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Santa Monica 3rd (YSA) Ward
3400 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90066
Get ready to experience films like you never have before… on set, right where the magic happens, with a killer wrap party after the films. Enjoy a night of cultural enlightenment and high-class entertainment with short films made by YSAs and MSAs. The 20th Annual Santa Monica YSA Film Festival is a community event in collaboration with the YSA wards in the LA region.
This is a black tie event!
Schedule is as follows:
6:00 pm — doors open. Claim the best seat in video village, and grab a snack at craft services.
7:00 pm — the show begins!
8:30 pm — 11:00 pm: Wrap party! Enjoy music, mingling and a photobooth.
Start working on your submissions now! All films are due by midnight, July 14th. Submission guidelines are below.
-2017 Film Festival Guidelines-
— Films must be 4 minutes or less in length and submitted in the following specs:
*mp4 files, 1920 x 1080 with stereo sound
*submit via file sharing service (recommend Hightail or Google Drive) and send the link to [email protected]
— Subject matter must be appropriate for a church setting.
— Films are subject to content review by the Film Festival Panel, and may be rejected or edits may be requested if content is deemed unsuitable.
— Films are due by midnight, July 14th, 2017. If you are working on a film and won’t finish on time, you must contact the panel at [email protected]
to request an extension. Late submissions will otherwise NOT be accepted.
— As this is intended to be a festival for original short films, films that do not meet style and quality requirements may be rejected, ie: personal slide shows or promotional materials, etc. Your film doesn’t have to be made specifically for the festival, but it still must meet all submission guidelines.
-Typically 1 film per person is suggested to be submitted. Submitting a film does not guarantee the showing of your film on July 22, but will be viewed depending on time, discretion of the film committee and space. Please submit your best work.