11th Annual

HollyShorts Film Festival

August 13, 2015 to August 22, 2015

 
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 6, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
April 10, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
May 22, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
Student Fee 60.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
June 5, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 65.00
Student Fee 75.00 60.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately July 10, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2011

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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
SDV    
DCP    
DigiBeta    
DVCAM    
HDCAM    
DVCPro    
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
Film Gauge
  16mm
  35mm

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
$15,000 Company 3 post production services prize.
Sponsor:COMPANY 3
Value of Goods/Services: 15,000 U.S. Dollar

Best VFX
$10,000 of METHOD STUDIOS VFX post production services
Sponsor:Method Studios
Value of Goods/Services: 10,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

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
ZYPE BEST SHORT FILM GRAND PRIZE $15,000 cash
Sponsor:ZYPE
Cash Award Value: 15,000 U.S. Dollar

Best Director
$10,000 Company 3 post production services prize.
Sponsor:COMPANY 3
Value of Goods/Services: 10,000 U.S. Dollar

Best Student
HD Camera rental package courtesy of Martini Crew Booking
Sponsor:Martini Crew Booking
Value of Goods/Services: 5,000 U.S. Dollar

Best Comedy
Film Distribution package for mobile and online. Film and TV solutions from Showbiz Software
Sponsor:Fun LIttle Movies
Value of Goods/Services: 2,000 U.S. Dollar

Best Cinematography
Winner gets $5,000 in post production services courtesy of Company 3
Sponsor:Company 3
Value of Goods/Services: 5,000 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

Category Rules

Films and videos submitted to the Festival will be considered for competitive categories. By submitting your film for consideration for the 11th 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.