TROPFEST S.E.A Short Film Fest

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 jeffrey 0 Comments

Get known in the film industry and receive huge cash prize in TROPFEST South East Asia 2014 Festival - the world's largest short film festival. This will be an international competition as all 11 South East Asian countries are encouraged to participate. To join, fill out an online submission form, pay an entry fee worth MYR 50.00 then upload your film entry. Remember to keep a record of your submission ID and transaction ID. Sixteen (16) films will be chosen by Tropfest in its absolute discretion as finalists for viewing and judging at the Festival. The top winner will receive US$10,000 CASH  + Five-day industry immersion in Los Angeles sponsored by The Motion Picture Association.


Contest Requirements:
  • Open to all filmmakers who are residents and citizens of all countries of South East Asia
    • Cambodia
    • Vietnam
    • Myanmar
    • Laos
    • Thailand
    • Malaysia
    • Singapore
    • Brunei
    • Indonesia
    • Philippines
    • East Timor
  • 50 Malaysian Ringgit entry fee per film
Contest Mechanics:
  1. Log on to tropfest.com and complete your submission form. You must pay an entree fee of MYR 50.00 per film via Paypal. This is non-refundable
  2. Entry Guidelines
    • Film must be made specifically for Tropfest SEA 2014
    • Tropfest SEA 2014 must be your film’s first public screening
    • Must be no longer than 7 minutes (including titles and credits)
    • Film must contain the 2014 Tropfest Signature Item (TSI) which is 'RICE'
    • Aspect Ratio: Native aspect ratio without letterboxing. Must be in 16:9 ratio
    • Video Format: H.264, MOV, MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 preferred
    • Resolution: 1024x576 (16:9)
    • Audio Format: MP3 or AAC
    • Frames per second: 25
    • Maximum file size: 800MB
    • The film must be sensitive to and respect the cultural, political and religious beliefs and practices of South East Asia
  3. Upload your film via the contest upload form and enter your transaction ID
  4. Keep a record of your submission ID and transaction ID
  5. Sixteen (16) films will be chosen by Tropfest in its absolute discretion as finalists for viewing and judging at the Festival
  6. Prizes awarded are not transferable and exchangeable
  7. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period: Deadline for submission of entries until October 28, 2013 6:00PM (Malaysia Standard Time)
  • Inaugural Run - January 25, 2014 in Penang, Malaysia
Contest Prize:
  • Grand Prize - US$10,000 CASH  + Five-day industry immersion in Los Angeles
Upside
  • Online submission
  • Huge cash prize
  • Bragging rights
Downside
  • 50 Malaysian Ringgit entry fee per film
  • Prize awarded not transferable and exchangeable
  • International 
For more info, log on to tropfest.com