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Banff Mountain Film Competition

38 Annual: October 26, 2013 to November 03, 2013

  Exploration & Adventure

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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 Canadian Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
July 7, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00


August 6, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 02-Oct-2013


RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted


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
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best Film on Exploration & Adventure
Sponsor:TBC
Cash Award Value: 2,000 Canadian Dollar


CATEGORY RULES
Films that depict adventure or exploration and portray the ‘spirit of adventure’. Films can feature any outdoor pursuit and could be less ‘mountain’ than other categories such as cycling across North America, kayaking across an ocean, etc. The Festival retains the right to move films longer than 70 minutes to the Feature-length category.

Films entered into the Exploration and Adventure category are also eligible to win the following:

Grand Prize
Awarded to the best overall mountain film
Sponsored by Mountain Equipment Co-op
CAD $4000

People's Choice Award
Awarded to the film that receives the most ballots through audience voting
Sponsored by - TBC
CAD $2000

Best Short Mountain Film
Awarded to the best overall mountain film up to 20 minutes in length.
Sponsored by The North Face
CAD $2000

The Creative Excellence Award
This award will be presented to a film already entered into any of the Festival categories that the jury believes best illustrates creativity and the arts in exploring the spirit of adventure.
Sponsored by TBC
CAD $2000

Dolby Audio Award
Awarded to a documentary, dramatic, or animated short (less than 30 minutes in final length, including commercial breaks) for the current or future work
Sponsored by the Audio program in Film and Media at The Banff Centre
Valued at CAD $10,000 of facilities and services provided by The Banff Centre