SCFF Welcomes films from independent filmmakers from all walks of life. Enter your film, or music video today!
SCFF2023 SUBMISSION OPTIONS:
You can also send files via Wetransfer.com to firstname.lastname@example.org if your file is 2gb or less. If your file exceeds 2gb, please upload your file thru Dropbox at the link to the link below...
*In the event you experience a problem or error message uploading your file, please use the alternate link provided below for your submission.
Once submission fee has been received the sender will receive a confirmation email and notice that the film has been received (See pricing breakdown below).
SCFF MOVIE SUBMISSION FEE: Early Bird $25, Reg $40, Late $75, Extended $115
Feature Length, Indie Shorts, Documentaries, Animation Films...
(Submit today! Click the "submit fee" button below. You will receive confirmation once your payment has been received).
SCFF STUDENT FILM NIGHT: Early Bird $10, Reg $15 Late $20 Extended: $50
(Submit your student film today whether you're in middle school, high school, or college, SCFF has a place for you.)
SCFF MUSIC VIDEO SUBMISSION FEE: Early Bird $ 10, Regular $25, Late $40
Indie Music Artist, Musicians, Videographers, Producers...
(Submit your music video today for our indie artist showcase. Click the "submit fee" button below. You will receive confirmation once your payment has been received)
SCFF FESTIVAL PLAYLIST FEE: Early Bird $ 10, Regular $15, Late $25
Indie Artist and Producers ...
(Submit your music single/instrumental today for our indie artist showcase and have your music played at all of our events, and prior to film screenings with a chance to be featured as one of the festivals Artist To Look out for. (Submit fee" button below. You will receive confirmation once your payment has been received)
See rules and terms for submission below...
SCFF 2022 Brought out some Dynamic Talent.
We're Super excited to see what new talent decides to step into the Sunshine at SCFF 2023!
Rules & Terms:
Feature Length Films: Minimum 40 - 90Mins
Student Shorts: 2 - 15mins
Independent Short Films: 5 - 40Mins
Animation: 2 - 10mins
Documentaries: 5 - 15mins
Web Series: Up to 3 Episodes 6 - 20Mins each Episode
Music Videos: 6Mins
Music Singles/Instrumentals: 4:45Mins
We accept films and music in the above stated categories in any genre. We do not have a premiere restriction, but do let us know if this is a national, regional, or international premiere. All films must be in English or subtitled in English. All films must be original work and clear of hindrances that would interfere with showing at our festival. We welcome foreign films of any genre. We reserve the right to adjust or amend award categories dependent upon submissions. Cash or in-kind awards may be added. Except where specifically offered, travel, lodging and expenses will be incurred by the filmmaker. If your film is accepted, you grant SCFF permission to use the film for marketing purposes. All films must be submitted to links supplied, or USB in person before Dec 20, 2023. Waivers made be granted on a special needs basis. Please contact us for more info on waiver codes for late submissions beyond Dec 20, 2023.
- With your submission please make sure it includes:
- The director’s name
- The film title
- A short (under 50-word) description of the film
- Cover Art for your movie for display on our website, and marketing materials if selected.
- With You Music Submission please make sure it includes: Artist Name, Producers Name, Writers Name, and Where it was recorded. Please submit in MP3 File Format.
In order to ensure that your film plays smoothly at the screening, it is recommended that you use the following settings when exporting your film...
Recommended Settings Codec: H.264
Frame rate: under 30 FPS
Bit rate: Under 20 megabits/second
Resolution: 1920 x 1080 px
File size: Max 2Gb
Exporting InstructionsFINAL CUT PRO Exporting Instructions:
- Press “Cmd+E” to export your movie through Quicktime
- Name the file and choose the Save Location
- Select the Setting “HDV – 1920p24″
- Click SAVE
- Click “File>Export>Media”
- Change the Format “QuickTime” to “H.264″
- Select the Preset “Vimeo HD”
- Name the file and click EXPORT