Shorts & Feature Submissions

NRFF AMSTERDAM 2019

 

The New Renaissance Film Festival has several categories for international filmmakers. The details are highlighted below.

The genres we are looking for are: Narrative Drama (all types)  / Experimental / Film Noir or Thriller / Fantasy / Sci-Fi / Music and Dance / Comedy / Art / Animation / and Documentary.

Click here for LGBT-NRFF film submissions.

All film submissions must have English subtitles (if not in English) and be completed online through FilmFreeway or Withoutabox.* Please include a press kit (short trailer, stills, logline, synopsis and cast and crew biogs) and ensure you read all the TERMS AND CONDITIONS at the foot of the page before making your submission.

The Notification date will be in January 2019.

 

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Features (up to 120 minutes)

 

A film or documentary between 60-120 minutes long. All genres are accepted. Debut Feature films are welcome. The filmmaker can be from anywhere in the world. English subtitles (if in a foreign language). Prize: Best Feature Film. Official Selection & Winner laurels. Shared with other categories:  Best of Fest, Humanity Award, Best Director, Best Female Filmmaker, Best Cinematography, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Story. Best Production Design, Best Music Score, Best Costume Design

Fees and Deadlines

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: Before 15 April 2018    Standard $35     Student $30

MAY DEADLINE: Before 18 May 2018    Standard  $39    Student $33

JUNE DEADLINE: Before 21 June 2018   Standard $41     Student $35

JULY DEADLINE: Before 24 July 2018   Standard  $43    Student $37

AUGUST DEADLINE: Before 27  August 2018   Standard  $45    Student $39

SEPTEMBER DEADLINE: Before 18 September 2018      Standard $47    Student $42

OCTOBER DEADLINE: Before 21 October 2018     Standard $51     Student $46

REGULAR DEADLINE: Before 24 November 2018    Standard $53     Student $48

LATE DEADLINE: Before 14 December 2018     Standard $55     Student $50

FAST TRACK DEADLINE: Before 28 December 2018     Standard  $59     Student $54

Online Submission Format

Secure Online Screener

Exhibition Format

DVD Video  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS / BLU-RAY  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS

 Media Files

CD-ROM / .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2) / .MOV (Quicktime) / .WMV (Windows Media)

 

 Medium Length Films (up to 60 minutes)

 

A film or documentary between 30-60 minutes long (approx.). All genres are welcome. The filmmaker can be from anywhere in the world. English subtitles (if in a foreign language). Prize: Best Medium Length Film. Official Selection & Winner laurels. Shared with other categories:  Best of Fest, Humanity Award, Best Director, Best Female Filmmaker, Best Cinematography, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Story. Best Production Design, Best Music Score, Best Costume Design

Fees and Deadlines

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: Before 15 April 2018    Standard $30     Student $25

MAY DEADLINE: Before 18 May 2018    Standard  $33    Student $28

JUNE DEADLINE: Before 21 June 2018   Standard $35    Student $30

JULY DEADLINE: Before 24 July 2018   Standard  $37    Student $32

AUGUST DEADLINE: Before 27  August 2018   Standard  $39   Student $35

SEPTEMBER DEADLINE: Before 18 September 2018      Standard $42   Student $37

OCTOBER DEADLINE: Before 21 October 2018     Standard $46    Student $40

REGULAR DEADLINE: Before 24 November 2018    Standard $48     Student $43

LATE DEADLINE: Before 14 December 2018     Standard $50     Student $45

FAST TRACK DEADLINE: Before 28 December 2018     Standard  $56     Student $49

Online Submission Format

Secure Online Screener

Exhibition Format

DVD Video  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS / BLU-RAY  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS

 Media Files

CD-ROM / .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2) / .MOV (Quicktime) / .WMV (Windows Media)

 

International Shorts (between 5 and 30 minutes)

 

International Shorts between 5 and 30 minutes (any genre). The filmmaker can be from anywhere in the world. English subtitles (if in a foreign language).  Prize: Best International Short. Official Selection & Winner laurels. Shared with other categories: Best of Fest, Humanity Award, Best Director, Best Female Filmmaker, Best Cinematography, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Story.

