We know you are as excited about the Sundance Film Festival 2021 as us!
Or the 35th Annual Sundance Film Festival as you may have it.
For those who don’t know about it, it’s the LARGEST independent film festival in the United States!
AND the submissions for all feature films, short films, and episodic content are now live on FilmFreeway!
What does that mean? Well, for you, looking at the Sundance details and all hyped for it but still procrastinating on submitting it – It means it’s about time you submit your project for the 2021 Sundance saga!
So without further overdue, here are the mighty details:
The sundance shorts deadline for your project depends on the category of your entry. How do you judge that?
Well, if the total running time of your film is less than 50 minutes, it will be categorized as a “Short Film.” If the running time of your film is 50 minutes or more, it will be categorized as the “Featured Films.” Now there is a third category, called the “Episodic Content” which may include multiple episodes of different lengths with the total content not exceeding more than 10 GB.
If you are not looking to compete and just want your content to get some coverage on the Sundance Film Festival 2021 stage, then your film falls under the “New Frontiers” category.
All sorted? Now let’s look at what we have next. The Sundance 2021 submission deadline window for your project should be no later than 11:59 PM of the last submission day.
If your project is not listed under the category of the “In Consideration” list by 11:59 then you have to go for the next deadline window, which I wouldn’t suggest as the more you delay it, the pricier it gets.
Just like Cinderella running back to the tower before the clock struck 12, you have to be a few minutes more vigilant than her.
Because let’s face it, there is no prince charming distracting you from submitting your project.
Even if there is one, get rid of them (for a while). This stuff is important!
Also, make sure before filling out your application, wait before your video file is uploaded.
A non-working file or link might also get you disqualified, so, be very patient and alert while submitting before the sundance submission deadline!
Without further angst, here are the sundance 2021 dates for early, official and late deadlines:
|Features||Aug 5||Aug 26||Sept 16|
|Shorts, Episodic & Frontier||July 26||Aug 16||Sept 6|
Doesn’t matter if you are running late for the sundance submission deadline, as long as you make it through the last window, it’s all good!
We got you, fam. Go nail it and then let us know which project to look out for to support your name!