14th Annual

Sioux City International Film Festival

September 12, 2018 to September 16, 2018

 
Category

Horror/SciFi

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
March 31, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Student Fee 20.00 *
Regular Deadline
May 31, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Student Fee 30.00 *
Late Deadline
June 20, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 40.00
Student Fee 50.00 40.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately July 15, 2018

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 30 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after September 1, 2016

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Siouxie Trophy
Each category will have two awards: a juried award ($500 prize and a Siouxsie trophy) and an audience-choice award (Siouxsette trophy). The winning films in each category will be screened again at an awards ceremony Sunday, September 16, at the Orpheum Theatre. A Best of Festival trophy will be awarded to the juried winner of these films, and the audience will vote for Best of Festival audience choice. The juried grand prize is $1,000 and a Siouxsie trophy; the audience choice grand prize is $500 and a Siouxsette trophy. Prize amounts are subject to change.
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

- All movies must be no longer than thirty 30-minutes.

- Subject matter must be horror, science fiction or similar genre. We reserve the right to
determine when it will be shown.

- Although we would prefer your work to be submitted via on-line distribution you may
mail to the festival by appropriate deadlines.

- All movies must have been released after September 1, 2016.

- Once submitted the film may not be withdrawn.

- If accepted for showing at the festival the filmmaker must promptly send a digital link of
the film to the festival. Failure to timely receive the film will result it in not being shown.

- Submissions may be screened more than once during the Festival.

- If your film is selected for showing we will need the following Media File for Exhibition
Purposes: .mp4 with h.264 codec, 1920 x 1080p, 23.976fps (no larger than 2gb)

- Submitter represents to the festival that they have the authority and rights to submit the
film and will indemnify the festival from any claim by a third party as to rights.