Fees and Deadlines

Festival Rules   

2017 Submission Fees and Deadlines

Short Length Films
Early Bird Deadline, May 27, 2017 ………………. $35.00 USD
Regular Deadline, July 29. 2017 ………………….$45.00 USD
Final Deadline, November 11, 2017 ……………….$55.00 USD

Feature Length Films
Early Bird Deadline, May 27, 2017 ………………… $45.00 USD
Regular Deadline, July 29. 2017 ……………………$55.00 USD
Final Deadline, November 11, 2017 ………………….$65.00 USD

Film selections will be announced no later than November 25, 2017.

The festival will run December 7 through December 16, 2017.

Films submitted in the incorrect Category and/or submitted as a Short Length Film, but having a total runtime that is equal to that of a Feature Length Film, will be disqualified from consideration.

Category Summary:

Narrative Feature = 50+ minutes
Narrative Short = 49 or less minutes
Comedy Feature = 50+ Minutes
Comedy Short = 49 or less minutes
Animation Feature = 50+ Minutes
Animation Short = 49 or less minutes
Documentary Feature = 50+ minutes
Documentary Short = 49 or less minutes
Experimental Feature = 50+ minutes
Experimental Short = 49 or less minutes
Horror Feature = 50+ minutes
Horror Short = 49 or less minutes
Gay/Lesbian Feature = 50+ minutes
Gay/Lesbian Short = 49 or less minutes
Religious/Spiritual Feature = 50+ minutes
Religious/Spiritual Short = 49 or less minutes
Music Video = 15 minutes or less

Only one title per entry form. Productions from 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 may be submitted. Do not submit works in progress. Absolutely NO REFUNDS will be made for submission fees. 

All entries must be received no later than the appropriate entry deadline they were submitted under. Additional entry fees will be required if not received by the appropriate deadline. Entries received with incomplete information and/or missing Fee Payments will not be considered.

ABSOLUTELY NO INTERNATIONAL CHECKS, INTERNATIONAL POSTAL MONEY ORDERS, PERSONAL CHECKS, WIRE TRANSFERS, OR MONEY GRAMS WILL BE ACCEPTED. For all entries submitted, we will only accept payment for submission fees in the form of CREDIT CARDS and/or ETF TRANSFERS.