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18-Apr-2014 6:53pm PDT  

 

Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival

4 Annual:

  Screenplay

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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
Submission Copy
 
September 15, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00


October 15, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00


November 15, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00


December 1, 2013
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 35.00
Student Fee 45.00 30.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Jan-2014



SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Text Files
  Paper (Printed Hard Copy)
  PDF (.pdf)
  Microsoft Word (.doc)
  Movie Magic Screenwriter (.scw)


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


1st Place
Sponsor:TBD
Cash Award Value: 100 Canadian Dollar


CATEGORY RULES
WR2R RULES AND GUIDE LINES

PURPOSE

The purpose of the Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival is to connect filmmakers with audiences through visual media that encourages, challenges and inspires us to pursue positive values and to a greater understanding of the human journey.

TYPES OF MEDIA WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for films that are:

Entertaining
Original
Insightful
Uplifiting
Encouraging
and that reinforce positive themes

WHAT WE ARE NOT LOOKING FOR

WR2R will not screen films containing any form of nudity, sexual acts, profanity, or gratuitous violence. WR2R reserves the full right to make its determination regarding values-based rejections. We have granted acceptance to screen re-edited films where the filmmakers have submitted films for the judging process in their original format and then agreed to provide re-edited versions of their films that meet the above criteria prior to being granted a place in the festival.

SUBMISSION CATEGORIES

Narrative Feature Film (up to 150 minute)
Documentary Feature Film (up to 150 minute)
Narrative Short Film (less than 50 minutes)
Documentary Short Film (less than 50 minutes)
Manitoba Challenge (less than 30 minutes) - see below
Children’s Program (Any Length)
TV/Webisode/Advertizing/Promotional/Commercial/Music Video (30 seconds to 60 minutes)
Screenplay

While the “Narrative Short Film” Category is open to all, “The Manitoba Challenge” Category is a short film competition for films by Manitobans that are 30 minutes or less in length. The director, producer, screenwriter and lead actor must be Manitoban. All other positions can be from other locations. For purposes of this contest, a Manitoban is someone who was either
1. Born in Manitoba, OR
2. Who has lived a combined total of a minimum of 5 years in Manitoba.
The Film can be shot on any format (provided it is delivered on DVD as noted) and can be shot in any location

GENRES

WR2R is open to a wide variety of genres including but not limited to:

Drama
Action/Adventure
Mystery/Suspense
Comedy
Sci-Fi
Family
Children's

Feel free to contact us with any questions.

AWARDS

AUDIENCE Choice Awards Winners in each category receive a certificate and cash prize:

Best Picture ($250)
Winner (All other categories) ($100)
Runner-Up
Second Runner-Up
Official Selection

WR2R at its discretion may choose to award partial or no awards in any particular category.


FORMAT AND LOCATION

Each submission must come on DVD Region 1 or 0. Please submit three DVDs and one submission form per entry, plus stills on one separate CD and any promotional material and press kits as outlined on the submission form to:

Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival
c/o North Kildonan MB Church
1315 Gateway Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R2G 1G5 Canada

Please note that even if the film is submitted online, if selected, must be received in hard copy by January 15, 2014 to be considered eligible for the festival.

SUBMISSIONS

The individual submitting the film must have the legal authority to do so.
One submission (3 DVD copies of the same film) per entry. DVDs will not be returned
All non-English language films must be subtitled or dubbed in English.
All postage costs, duties etc. are the responsibility of the sender
Even if you submit online, if you are selected for the festival you must submit 3 hard copies (DVD) to the festival no later than January 15, 2014.
Clearly Label each DVD with a sharpie pen:
1. Film Name
2. Run Time
3. Contact Name, phone number and email

ADVERTISING

By submitting to WR2R you agree that the festival may use portions of your film and your publicity material for publicity purposes. WR2R may also copy your publicity material for publicity purposes without compensation to you.

RIGHTS

All submissions to WR2R must hold appropriate rights to music, actors, etc. and be able, if required, to produce proof of those rights.

RELEASE OF REMUNERATION

By submitting to WR2R you agree there will not be any remuneration to you or your heirs/assigns for your film whether WR2R charges a gate admission or takes a free will offering or allows your film to be seen by audiences at no charge.

INDEMNITY

All filmmakers submitting to WR2R agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless WR2R, its board, judges, sponsors and partners, individually and collectively, from all claims and demands, losses, damages, costs and liabilities relating to any films submitted to this festival.