The 20th Annual NYC PictureStart Film Festival (2016) will be held June 5 - June 7, 2016. Venue, time and programming to be determined. NYCPSFF accepts short films of all genres, narrative and documentaries. Submissions of short films and short film scripts are sought from filmmakers andscreenwriters of all backgrounds and levels of experience and entries are accepted year-round. Films are selected for festival screenings on the basis of artistic excellence.
Films must be no more than 30 minutes in length, including credits. Screening format must be DVD (US Region, NTSC). Entrant is responsible for conversion of films to screening format.
SHORT FILM SCRIPTS
Short film script competition. 30 pages or less. Must be script formatted using final draft or comparable program, and submitted in professional format.
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Email NYCPictureStart@Gmail.com to get info on how to submit directly.
DEADLINES & SUBMISSION FEES:
Early bird Deadline: December 28, 2015
Standard fee for short film $30
Standard fee for short film screenplay $25
Regular Deadline: February 28, 2016
Standard fee for short film: $40
Standard fee for short film screenplay $30
Late Deadline: March 28, 2016
Standard fee for short film: $45
Standard fee for short film screenplay $35
Extended Deadline: April 15, 2016
Standard fee for short film: $60
Standard fee for short film screenplay $50