Coney Island Film Festival Paper Entry Form - Festival Dates, September 8 - 10, 2017
Print out and include each page of this entry form.

LATE DEADLINE June 16, 2017 (postmarked by).
EXTENDED LATE DEADLINE June 30, 2017 (postmarked by).

Each entry must be accompanied by a completed entry form and applicable entry fees. Entries must be submitted on DVD (any region) or Blu-Ray (Region 1). Foreign language work must be dubbed or subtitled in English. Please include a 3 line synopsis of your film. Please do not send press kits or any other print materials unless they are requested by the festival staff.

Checks or money orders must be made payable to “”.  LATE DEADLINE June 16, 2017 $35. EXTENDED LATE DEADLINE June 30, 2017 $45. ALL ENTRY FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. Fees for entries from outside the United States must be paid by international bank draft/money order payable from a U.S. bank. See for examples. You can also pay with credit card using paypal. Our paypal email address is If you use paypal, please write your confirmation number in the payment section below.

Cost of shipping is the responsibility of the entrant. DVDs must be sent to the festival prepaid. C.O.D.'S will be refused. All DVD's/Blu-Rays must be labeled with the title of the entry, running time, and the name of the director. The festival cannot accept responsibility for damage or loss of materials while in transit.

Coney Island Film Festival
c/o Coney Island USA

1208 Surf Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11224

Please note: Do not use registered or certified mail. Use First class, Priority, Airmail or Media Mail. Fedex, UPS and DHL also accepted.

All entries will be viewed by the selection committee. The Festival will make no cuts or changes. Festival selections will be announced on or around August 7, 2017. All entrants will be notified by email. Selected films will also be posted on our website. The festival does not pay rental fees for submitted work. If selected, exhibition format is Blu-Ray (NTSC or Region Free) or DVD (NTSC or Region Free).

A festival jury will present awards to films and videos selected as best in category.

We strongly encourage you to only send materials you do not wish to have returned, it's cheaper and easier for all involved. Please do not send us masters, originals, your only copy, etc. Videos will not be returned unless requested, please mark the appropriate box on your entry form. Tape return fees are $5 for US addresses, $10 outside of the U.S. Allow 8 weeks after festival date for returns. Although due care will be exercised,, Coney Island USA and the Coney Island Film Festival cannot accept responsibility for lost or damaged tapes. Please DO NOT SEND self-addressed stamped envelopes for disc returns, we will not use them.

Any questions? Please e-mail us at We will respond within 24hrs.



[[ [ ] LATE DEADLINE June 16, 2017 (postmarked on or before). Check, money order or paypal for $35.00 (non-refundable) US enclosed.

[[ [ ] EXTENDED LATE DEADLINE June 30, 2017 (postmarked on or before). Check, money order or paypal for $45.00 (non-refundable) US enclosed.

Reminder, all checks and money orders are to be made out to:

If paying with Paypal, please write your confirmation number_____________________________________________________________

TAPE RETURN: We strongly encourage you to only send materials you DO NOT wish to have returned, it's cheaper and easier for all involved. Do not send us masters, originals, your only copy, etc. Please do not send self-addressed stamped envelopes, we will not use them.

Select the appropriate box:

[ ] Do not return my tape/DVD.

[ ] I have enclosed an additional $5.00 US for tape/DVD return. (US residents only)

[ ] I have enclosed an additional $10.00 US for tape/DVD return. (Outside of the US)



Please write clearly:



Submitted By ________________________________________________________________

Running Time________________________________________________________________

Date Completed (month/year)____________________________________________________



City, State, Zip________________________________________________________________




Category (check one only)
[ ] Feature (over 40 minutes) [ ] Short (40 minutes & under)
[ ] Documentary Feature (over 40 minutes) [ ] Documentary Short (40 minutes & under)
[ ] Experimental (any length) [ ] Animation (any length) [ ] Music Video (any length)
[ ] Horror (any length)

Original Production Format(s)
[ ] Digital Video, [ ] HD, [ ]16mm [ ] 35mm [ ] Super 8, [ ] Other

Aspect Ratio ___________________________________________________

Premiere Status (check any that apply)
[ ] World Premiere [ ] US Premiere [ ] East Coast Premiere [ ] New York Premiere

Other Public screenings, awards and festivals





3 Line Synopsis





By entering your film for consideration for the 2017 Coney Island Film Festival, you authorize that your work is cleared for festival exhibition and accept full legal responsibility for the intellectual property therein. Entry into the festival constitutes permission to exhibit your work at the 2017 Coney Island Film Festival.

The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless the Coney Island Film Festival,, Coney Island USA and any other agents, owners and employees of said entities from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.

Signature: ________________________________________________________

CHECKLIST: Have you enclosed:

[ ] DVD or Blu-Ray
[ ] Completed entry form?
[ ] Check or Money Order made out to If paying with paypal, is our paypal I.D.
[ ] E-mail address written clearly? Very important as this is how we'll communicate with you.
[ ] A 3 line synopsis of your film?