Ends on December 16, 2016$ 55.00
$ 55.00

• Narrative films of any genre, more than 50 minutes in length.

• To qualify, films must have been completed after December, 2015.

• Films should be RECEIVED by deadline, not postmarked.

• The Sun Valley Film Festival reserves the right to determine eligibility of any project submitted.

• Features currently available to the public on the internet, DVD, Blu-ray, VOD, that have had significant television play, or currently in wide theatrical release will not accepted.

• Please include tracking number on all submitted materials.

• All submitted materials become the property of the Sun Valley Film Festival and will not be returned.













Ends on December 16, 2016$ 55.00
$ 55.00

• Documentary films of any genre, more than 50 minutes in length.

• To qualify, films must have been completed after December, 2015.

• Films should be RECEIVED by deadline, not postmarked.

• The Sun Valley Film Festival reserves the right to determine eligibility of any project submitted.

• Features currently available to the public on the internet, DVD, Blu-ray, VOD, that have had significant television play, or currently in wide theatrical release will not accepted.

• Please include tracking number on all submitted materials.

• All submitted materials become the property of the Sun Valley Film Festival and will not be returned.










Ends on December 16, 2016$ 35.00
$ 35.00

• Short films of any genre, LESS THAN 35 minutes in length.

• To qualify, films must have been completed after December, 2015.

• Films should be RECEIVED by deadline, not postmarked.

• The Sun Valley Film Festival reserves the right to determine eligibility of any project submitted.

• Please include tracking number on all submitted materials.

• All submitted materials become the property of the Sun Valley Film Festival and will not be returned.










Ends on December 16, 2016$ 20.00
$ 20.00

• Short films of any genre, with students grades 7-12 at the helm.

• To qualify, films must have been completed after December, 2014.
• Films should be RECEIVED by deadline, not postmarked.
• The Sun Valley Film Festival reserves the right to determine eligibility of any project submitted.
• Please include tracking number on all submitted materials.
• All submitted materials become the property of the Sun Valley Film Festival and will not be returned.








Ends on December 16, 2016$ 35.00
$ 35.00

• Episodic Series of any genre, under 120 minutes in length.

• To qualify, films must have been completed after December, 2015.

• Films should be RECEIVED by deadline, not postmarked.

• The Sun Valley Film Festival reserves the right to determine eligibility of any project submitted.

• Please include tracking number on all submitted materials.

• All submitted materials become the property of the Sun Valley Film Festival and will not be returned.










Ends on December 16, 2016$ 35.00
$ 35.00

• Music Videos of any genre, under 17 minutes in length.

• To qualify, films must have been completed after December, 2014.

• Filmmakers are responsible for clearance with featured musicians. 

• Films should be RECEIVED by deadline, not postmarked.

• The Sun Valley Film Festival reserves the right to determine eligibility of any project submitted.

• Please include tracking number on all submitted materials.

• All submitted materials become the property of the Sun Valley Film Festival and will not be returned.










Ends on December 16, 2016$ 35.00
$ 35.00

• Web Series of any genre, under 120 minutes in length.

• To qualify, films must have been completed after December, 2015.

• Films should be RECEIVED by deadline, not postmarked.

• The Sun Valley Film Festival reserves the right to determine eligibility of any project submitted.

• Please include tracking number on all submitted materials.

• All submitted materials become the property of the Sun Valley Film Festival and will not be returned.







Ends on December 16, 2016$ 45.00
$ 45.00

• Programming made specifically for a young audience; any running length.

• To qualify, films must have been completed after December, 2015.

• Films should be RECEIVED by deadline, not postmarked.

• The Sun Valley Film Festival reserves the right to determine eligibility of any project submitted.

• Features currently available to the public on the internet, DVD, Blu-ray, VOD, that have had significant television play, or currently in wide theatrical release will not accepted.

• Please include tracking number on all submitted materials.

• All submitted materials become the property of the Sun Valley Film Festival and will not be returned.







Ends on December 16, 2016$ 20.00
$ 20.00

The Sun Valley Film Festival developed the 1 Potato Initiative to support emerging filmmakers and incentivize filmmaking in the state of Idaho.  We’re inviting the winner of the screenplay competition to use the 5k to bring their story to life by filming on location in Idaho.

OVERVIEW

Whether you have a short script that’s been sitting on your shelf, or you want to write something with the competition in mind, SVFF and the 3rd annual 1 Potato Initiative want to hear your story, and help one filmmaker take their idea from page to screen.

The winning script will receive $5,000 in funds towards shooting their film on location in Idaho, as well as having SVFF support from development to finished product. As a producing partner on the film, SVFF will connect the winner with seasoned filmmaker participants, arrange special networking opportunities with Industry experts, and help build a presence for the film as it begins its festival journey.

The winning 1 Potato short script will be announced at the 1 Potato Initiative reception during the 2017 Sun Valley Film Festival in March.

WINNING SHORT MUST BE FILMED IN IDAHO. Do not submit your script unless you are able to commit to filming in Idaho.

BENEFITS FOR SELECTED FILMMAKER[S] INCLUDE:
• $5,000 prize towards film budget
• rare networking opportunities with Industry established filmmakers
• inclusion in exclusive SVFF events
• highlighted world premiere at SVFF 2018
• SVFF brokered deals and opportunities

GENERAL RULES:

• The Sun Valley Film Festival reserves the right to determine eligibility of any project submitted.
• Must be 15 pages or less.
• Participants must be at least 18 years of age.
• Without exception, the winning script MUST BE FILMED IN IDAHO; do not submit your project unless you are able to commit to filming in Idaho.
• The Sun Valley Film Festival and Producers will be involved in the hiring of all cast and crew.
• While additional fundraising in encouraged, the script must be feasible to film on a limited budget.
• The Sun Valley Film Festival will receive Executive Producer and Made In Association With credit, as well as end credit scroll logo placement.
• Finalized film must have its world premiere at the Sun Valley Film Festival.

JUDGING CRITERIA:
• Strength of story
• Originality/Creativity
• Clarity
• Feasibility given financial/location parameters