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Short Film Channel

1 Annual: February 10, 2012 to December 31, 2012

  Short Experimental Films

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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
 
Rolling Deadline Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Information not provided.

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 31 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
Project must not have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
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Media Files
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  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)
  CD-ROM

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
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  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


1st Place
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
First apply to us on on Withoutabox: Short Film Channel.

It is possible to send a hard copy to the Short Film Channel, but the preferred method of delivery is to sign in/upload your short film via our website direct to the Short Film Channel:

http://vmsplay.com/ShortFilmChannel

If Filmmaker’s prefer, they can submit their screening copy via Withoutabox as a Secure Online Screener. If accepted to the Festival, we will require a digital file submitted directly to Short Film Channel.

Filmmakers can also send their digitized short film from their mobile smartphone as well, using the technique below:

Once you've "SUBSCRIBED", or DOWNLOADED THE APP "VMS" to your smartphone, iPad, or from the Android market, you can instantly share your short film directly with the judges on the Short Film Channel by uploading your short film and INPUTTING THE TELEPHONE SHORT CODE TO: (81038) in lieu of a telephone number.

The "short code" allows digitized videos to be sent directly to the program director for review, and if accepted, your film will be IMMEDIATELY BROADCAST on the VMS SHORT FILM CHANNEL to the world.

Films must be no longer than 100mb, Maximum length and up to (31:00) thirty-one minutes of content. If your film is more than 100mb it will not load, or be sent to our programmers. If necessary you can send the film in sections of 100mb bits. Part 1,2,3 in ten minutes at a time respectively.

By sending videos this way, the film festival organizers and judges, along with the other Short Film Channel subscribers, will be able to see and review the short films worldwide on the content management side of the website for judging. You may also upload/send your film from your smartphone app on VMS.

If you see your film broadcast on VMS Short Film Channel you have been accepted and are in the festival contest.

Accepted Formats:

.FLV (Flash Video)
OTHER - Digital
CD-ROM
.MOV (Quicktime)
.WMV (Windows Media)
.AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
.MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)


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