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22-Apr-2014 11:52pm PDT  

 

deadCENTER Film Festival

14 Annual: June 11, 2014 to June 15, 2014

  Documentary Short

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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 30, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00


December 31, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00


January 30, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00


February 24, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
01-May-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 60 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Mar-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    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


1st Place
Handmade award by a local artist.
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. Dollar


CATEGORY RULES
General Rules

1. Films that have been previously screened publicly in theatres in the US, aired on US television, or are available online for viewing in their entirety (as part of a distribution plan) prior to or during the festival June 11-15, 2014 are NOT eligible to screen. THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE SCREENINGS AT FILM FESTIVALS PRIOR TO deadCENTER.

2. Films must be available for the festival exhibition on DCP, BluRay, hard drives or media files with an optical soundtrack, titles included.

3. Films produced in languages other than English must have English sub-titles.

4. Each film entry must include:
• entry fee
• 3-Line, medium and long synopses
• director's bio
• electronic promotional photo
• Withoutabox online screener OR Vimeo link with password
• 1 DVD (NTSC only) for screening committee and programmers

5. The deadCENTER Film Festival will take all possible care in the handling of entries. The Festival cannot be responsible for damage or loss to films or DVDs while in our possession or in transit.

6. Your entry authorizes deadCENTER Film Festival to use clips of your film for marketing and promotional purposes on television, online, in advertising, news and/or other media. Short films may be included on a compilation DVD screened as part of our statewide education and promotion program around Oklahoma.

7. If your film is accepted to screen at the festival, you will be asked to immediately forward: Color promotional stills, poster, and/or one-sheets and electronic press kits.

8. Entry confirms and warrants required legal authority to submit the entry into the festival and to use ALL music, images, and content in the entry. This means that when you submit your film, you are guaranteeing that you have the permission to submit. And, by submitting, you guarantee that all of the music and image rights have been secured.

9. Students must include proof of student status (copy of student ID) at the time of production.

10. All checks may be made out to the deadCENTER Film Festival.


All submissions and requests for further information should be addressed to:

deadCENTER Film Festival
PO Box 1725
Oklahoma City OK 73101

For FedEx or UPS deliveries:

deadCENTER Film Festival
726 W Sheridan Ave
Suite 170
Oklahoma City, OK 73102