17th Annual

Moondance International Film Festival

September 05, 2016 to September 07, 2016

 
Category

FILMS (see all film categories)

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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
Regular Deadline
May 31, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Late Deadline
June 30, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 105.00 100.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 15, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 30 minutes
Features: From 30 minutes to 130 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

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    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  DCP

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

Do not submit a press kit.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Spirit of Moondance Award
This award category is for women writers, filmmakers & composers. Men may be co-writers or co-filmmakers, but the entry must be submitted by a woman.
This prize is shared with other categories.

Moondance Seahorse Award
This award category is for men writers, filmmakers & composers. Women may be co-writers or co-filmmakers, but the entry must be submitted by a man.
This prize is shared with other categories.

Moondance Sandcastle Award
This award is for male and female writing, filmmaking & film score composer teams where both men and women or a man and woman work as a team on the project.
This prize is shared with other categories.

Moondance Columbine Award
Films and writings may be by either a man or a woman or a male/female tam, or an 18 & under, or 75 & over entrant. The work must reflect non-violent conflict resolution, alternatives to violence, or show why violent resolution to conflict is counter-productive. The submitted material may not contain gratuitous violence. ALL entries will be considered eligible for the Columbine Award category
This prize is shared with other categories.

Moondance Dolphin Award
This award is for young people 18 years of age or younger, at time of submission, male or female. Moondance accepts submissions for this award in the genres of short narrative, short documentary or animation video film, as well as short screenplays, short stories or short stageplays.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Moondance Calypso Award
This award is to encourage a spirit of enterprise in saving the environment, habitats and wildlife by creative individuals from around the world. The award is presented to the person who expands knowledge of our world, seeks to improve our quality of all life on the planet, and contributes to the betterment of humankind.
This prize is shared with other categories.

Moondance Gaia Award
This award is to encourage and inspire contemplative, meditative, spiritual and inspirational films, scripts, stageplays, short stories & film scores. The award is presented to the person who seeks to elucidate and improve the spiritual quality of all life on the planet, and contributes to the betterment of the world spirit.
This prize is shared with other categories.

MOONDANCE SEAGULL AWARD:
This award is to honor and celebrate the art of drone cinematography in short films, and offers international recognition for talented & innovative drone filmmakers from around the world.
This prize is shared with other categories.

Moondance Neptune Award
Award is for entrants 75 years of age or older
This prize is shared with other categories.

Moondance Atlantis Award
This award is for any winning project, in any category, from outside the US.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Moondance Starfish Award
This award is for any winning project, in any category, in the comedy genre.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

THE MOONDANCE ABYSS AWARD
This new Moondance award was created in 2009 for very well-made and meaningful thriller, horror or supernatural films, written works & film scores. An abyss, usually in the ocean, is a chasm that is so deep and vast that its extent is not readily visible, without further exploration. The winning works in this awards category also have a deeper, and often hidden, message, lesson, moral, or important idea that bears further thought.
This prize is shared with other categories.

1st Place
• SEVEN SEAS AWARD: This is an award for a winning project created by writers, filmmakers & composers, who enlighten others, help change perceptions about another culture and/or place, and promote cross-cultural knowledge and awareness, through the art of film, writing or music, and, thus, encourage a better understanding of the world’s people.
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules


Please go to: http://moondancefilmfestival.com/moondance-2016-submission-guidelines/ to view Moondance competition guidelines.