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16-Apr-2014 9:18am PDT  

 

Savannah Film Festival

17 Annual: October 25, 2014 to November 01, 2014

  Features

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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
 
April 1, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00


June 16, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 40.00


July 1, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 50.00


July 15, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 29-Aug-2014


RUNTIME
Features: From 60 minutes to 140 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2013


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  
REGION 2    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
HDCAM  
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


1st Place
Best Feature
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Special Jury Award
HBO Films Best Producer Award - Awarded to only one film in the professional competition
Sponsor:HBO Films
Cash Award Value: 5,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Editing Award
AVID Best Editing award consists of an AVID editing software package valued at over $2,500 USD.
Sponsor:AVID
Cash Award Value: 2,500 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 2,500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


For films selected for competition
The Savannah Film Festival provides 2 coach class round trip airline tickets* for two filmmakers associated with the film from anywhere in the continental United States, as well as festival passes, hotel accommodations* and meals for the duration of their stay during the festival. (*Some restrictions apply.)
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.


For films not accepted for competition
As a courtesy to all filmmakers who want the opportunity to be a part of the Savannah Film Festival, the Festival is offering a special pass for filmmakers whose films have not been accepted for competition. The Savannah Film Festival Filmmaker Industry pass allows admittance to ALL daytime screenings and workshops. Evening Premiere screening tickets are available for purchase at $10 each - Admittance to opening and closing night receptions and opening night pre-reception - Passes are available to all PAID entries not accepted into competition - Filmmakers have a limited amount of time to reserve their pass upon notification, or until available passes run out.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
Feature films must be no less than 60 minutes in length. Running time is calculated by timing the head frame to the last frame of the ending credits.