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Santa Cruz Film Festival

International Film Festival.

About

Since 2002, SCFF has screened over 1200 independent films and videos including scores of quality, locally produced works to tens of thousands of enthusiastic and dedicated film lovers, generating over $1 million in revenue for Santa Cruz.

Whether fact or fiction, commercial or avant-garde, live-action or animation, the Santa Cruz Film Festival celebrates the diverse art of talented filmmakers. SCFF presents artists who create films and videos in all genres from around the world in one of the most thought-provoking, entertaining, fun-filled, educational regional film festivals in the country.

The Festival has been proud to not only showcase new creative talents, but also to provide an interactive experience where filmmakers, musicians, performers, artists and the community can come together to share their art and ideas and to have an enlightening and fun time.

Awards

Honoring today's most creative independent films, SCFF presents Audience Awards in thirteen categories:

  • Best Narrative Feature,
  • Morton Marcus Documentary Feature Award,
  • EarthVision Environmental Feature Award,
  • Spirit of Action Prize (Feature),
  • Best Short Narrative,
  • Best Short Documentary,
  • EarthVision Environmental Short Award,
  • Spirit of Action Prize (Short),
  • Best Animated Work,
  • Best Experimental Work,
  • Best Student-Produced Work,
  • Evan Kuhn Youth Film Award,
  • Best Locally-Produced Work.

Rules

  • Submit via Filmfreeway system.
  • Selection Media Type: DVD
  • Audio language: original
  • Subtitles language: English

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Documents

Place

United States
Santa Cruz

Official website

santacruzfilmfestival.org

Contacts

Address:

1050 River St., Studio 118
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
United States

Email: 
programming@santacruzfilmfestival.org

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    February 07, 2019
  • Earlybird Deadline
    March 15, 2019
  • Regular Deadline
    April 15, 2019
  • Extended Deadline
    May 15, 2019
  • Final Deadline
    June 15, 2019
  • Notifications
    July 15, 2019
  • Event dates
    9 — 13 October 2019
Categories & Fees

Narrative short films 49 minutes and shorter.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $35
  • Regular Deadline — $45
  • Extended Deadline — $55
  • Final Deadline — $75

This category is for narrative works 50 minutes and longer.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $45
  • Regular Deadline — $55
  • Extended Deadline — $65
  • Final Deadline — $100

Outsider art that takes risks! Avant-garde, non-narrative, non-documentary works that challenge conventional filmmaking and storytelling. Music videos are invited to submit into this category.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $35
  • Regular Deadline — $45
  • Extended Deadline — $55
  • Final Deadline — $75

Any work created by a resident of Santa Cruz or Monterey Counties is invited to submit in this category.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $35
  • Regular Deadline — $45
  • Extended Deadline — $55
  • Final Deadline — $75

(50+ minutes)

  • Earlybird Deadline — $35
  • Regular Deadline — $45
  • Extended Deadline — $55
  • Final Deadline — $75

(less than 50 minutes)

  • Earlybird Deadline — $25
  • Regular Deadline — $35
  • Extended Deadline — $45
  • Final Deadline — $65

Animated works in all formats - hand drawn, CGI, scratch on film...

  • Earlybird Deadline — $35
  • Regular Deadline — $45
  • Extended Deadline — $55
  • Final Deadline — $75

Works made by filmmakers under 18 years old. Any style, genre, length and format is invited to submit for consideration.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $20
  • Regular Deadline — $25
  • Extended Deadline — $30
  • Final Deadline — $40

Short subject documentaries 50 minutes and shorter.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $35
  • Regular Deadline — $45
  • Extended Deadline — $55
  • Final Deadline — $75

This category is for documentary works 50 minutes and longer.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $45
  • Regular Deadline — $55
  • Extended Deadline — $65
  • Final Deadline — $100

The EarthVision Environmental and Social Justice film section showcases work that raise awareness of, and aim to discover solutions to, crucial ecological and humanitarian issue.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $35
  • Regular Deadline — $45
  • Extended Deadline — $55
  • Final Deadline — $75
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