2013 Short Film Festival/ Contest
CALL FOR ENTRIES - 2013
The festival office is open for submission of your short film. The deadline for submission is
APRIL 1st through SEPTEMBER 15th, 2013.
Films will be placed in the following catagories: Narrative, Animation/Experimental (which we also be judged in the Narrative category - so should have a strong story element.) The short films must be at least 2 minutes in length but not longer than 30 minutes.
Awards for this year's festival will include: Jury-Selected Narrative, and Audience-Award Narrative.
Please download the offical rules/entry form (PDF) for complete details, requirements and submission procedures.
2013 Riverside Saginaw Short Film Festival Rules/Entryform PDF
Contact the Kelly on the Festival Committee email@example.com if you have any additional questions not covered in the rules or email the festival office firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to another amazing collection of films to review and screen in the 2013 Riverside Saginaw Shorts Festival.
PAST FESTIVAL - RSFF 2012 Short Festival Award Winners!
Two narrative films were selected (tied) for jury award narrative:
Titans of Newark (Narrative), Directed by Mike Marino
Offline (Narrative), Directed by Ian Bawa
Electro-Cute! (Experimental), Directed by Taryn Hough
The Couch Detectives (Narrative), Directed by Steven Oliver
FACE (Experimental), Directed by Grant Harding
Special Presentations - 2012 Riverside Saginaw Film Festival Short Film Contest
Short Films - Program 1
Narrative, 8:00 min.
Todd and Kerri are breaking up. It's the holidays and nothing seems to be going right. In the final moments of their relationship, will they realize what they mean to each other.
Directed by Michael McCallum
Narrative, 15:00 min.
Olivia, a nine-year old girl gets tested to her very limits while she's on a hiking trip with her father.
Directed by Robert Butler
Experimental, Greece, 23:00 min.
In a future world, A young girl tries to find the way back to the main road after waking up with no memory.
Directed by Kiriakos Anastasioy
The Couch Detectives
Narrative, 11:00 min.
A woman's been murdered! So the slackers next door vow to solve the mystery...as long as they don't have to leave the couch.
Directed by Steven Oliver
Titans of Newark
Narrative, 26:00 min.
In the heavens of Mt. Olympus, the Greek gods debate whether they maintain power of humanity. In present day New Jersey, an unemployed loser gets the interview of a lifetime, not realizing that between him and the interview stands a divine war that will push him to the limits.
Directed by Mike Marino
Til Death Do Us Part
Narrative, 10:01 min.
When Tracy takes his wife on a camping trip with murder on his mind, a turn of events changes everything.
Directed by Melissa Lile
Romance of the Dead
Narrative, 5:00 min.
A shy zombie boy meets the girl of his dreams...
Directed by Girard Tecson
Narrative, 12:46 min.
A curious teenager tests a new technology that allows a person to return to a dream after it has been recorded.
Directed by Colin Ososki
Narrative, 10:00 min.
Recent college grad with a Bachelor of Fine Arts interviews for a job at a Bank.
Directed by Jim Gleason
Short Films - Program 2
Narrative, 15:15 min.
Sally, a young and independent London tourguide who decides to take a trip around the world, but when all the hard decisions have been make and she's just about to leave, she meets Tom, a young mime artist who happens to be looking for his missing dog, Scratchy.
Directed by Bruno Simoes
Narrative, 20 min.
Kevin is annoyed that he has to spend his afternoon teaching his Grandma how to use the World Wide Web, so she decides to leave it to herself to learn. However, Grandma accidentally deletes the Internet.
Directed by Ian Bawa
Narrative, 14:28 min.
The story of a strained relationship between a teenager and her alcoholic father. Directed by Al Martinez
Narrative, 4:59 min.
When a writer has writer's block, he'll look anywhere to get 'Inspired.'
Directed by Peter Johnston
Experimental, Canada, 6:55 min.
A man with no face builds one out of clay.
Directed by Grant Harding
The Girl With Blue Eyes
Narrative, 9:55 min.
Jocelyn hunts down the men repsonsible for building the perfect assassin.
Directed by Anthony E. Griffin
Narrative, 10:40 min.
Pandora receives an unusual device, the Electro-Cute, but the unexpected happens when she doesn't read the warning label. .
Directed by Taryn Hough
Have a GREET Day!
Narrative, 10:58 min.
An aging man is told that due to cutbacks, he may lose his job as a door greeter.
Directed by Zac Salamon
A Dark Side of the Mind
Narrative, UK, 2:30 min.
Concealed in an old workshop, Duncan and Gunda are completing a weapon powerful enough to wipe humanity.
Directed by Giacomo Mantovani
A Wonderful Day (Yom Nifla)
Narrative, Israel, 24:20 min.
Shachar wants to move to Germany. His grandmother, a Holocaust survivor will do anything she can to stop him.
Directed by Ariel Weisbrad & Yossi Meiri