21st Annual

MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival

September 27, 2018 to October 07, 2018

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OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Select a Category of Entry to continue.

Short Films
Films must be 20 minutes and under in length. Any genre.
Screenplays
MANHATTAN SHORT Screenplay Competition is for screenplays for Short Films only. The competition is NOT just for established screenwriters it's for everyone. We encourage everyone and anyone to have a go at writing a short story and entering this competition, you may discover you are a screenwriter at heart.

Everyone has a story...just keep 'em short

The focus of this competition is not only designed to discover and promote the best short screenplays out there, but to connect great short stories to great filmmakers.

All scripts entered should have a synopsis, character breakdown, page length and contact information listed at the MANHATTAN SHORT Contact a Screenwriter page. This page will be marketed through the MANHATTAN SHORT network.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE

ONE WORLD - ONE WEEK - ONE FESTIVAL.

During the week of Thursday September 27 to Sunday October 8, 2018 over 100,000 film lovers in over 300 Cinemas across 6 Continents will unite to view & vote on the Finalists Films' in the 21st Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival.

ALL FILMS SELECTED QUALIFY FOR TO ENTER THE OSCARS IN 2019.

MANHATTAN SHORT does a full weeks run in a Cinema in Hollywood in the county of Los Angeles. This theater booking means every film selected as a Finalist in the Festival is eligible to enter the Oscars.

If making short films is about getting your work out there, no other film festival can compare to MANHATTAN SHORT.



ABOUT THE FESTIVAL


MANHATTAN SHORT 2018

Join us between Sept 27 to Oct 7, 2018, when over 100,000 film lovers will gather in over 300 cinemas across 6 continents for one reason...to view and vote on the finalists films' in the 21st Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival.

MANHATTAN SHORT is not a touring Festival; rather, it is an instantaneous celebration that occurs simultaneously across the globe, bringing great films to great venues and allowing the audiences to select their favorites.

All Film Selected Qualify to enter Oscars:
MANHATTAN SHORT does a full weeks run in a Cinema in Hollywood in the county of Los Angeles. This theater booking means every film selected as a Finalist in the Festival is eligible to enter the Oscars.

If the Film Festival experience truly is about getting great works in front of as many eyes as possible, MANHATTAN SHORT offers the ultimate platform -- one that sees its films screened in Sydney, Mumbai, Moscow, Vienna, Cape Town to cinemas in all fifty states of the United States and beyond.



ORGANIZERS

Nick Mason (Distributor)

GENERAL RULES

Manhattan Short Film Festival Rules and Regulations


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


Films in languages other then English require English subtitles.


Films must be in by Midnight July 31.


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Term & Conditions

All decisions are final.

Filmmakers are to enjoy the Festival, and love getting their work out there.

Short films are made to be seen.