How much does it cost to submit a film to Sundance?

04/18/2021 Blog

How much does it cost to submit a film to Sundance?

Sundance Film Festival Submissions The U.S. or International Short Film will cost $40 as well as entry of Episodic Content and New Frontier Projects. Likewise, U.S. Feature Films and International Features cost a bit more to enter into the Sundance Film Festival and will run $65 for an on-time entry fee.

How do I write a cover letter for a film festival submission?

Don’t go crazy though, the best cover letters are very brief: Introduce yourself, one or two sentences about why you’ve made the film, key people involved, festival acceptances, press garnered, show knowledge of and enthusiasm for our festival and whether you’d be able/willing to attend.

How do I submit a film to Sundance?

For Sundance, features must run 50 minutes or longer and be World Premieres for U.S. films or International Premieresexcept for those films in the curated, invitation-only Spotlight category.

Do you need to attach a cover letter?

If you’re wondering if you should include a cover letter, the short answer is yes. You should almost always submit a cover letter, even if it is not required, but there are a few exceptions. First, let’s look at why cover letters have value.