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24-Apr-2014 11:44am PDT  

 

MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival

17 Annual: September 26, 2014 to October 05, 2014

  Short Films

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

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

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
 
March 1, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00


May 1, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00


July 15, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00


July 31, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 20-Sep-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 18 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2001


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


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


PRESSKIT 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