13th Annual

Fantastic Fest

September 21, 2017 to September 28, 2017

 
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
February 22, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
April 26, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
May 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
June 21, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 24, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after June 1, 2016

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Austin

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
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Media Files
  DCP
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Check website for award details
Sponsor:Various

Category Rules

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
Eligibility Requirements for the feature film and short film competition (jury and audience award):
• Running time for all feature films must be 70 minutes or more
• Running time for all shorts must be less than 30 minutes.
• Selected films must be made available in a 35mm composite print, DCP, and Bluray.
• Film submissions in a foreign language must be subtitled in English.
• All films must be at least a Texas premiere and cannot be made available publicly online at any time before the fest
• Acceptable screening format is an online screener. We do not accept hardcopy screeners.
• If submitting more than one film, a separate completed entry is required for each title.

ENTRY FEES, DEADLINE, NOTIFICATION, AND SCHEDULING
• Films are scheduled at the discretion of Fantastic Fest. Fantastic Fest retains the right to make changes to the published schedule at any time and for any reason. Films may be screened more than once.