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20-Apr-2014 7:21pm PDT  

 

FirstGlance Film Fest Philadelphia

17 Annual: October 05, 2014 to October 07, 2014

  Feature Documentary

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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 17, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00


May 17, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00


June 17, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 85.00 80.00


June 30, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 110.00 95.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Aug-2014


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 60 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    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
MiniDV    
DigiBeta    
DVCAM    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


FirstGlance Cash Award
Each category that receives over 200 entries, the audience favorite at the festival in that category will receive a $1000 cash prize.
Sponsor:FirstGlance Films
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar


Best of Fest Award
Prize packages include: Sony Software Suite, Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling, Glidecam Camera Support, Showbiz Software Budgeting and Scheduling Software, Gorilla Software, Final Draft Software, Twisted Tracks Soundtracks, Shot Lister App, Red Giant Software Suites, Beachtek Audio, ThinkTank Photo and more (prizes subject to change and festival discretion, Not all winners will receive all prizes)
Value of Goods/Services: 25,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
DVDs must be submitted on Standard definition DVD (NTSC only)
Must include title and credits.
No trailers or other projects should be included on the DVD.

Entries must include the following:
1. Completed paperless entry on Withoutabox
2. Online payment through WAB or Check or Money Order payable to FirstGlance Films in USD
3. Valid E-Mail address.
4. A Clean DVD copy of entry-NTSC only
(DO NOT SEND ORIGINALS OR PREVIEW COPIES)

NOTE: Projects will not be returned without proper postage. If you are unsure, Please visit your local post office to insure the return.

STUDENT CATEGORY: must include copies of current semester bill and school ID.

All Official Selections will be notified of acceptance by E-mail only. (Make sure your email address is current and valid)

Official Selections cannot be publicly exhibited in the Philadelphia area at any time within a one-month period of the festival start date. If this occurs, FirstGlance has the right to refuse exhibition at the festival.

After acceptance of projects, the entrant is free to publicize his/her work to any and all media she/he deems necessary. FirstGlance provides an exhaustive list of media contacts and a customizable press release online. Please notify FirstGlance of any media support you receive.

Remember: DVD or Secure Online Screener ONLY. Official Selections will be notified for exhibition copy. Prescreening copies will not be exhibited at the event.
Please be sure it is a clean copy. (PAL or SECAM will not be accepted.)