Film submissions are accepted from May 21, 2018 – November 5, 2018 through Withoutbox
The Santa Fe Film Festival (SFFF) is open to US and Foreign films in these categories:
Narrative Features (all types)
Shorts (all types)
Spotlight on New Mexico Filmmakers (all types, features & shorts – made in New Mexico)
Sci Fi Shorts / Animated Shorts
Music Video Shorts
Sexy Shorts / Adult Shorts (New)
With juried awards presented at the Festival, it is important for a selected film to have a representative at the Festival. Films not represented at the Festival will not be considered for awards.
CALL FOR ENTRY GENERAL GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES:
All film entries must be uploaded to Without a Box or Film Freeway through secure online screening. Feature length films are a minimum of 40 minutes or maximum of 105 minutes. Short films have a maximum run time of 39 minutes.
Non-English language films must have English subtitles or be dubbed in English. More than one entry may be submitted. However, a separate entry form, preview copy and entry fee are required for each title.
CRITERIA FOR SUBMISSION
Eligible films must meet the following criteria:
- All films must be submitted through the Secure On Line Screener
- A press kit is required with the entry form, including:
- Production Still Photos – Digital
- Photo of the Director – Digital
- Biography/Filmography – Director
- Biography/Filmography – Producer
- Biography/Filmography – Writer
Press kits are only required in digital format. Pictures must be 400 dpi. Please submit 3 separate pictures for production stills and 3 separate pictures of filmmakers
Postcards, flyers, and posters will be accepted but are not required.
Acceptance notices will be sent via e-mail by (approximately) December 20, 2018. Due to the large number of film entries, the Santa Fe Film Festival cannot provide feedback and/or additional correspondence to films that are NOT selected. The Festival will ONLY notify those films selected for the Festival.
If selected: For features; a DCP or Blue Ray of your film and for shorts: DCP, Apple Pro Res 422HQ, MOV Quicktime File, MPEG 4 must be shipped (P.O. Box: 2167, Santa Fe, NM 87504) to arrive in the SFFF office no later than January 24, 2019 , clearly labeled with email and telephone number. Film producers / distributors are responsible for shipment of films to SFFF. SFFF will not return films. If a film is accepted, the filmmaker will be notified by December 20, 2018 (approximately)
A digital press kit is required (once a film has been selected) for all feature films. A digital press kits is requested but not required for all shorts. Print collateral may also be sent at the filmmakers expense.
- Production Still Photos – 400 DPI (3 separate pictures)
- Photos of Filmmaker- 400 DPI (3 separate pictures)
- Director Bio/Filmography
- Producer Bio/Filmography
- Writer Bio/Filmography
- Plot synopsis
Projects may have distribution
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