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16-Apr-2014 9:19am PDT  

 

Pittsburgh Independent Film Festival

3 Annual: June 20, 2014 to June 22, 2014

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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
 
November 11, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00


April 6, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
Student Fee 60.00 55.00


April 21, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 85.00 80.00
Student Fee 80.00 75.00


May 7, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 85.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-May-2014


RUNTIME
Features: From 60 minutes to 180 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 COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Photo of the Director - Color Print
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> Statement by the Director


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


1st Place
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
GENERAL RULES
Official Regulations for the Pittsburgh Independent Film Festival

ELIGIBILITY

1. Entries that have screened on US television prior to the Festival are eligible for a Festival screening.

2. Productions produced after January 2006 are eligible.

3. Productions must be submitted on DVD Region 0 or 1, DVDrom, or CDrom.

4. Entries must be postmarked by the deadline date.

5. Entrant confirms and warrants required legal authority to submit the entry into the Festival and to use all music, images and content in the entry.

6. Entrant will allow usage of clips from the entry and all related publicity material submitted for promotional use on television, radio, in print, web and at live Festival events.

7. Upon notification of acceptance, trailers may be sent via email links to YouTube. This is a great marketing for getting an audience excited about your film.

8. We will look at works in progress.

9. NO Fee Waivers are available.

10. All Decisions by judges, programmers and organizers will be final and no refund of entry fee will be permitted.

11. Filmmakers will pay all transportation costs of shipping exhibition tapes / dvds to festival, while festival will return exhibition tapes to address on shipping container and pay those costs.

DVD's, DVDroms, CDroms, and Blu-rays WILL NOT BE RETURNED.