17th Annual

MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival

September 26, 2014 to October 05, 2014

 
Category

Short Films

 

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
March 1, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
May 1, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
July 15, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 31, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 20, 2014

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 18 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2001

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

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
REGION 2  
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DigiBeta  
HDCAM  
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BetaSP  
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  Other - Digital

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Statement by the Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Gold Medal
Sponsor:MANHATTAN SHORT
Cash Award Value: 5,000 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 5,000 U.S. Dollar

2nd Place
Silver Medal
Sponsor:MANHATTAN SHORT
Value of Goods/Services: 2,000 U.S. Dollar

3rd Place
Bronze Medal
Sponsor:MANHATTAN SHORT
Value of Goods/Services: 2,000 U.S. Dollar

Best Animation
Gold Medal
Sponsor:MANHATTAN SHORT
Value of Goods/Services: 2,000 U.S. Dollar

Best Screenplay
Gold Medal
Sponsor:MANHATTAN SHORT
Value of Goods/Services: 2,000 U.S. Dollar

Best Actor
Audiences at each venue are asked to Vote for the one Actor they think is best. - Gold Medal
Sponsor:MANHATTAN SHORT
Value of Goods/Services: 2,000 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Manhattan Short Film Festival Rules and Regulations

The Festival screens off Blu Ray and DCP. No Film Prints are ever required.

For pre-selection the Festival requires films on DVD, Blu Ray or Vimeo Links in NTSC and PAL formats.

If selected we would like to receive an Apple Prores HQ QuickTime file at 1080i (59.94) in NTSC -

Yes everyone there is a difference between NTSC and PAL for Apple Prores QT files

Films in languages other then English require English subtitles.

Films should be no longer then 18 minutes in length. The festival will allow for 1 to 2 minutes leeway to suit the filmmaker’s vision