Submit a film

Thank you for your interest in submitting your film to the 2011 Element Film Festival. Please take the time to fill out the form to the right. Films may be submitted electronically if they are under 300MB or by mail to the address below.

Mail submission and payment to:

Element Film Festival
c/o School of Film & Photography
MSU – Bozeman
P.O. Box 173350
Bozeman, MT 59717-3350


Make checks payable to:
Science and Natural History Filmmaking Forum

Accepted Formats

1920 x 1080p Apple ProRes encoded Quicktime file
1920x1080p Apple Animation encoded Quicktime file
1920x1080p H.264 encoded Quicktime or .MP4 file (please use 50Mbps or higher)
HDV 1080i MTSC

DV 480i NTSC

Frame rates of 24p, 30i, and 30p are all acceptable, but please be sure to specify the frame rate of your film.
*No video DVDs please – data DVDs only. Video DVDs are unnecessarily low in quality.