Sight + Sound 2019 Film Submission Form

Sight + Sound 2019 Film Submission Form

Sight + Sound 2019 Film Submission Form

Submission Deadlines and Fees

Early Deadline – April 5, 2019 – $15 student | $30 general

Regular Deadline – May 17, 2019 – $20 student | $35 general

Late Deadline – May 30, 2019 – $25 student | $40 general

Fees can be in person at the Oxnard Performing Arts main office with cash or check.

Eligibility Requirements

All films in all submitting categories (features, shorts, student, docs and web) must have been completed on or after January 1, 2017.

All films in a language other than English must be submitted in English for consideration.

Running times for all categories: 

Features (50 minutes or longer), Shorts (less than 50 minutes), Student (25 minutes or less), Web (12 minutes or less), Docs (less than 50 minutes for shorts and 50 minutes or longer for feature docs).

Requirements for Submission

  • Completed online application.

  • A screener submitted digitally (link or attachment).

  • Submission fee payment (done online)

Please do not submit photos, stills or press kits. We will request those materials if your film is accepted.

You may submit more than one film, but each film must be accompanied with its own completed form.

Selection Requirements

All filmmakers will be notified of the final selection by (TBD), 2019

We will require the following if your film is selected to screen at Sight + Sound 2019.

  • A digital file of your completed film in the following Quicktime format (Native Resolution, using Pro-Res 422 Codec) sent for download or sent on a data disk or hard drive.

  • Digital press kit with photo stills of the film.

  • Headshot of the director(s).

  • One-to-two sentence synopsis of the film. No more than 150 words.

  • Any trailers, poster graphics of the film.

We welcome rough-cuts and works-in-progress for festival consideration in the submission process. Please note in your submission form what is missing such as color correction, final sound mix, etc.

If you have any questions, please contact,