6th Annual

Literally Short Film Festival

June 05, 2019 to June 09, 2019

 
Category

Animation Short

 

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
January 4, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
February 1, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
March 1, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
WAB Extended Deadline
March 30, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately April 18, 2019

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 25 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2018

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Houston

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

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

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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Grand Jury Prize
$5,000 USD Filmmaker/Representative must be present to receive award.
Cash Award Value: 5,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Picture
$1,000 USD
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Award of Excellence
$500 USD
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Films may not be publicly available online prior to submission, and winning films may not be made publicly available online until after the festival.

All categories are competitive.

All genres are accepted. Foreign language films must be subtitled in English.

Films must have been completed after January 1, 2018.

Maximum film duration: 25:00 minutes (including credits).

Winner (or representative) of top 3 prizes must be in attendance to receive the cash prize. Funding of the top three prizes will only be available if the filmmaker acknowledges and responds to the prize package before the first day of the festival.

By submitting a film to the Literary Short Film Festival (LSFF), filmmaker grants permission to the LSFF to screen the film, in whole or in part, for any or all promotions, compilations, screenings, and at any events sponsored or co-sponsored by Literal Magazine including but not limited to the film festival. Accepted films may not screen online prior to the film festival once they have been submitted. The filmmaker submitting the film hereby warrants that he/she/it is over the age of 18, and is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. Filmmaker agrees that all rights and permissions for any materials contained within said entry, including all music rights, photographs, film clips, voice recordings, have been granted, and Filmmaker will indemnify and hold LSFF harmless from any or all disputes and claims that may arise from these rights and permissions granted.