13th Annual

Omaha Film Festival

March 06, 2018 to March 11, 2018

 
Category

Animated Short Film

 

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
July 10, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
September 11, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
November 13, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
November 27, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 45.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately February 7, 2018

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 25 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after November 1, 2016

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in NE

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not 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
OTHER
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  Other - Digital

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Animated Short Film
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

- To be eligible the film cannot have a public screening in Nebraska prior to the film festival (with the exception of collegiate screenings and touring Academy screenings).
- Nebraska Short Films: To be eligible for this category you must be a resident of Nebraska or the film has to have been shot primarily in Nebraska.
- For the Nebraska High School Short Film category you must be still in high school on March 2018 to be eligible for this category.
- Screenplay/Teleplay submissions must not have been produced or optioned. Screenplays that are currently optioned or have negotiations and/or are sold before March 6, 2018 are not eligible for competition. Applicants must notify OFF of any changes in status following submission.
- Scripts that have reached the semifinalist level or above in previous years within the OFF Screenplay Competition are not eligible for resubmission.
- All entries must be postmarked by the deadline date. All entries must be received by 11/28/17.
- All films that are not in English must have English language subtitles.
- Exhibition prints must be sent to the Omaha Film Festival prepaid, and return requests must include prepaid packaging.
- All Short Films must be no longer than 25 minutes in length.
- Releases for music and talent must be obtained by the filmmaker. The Omaha Film Festival is not liable for copyright infringement or unauthorized use.
- If your film has been selected to be screened at the festival we will request you send a press kit to include: digital stills, posters, postcards, a digital file of the trailer, and other publicity materials to maximize exposure for your film. These materials will not be returned.
- If your film has been selected to be screened at the festival we ask that it not be viewable in its entirety online on sites like YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook before the festival screening. Trailers or clips from the film are acceptable.
- The Omaha Film Festival does not assume any liability for damage to films, videos, or publicity materials.
- Film must have been completed after October 1, 2016.
- Filmmakers will be notified of festival acceptance by approximately February 7, 2018.