Only if the previous version was a rough cut and the film has changed since then and was completed in the previous year.
The submissions deadline is a postmarked by deadline.
Unfortunately, due to the numerous requests, we are unable to make any adjustments to the fee structure.
Please be sure to label the DVD with the title, contact information, Withoutbox or Film Freeway tracking number and run time.
Yes, we do consider rough cuts and works-in-progress. Please note in the submission cover letter what elements are still being worked on.
Yes, soon after we receive your submission and payment on Withoutabox, your film status on will be changed to green. If it was a physical entry please email: email@example.com
Our final decisions will be announced on approximately September 1st. All filmmakers will be contacted via email.
Yes, however our only requirement is that films must be San Diego premieres.
Your film must only be a San Diego premiere to be considered. However, higher premiere status will be taken into consideration when making final decisions.
Yes, but each film must be submitted and paid for separately through the submission platform.
No, please send only ONE submission per DVD please.
It is not required to send any additional materials, however if you wish, we do accept electronic press kits.
A copy of your student ID and a note that the film was a student film production in the synopsis/cover letter field of your WIthoutabox submission.
It is suggested that you retain at least film festival rights for your music.
Unfortunately due to time constraints and the large number of submissions, we are unable to give individual feedback.
San Diego Film Festival
2683 Via De La Valle, Suite G210
Del Mar, CA 92101