25th Annual

Slamdance Film Festival

January 25, 2019 to January 31, 2019

 
Category

Narrative Features

 

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 16, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Regular Deadline
August 27, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00
Late Deadline
October 4, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 95.00
WAB Extended Deadline
October 11, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 110.00 105.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately December 15, 2018

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 40 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
Project must not have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  DCP

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Jury Award for Narrative Feature

Audience Award for Narrative Feature

Russo Brothers Fellowship
Filmmakers of Slamdance 2019 will compete for various awards and prizes, including the Slamdance Sparky, and the Russo brothers $25,000 Fellowship award, in addition to other cash and service prizes provided by our sponsors.
Sponsor:Anthony and Joe Russo
Cash Award Value: 25,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Filmmaker Award for Spirit of Slamdance
All participating filmmakers vote to decide which film and its filmmakers represented the Spirit of Slamdance the best during the 2019 Festival.
This prize is shared with other categories.

Sponsored Prizes
Each year significant cash and service prizes are awarded to all Sparky Award recipients.
Sponsor:TBA
This prize is shared with other categories.

Slamdance Cinema Club
Slamdance offers selected feature and short films theatrical showings during the following year, through the Slamdance Cinema Club.

Category Rules

Narrative features over 40 min in length, made by first-time narrative feature directors, with a budget under one million dollars and no distribution.