11th Annual

DC Shorts Film Festival

September 11, 2014 to September 21, 2014

 
Category

General Films

 

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
January 31, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Regular Deadline
March 31, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Late Deadline
April 20, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
WAB Extended Deadline
April 30, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
July 1, 2014

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 20 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2013

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  
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
SDV    
MiniDV    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

Do not submit a press kit.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Outstanding Local FIlm
$250 cash and a beautiful handmade glass trophy presented to a film by the other filmmakers in attendance.
Sponsor:KVM Rentals
Cash Award Value: 250 U.S. Dollar

Outstanding First-Time Director
$250 cash and a beautiful handmade glass trophy presented to a film by the other filmmakers in attendance.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Cash Award Value: 250 U.S. Dollar

Filmmaker's Choice
$250 cash and a beautiful handmade glass trophy presented to a film by the other filmmakers in attendance.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Cash Award Value: 250 U.S. Dollar

Festival Director's Choice
$250 cash and a beautiful handmade glass trophy presented to a film by the other filmmakers in attendance.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Cash Award Value: 250 U.S. Dollar

Audience Choice Award
Framed certificate presented to the Audience Favorite from each showcase.
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Category Rules

===> We highly recommend visiting our web site at http://dcshorts.com to review our submission process, read how we judge and score films, and to research past festivals to see the types of films we have shown over the last 10 years.

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GENERAL FILMS
All films which do not fit into one of our other listed special categories.