HollyShorts Film Festival

HollyShorts, HSFF

14th edition

Aug 09 - Aug 18, 2018
Hollywood, CA, United States

Open Call Oct 09, 2017 - Jun 01, 2018  Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films
Film length

Mission / description HollyShorts is an organization devoted to showcasing the best and brightest short films from around the globe, advancing the careers of filmmakers through screenings, networking events, awards, and various panels and forums. The HollyShorts Film festival showcases the top short films produced 40- minutes or less, as well as special alumni feature film screenings. full text less text

Festival website http://hollyshorts.com/

Rate Favorite Share Submit your film SELECT SUBMISSION CATEGORY Youth Category Web Series Animation Commercial Documentary Music Video Short Live Action Student
Class Founded: 2004
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Oct 09, 2017

Early bird deadline: Feb 02, 2018
Regular deadline: Apr 06, 2018
Late deadline: Jun 01, 2018

Notification date: Jul 16, 2018

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Fees Fees range from 22.88 to 73.20 USD . See submission categories for details about fees. Submission through FFL is up to 6.80 USD cheaper than on other submission platforms for Film Plan subscribers.
Awards Total prize money: 150,000.00 USD
Other prizes: 150,000 worth of in kind prizes from Company 3, Method Studios, Panavision and many others!
Festival sections
3D
Commericals
Music Video
Short Animation
Short Documentary
Short Live
Short Live Action
Short Screenplay
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Student
Must submit with valid student ID
Television
TV series episodics or pilots 45 minutes or less.
Trailers
Web Series
General rules HollyShorts Film Festival Official Rules

All entries must be postmarked by June 1, 2018 to be eligible.

Employees (and their immediate families (parent, spouse, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of HollyShorts and any of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies or festival sponsors, are not eligible to win. There is no limit on the number of short films you can submit; however, each short film submitted by you must be original and different from any other short film submitted by you, submitted on a separate Vimeo link. HollyShorts reserves the right to reject any short film that it determines, in its sole and absolute discretion, contains prohibited content or is offensive, inappropriate or otherwise unacceptable. All eligible entries received by HollyShorts will be judged by the HollyShorts selection committee and jury. Selections will be notified by email on/around July 16, 2018.

By submitting your film for consideration for the 14th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival, you agree for HollyShorts to screen your short film if it is an official selection for this year's festival and are obligated to your commitment.

Terms and Conditions

If selected, I hereby grant permission to screen the above mentioned at HollyShorts film festival. In addition, proceeds made by HollyShorts will go to HollyShorts, selected charities and sponsors. Submission information and screeners will be utilized solely for the purpose of helping the selected parties advance their careers by showcasing the work to industry peers and executives.
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Category Rules:

CATEGORY RULES
Films and videos submitted to the Festival will be considered for competitive categories. Oscar nominated films may be submitted for screening but not in the competitive categories. By submitting your film for consideration for the 14th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival, you agree for HollyShorts to screen your short film if it is an official selection for this year's festival and are obligated to your commitment.