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African American Women In Cinema Film Festival

16 Annual: November 20, 2013 to November 23, 2013

  Film

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
July 18, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00


September 2, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00


October 25, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 31-Oct-2013


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 50 minutes
Features: minimum 75 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2010


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

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

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required with the entry form, including:
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Black&White Print
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Black&White Print
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


1st Place
Sponsor:To be announced at Closing Award Ceremony


CATEGORY RULES
Films must be directed, written, produced by women filmmakers who are of the African, Latino, Asian or Native American Diaspora.

Filmmakers submitting their film for consideration of the 2013 AAWIC Film Festival must be 18 years old of age or older.

Films must be in the English language or have English language subtitles.

Films can be shot in any format and must be completed (credits, etc.).

Late Deadlines for all submissions are October 25, 2013 (NO EXCEPTIONS)

Shorts-no minimum running time required.

Animation--no minimum running time required.

Documentaries--Films must be non-fiction, and no minimum running time required.

Feature Films--Films must have a minimum running time of seventy-five (75) minutes.


Each Entry must be submitted as follows:

Two (2) Completed submission form(s) signed.

Non-refundable submission fee to be paid on-line. Festival will take Money orders or bank checks for mail in submissions. Also, you must include, One (1) self-address post card (will serve as notification of receipt of materials). Title and name of entry must be on all materials and containers.


Please make all checks payable to: African American Women In Cinema.
Mail to:
African American Women In Cinema
c/o Adopt-A-Friend Organization, Inc
2006 Westchester Avenue
Parkchester, NY 10462


Two (2) DVDs of film (please do not send sase or originals, as they will not be returned). No PAL formats accepted.

Two (2) copies of filmmaker bio and synopsis.

Two (2) copies of photo still from film.

Can submit multiple entries, however, separate form and fee are required for each.

Filmmakers will be solely responsible for the delivery of their film (including all shipping costs) regardless of format to and from the festival.