13th Annual

Santa Monica Film Festival

September 22, 2018 to September 22, 2018

 
Category

U.S. Short Films

 

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
March 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Regular Deadline
May 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
Late Deadline
July 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 85.00 80.00
Final Deadline
August 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 105.00 100.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
August 21, 2018

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 50 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    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
OTHER
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  DCP
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Short Film Grand Jury Prize

Short Film Jury Award: Non-fiction
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Short Film Jury Award: U.S. Fiction

Short Film Jury Award: Animation

Short Film Special Jury Award

Category Rules