Fees and Deadlines

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: Before 15 April 2018    Standard $25    Student $20

MAY DEADLINE: Before 18 May 2018    Standard  $29   Student $24

JUNE DEADLINE: Before 21 June 2018   Standard $31    Student $26

JULY DEADLINE: Before 24 July 2018   Standard  $34    Student $28

AUGUST DEADLINE: Before 27  August 2018   Standard  $36   Student $30

SEPTEMBER DEADLINE: Before 18 September 2018      Standard $41    Student $32

OCTOBER DEADLINE: Before 21 October 2018     Standard $43     Student $36

REGULAR DEADLINE: Before 24 November 2018    Standard $45     Student $40

LATE DEADLINE: Before 14 December 2018     Standard $48    Student $41

FAST TRACK DEADLINE: Before 28 December 2018     Standard  $54     Student $46

Online Submission Format

Online Submission Format

Secure Online Screener

Exhibition Format

DVD Video  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS / BLU-RAY  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS

 Media Files

CD-ROM / .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2) / .MOV (Quicktime) / .WMV (Windows Media)

 

Benelux Shorts (between 5 and 30 minutes)

 

Vlaams/nederlandse korte films tussen 5 minuten en 30 minuten lang en geproduceerd in Nederland of Belgie. Ondertiteling in het engels is gewenst, maar niet vereist en speelt geen rol bij de beoordeling van de film. Voor films langer dan 60 minuten moet eerst contact worden gezocht met het festival.

Benelux short films (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg) between 5 and 30 minutes long (any genre). English subtitles.  Prize: Best Benelux Short. Official Selection & Winner laurels. Shared with other categories: Best of Fest, Humanity Award, Best Director, Best Female Filmmaker, Best Cinematography, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Story.

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: Before 15 April 2018    Standard $25    Student $20

MAY DEADLINE: Before 18 May 2018      Standard  $29   Student $24

JUNE DEADLINE: Before 21 June 2018   Standard $31    Student $26

JULY DEADLINE: Before 24 July 2018   Standard  $34    Student $28

AUGUST DEADLINE: Before 27  August 2018   Standard  $36   Student $30

SEPTEMBER DEADLINE: Before 18 September 2018      Standard $41    Student $32

OCTOBER DEADLINE: Before 21 October 2018     Standard $43     Student $36

REGULAR DEADLINE: Before 24 November 2018    Standard $45     Student $40

LATE DEADLINE: Before 14 December 2018     Standard $48    Student $41

FAST TRACK DEADLINE: Before 28 December 2018     Standard  $54     Student $46

Online Submission Format

Online Submission Format

Secure Online Screener

Exhibition Format

DVD Video  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS / BLU-RAY  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS

 Media Files

CD-ROM / .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2) / .MOV (Quicktime) / .WMV (Windows Media)

 

Short Shorts (under 5 minutes) 

 

A  short of less than 5 minutes long (any genre). The filmmaker can be from anywhere in the world. English subtitles (if in a foreign language). Prize: Best Short Short. Official Selection & Winner laurels. Shared with other categories: Best of Fest, Humanity Award, Best Director, Best Female Filmmaker, Best Cinematography, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Story.

Fees and Deadlines

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: Before 15 April 2018    Standard $15    Student $12

MAY DEADLINE: Before 18 May 2018      Standard  $17  Student $15

JUNE DEADLINE: Before 21 June 2018   Standard $21    Student $19

JULY DEADLINE: Before 24 July 2018   Standard  $23    Student $20

AUGUST DEADLINE: Before 27  August 2018   Standard  $25   Student $22

SEPTEMBER DEADLINE: Before 18 September 2018      Standard $28   Student $23

OCTOBER DEADLINE: Before 21 October 2018     Standard $31     Student $28

REGULAR DEADLINE: Before 24 November 2018    Standard $33     Student $30

LATE DEADLINE: Before 14 December 2018     Standard $34    Student $31

FAST TRACK DEADLINE: Before 28 December 2018     Standard  $39    Student $34

Online Submission Format

Secure Online Screener

Exhibition Format

DVD Video  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS / BLU-RAY  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS

 Media Files

CD-ROM / .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2) / .MOV (Quicktime) / .WMV (Windows Media)

 

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. New Renaissance Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilise an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorised to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.
  2. All entries should be in English or with English subtitles.
  3. All scripts must be original screenplays for which the applicant(s) hold the copyright. Where the screenplay is based on another piece of work it is the responsibility of the screenwriter to obtain written permission / copyright clearances from the original author or publisher.
  4. The judges reserve the right not to enter into any correspondence after the announcement of the winner.
  5. The applicant shall indemnify and hold harmless New Renaissance Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.
  6. Unfortunately we cannot offer any waiver of the submission fee. We will not review your work without it. We will not make any exceptions.
  7. PLEASE NOTE THAT SUBMISSION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE, DEADLINES, PROGRAMS, VENUES AND DATES MAY CHANGE. ALL RESPONSES TO FILMMAKERS WILL BE BY EMAIL

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