13th Annual

HollyShorts Film Festival

August 10, 2017 to August 19, 2017

 
Category

Short Live Action

 

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
February 3, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
April 7, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
May 19, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
Student Fee 60.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
June 2, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00
Student 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 July 14, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 40 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    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required with the entry form, including:


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Special Jury Award
$20,000 Company 3 post production services prize.
Sponsor:COMPANY 3
Value of Goods/Services: 20,000 U.S. Dollar

Panavision Future Filmmaker Award
$10,000 Camera package prize from Panavision
Sponsor:Panavision
Value of Goods/Services: 10,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best of Fest Award
KODAK BEST SHORT FILM Grand Prize $5000 in film stock courtesy of Kodak
Sponsor:KODAK
Value of Goods/Services: 5,000 U.S. Dollar

Best Director
$20,000 Company 3 post production services prize.
Sponsor:COMPANY 3
Value of Goods/Services: 20,000 U.S. Dollar

Best Comedy
Kodak film stock
Sponsor:Kodak
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. Dollar

Best Cinematography
Winner gets $20,000 in post production services courtesy of Company 3
Sponsor:Company 3
Value of Goods/Services: 20,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Editing
$2,000 in Scheduling and budgeting software prize from Jungle Software.
Sponsor:Jungle Software
Value of Goods/Services: 2,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Horror
Distribution deal on Shorts HD and Fear The Crypt app prize pack, judged by Eli Roth.
Sponsor:Fear The Crypt App and Shorts HD
Value of Goods/Services: 5,000 U.S. Dollar

Best Action
$2000 sound stage rental for a shoot.
Sponsor:True Vision Entertainment
Value of Goods/Services: 2,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Rules & Terms

Films and videos submitted to the Festival will be considered for competitive categories. Oscar nominated films may be submitted for screening but not in the competitive categories. By submitting your film for consideration for the 13th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival, you agree for HollyShorts to screen your short film if it is an official selection for this year's festival and are obligated to your commitment. All films with screen on DCP unless otherwise mentioned.

**Please note that by submitting your film, being accepted and submitting your DCP to screen- you are confirming that HollyShorts can screen your film, regardless of another festival's acceptance and are bound by these terms and conditions.**