Short Sharp Film Festival

9 Annual August 15, 2015 to August 15, 2015

 
Category

Animation

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in Australian Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
March 28, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Regular Deadline
June 13, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
June 20, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 45.00
WAB Extended Deadline
June 27, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately July 25, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 2 minutes to 8 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
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Animation
This is a cash only Award and will be paid to Australian winners via EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) and all non-Australia winners via PayPal only.
Cash Award Value: 1,000 Australian Dollar

Runner Up
This is a cash only Award and will be paid to Australian winners via EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) and all non-Australia winners via PayPal only.
Cash Award Value: 500 Australian Dollar

People's Choice Award
This is a cash only Award and will be paid to Australian winners via EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) and all non-Australia winners via PayPal only.
Cash Award Value: 250 Australian Dollar

Category Rules

• Short Sharp Film Festival (SSFF) accepts all styles of Animation under 8 minutes including credits.

• SSFF accepts M rated and will refuse any material that is classified under the Australian Classification Board as R rated. Please view the below link for more information on Australian Classifications:
http://www.classification.gov.au/www/cob/classification.nsf/Page/ClassificationMarkings_ClassificationMarkingsonFilmandComputerGames_ClassificationMarkingsonFilmandComputerGames

• SSFF adheres to the principle of Intellectual Copyright protection. Please read our entry guidelines at the following link: www.shortsharpdigital.org.au/short-sharp-film-festival/tips-tricks/.com/ You are responsible to ensure that all you material is copyright cleared, visual as well as audio.

• If you are chosen as a finalist you will be notified by email and sent instructions on how to deliver SSFF a .mp4 screening file.

• As part of our entry requirements SSFF seek to use finalist films and / or animations for promotional purposes only. If you have any restrictions or copyright issues with this requirement, please indicate this via email when sending in your entry.

• This is a cash only Award and will be paid to Australian winners via EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) and all non-Australian winners via PayPal only.