9th Annual

RVA Environmental Film Festival

February 06, 2019 to February 17, 2019

 
Category

Virginia Environmental Film Award

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
October 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *
Student Deadline
December 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Regular Deadline
December 7, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 10.00 *
Late Deadline
December 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 10.00 *
WAB Extended Deadline
January 1, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 10.00 *

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
January 15, 2019

RUNTIME
Features: maximum 150 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2017

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from VA

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar

2nd Place
First Runner Up
Cash Award Value: 100 U.S. Dollar

3rd Place
Second Runner Up
Cash Award Value: 100 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Category Rules
By entering this category you are agreeing to the category rules and the General Rules and Terms of Conditions apply to this contest.

Eligibility
All entrants must be a resident of Virginia to be considered.
Contest judges and their immediate families are not eligible to enter.

Entries
All entries should incorporate at least some footage created in Virginia.
Entries must contain audio and video.

Judging
Entries will be judged by a panel made up of members of the RVA EFF committee and others invited by the RVA EFF committee. Judges’ decisions will be final and binding. To facilitate judging, entries may be assessed using the following criteria: (1) adherence to environmental theme (25%), (2) originality (35%), (3) composition and coherence of audio and video (20%), (4) quality of cinematography (20%).

Prizes
Cash prizes are awarded as shown in Withoutabox and include the opportunity to show at the festival. RVA EFF committee will choose day, time, and venue of the film screening during the festival.

The winner agrees to be available to appear at the RVA EFF during the screening of the film.

No transfers of prizes or substitutions will be allowed except by RVA EFF committee, which may substitute prizes of equal or greater value if necessary.

Applicable federal, state, and local taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Other Contest Rules
The RVA EFF committee reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, or cancel the contest for any reason. In such event, entrants will be notified and entries will be disregarded, and entry fees retained by the festival.

The contest is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.