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23-Apr-2014 11:04pm PDT  

 

Big Muddy Film Festival

36 Annual: February 18, 2014 to February 23, 2014

  Animation

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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
 
September 15, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Under 10 Minutes 20.00 15.00
Under 40 Minutes 25.00 20.00
Over 40 Minutes 30.00 25.00


October 15, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Under 10 Minutes 25.00 20.00
Under 40 Minutes 30.00 25.00
Over 40 Minutes 35.00 30.00


November 15, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Under 10 Minutes 35.00 30.00
Under 40 Minutes 40.00 35.00
Over 40 Minutes 45.00 40.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 31-Jan-2014


RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2012


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
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is requested but not required, including:


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best Of Animation
Cash prizes will be determined by our jurors


John Michaels Award
Presented to the best work entered to the festival that promotes human rights, peace and justice topics or environmental issues. This film will be selected from all films across the four categories.
Sponsor:Department of Cinema & Photography
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
Accepted Formats:

For pre-viewing: DVD NTSC R1 & R0, .MOV Quicktime, WAB Online Screeners. For The Festival screening: DVD NTSC R1 & R0, .MOV Quicktime. We now accept high quality .MOV screeners via Dropbox, get in touch with info@bigmuddyfilm.com for more information.

This category accepts any animated film of any length.

Best of animation award is given by our Jury.

Submission: Each work submitted should be accompanied by an entry form and fee. Please submit only one film for each entry form, and include only one film per screener DVD.

Multiple submissions are welcome. If you wish to submit more than one film, please use separate entry forms and screener DVDs.

Works must be in English or with English subtitles. All films should be
completed after Jan. 2012. Works that had been previously submitted to The Big Muddy Film Festival are not eligible.

Shipping:
Please do not mail films in fiber filled envelopes. Remember to label your
film(s) with the WAB Tracking ID, director/producer's names, film title,
and running time.

Please make check or money order payable to: Southern Illinois University Carbondale. You will be notified via Withoutabox upon receipt of your DVD and submission fee.

Anyone associated with Southern Illinois University is not eligible to
submit their films to the Big Muddy Film Festival.