 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after June 1, 2015

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    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
SDV    
DCP    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
Film Gauge
  35mm
  70mm

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 - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best of Fest Award
The Gort Certificate of Merit iRobot Rooma vacuum cleaner Naragansett Beer swag and more
Sponsor:tba
Value of Goods/Services: 1,250 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

All submitted films must have a science or science fiction component. Our interpretation is broad. Please adhere to the rules regarding length, format, etc as previously noted on this site.

Decisions by the screening committee are final and not open for reconsideration with regards to content or themes.