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25-May-2015 12:31am PDT  

 

Fort Myers Beach Film Festival

9 Annual: April 22, 2015 to April 26, 2015

  Student Film

 
 

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 1, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Student Fee 20.00 15.00


January 1, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Student Fee 25.00 20.00


February 15, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Student Fee 30.00 25.00


March 1, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Student Fee 35.00 30.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Mar-2015


RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted


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



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements
A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Color Print
> Photo of the Director - Black&White Print
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


Prizes & Awards
This category is a competition.


Best Student Film
Best Student Film will be elected by our festival judges


Audience Choice Award
The Peoples Choice Award will be selected by the festival audience
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Actor
Best Actor will be selected by the festival audience on the same ballot as The People Choice Award
This prize is shared with other categories.


Category Rules
Student Films must be made in any Academic Institution throughout the U.S. or Abroad. Submitters must be the age of 18 or older to submit films. Films are accepted from filmmakers any age, although if under 18 a legal guardian or parent, or Academic Institution must submit for them. Student Films must include Academic Institution in their credits or a letter from the Academic Institution stating that they supported and encouraged the student in making their film while attending the Institution, and take responsibility for it's content.


See festival general rules.

Entries will be balloted by our submission judges, then the top films will be entered into the festival.

Filmmakers will receive one filmmaker pass per film judged to be screened at the festival. The pass includes:
1. Entry for one person to all festival films (if available)
2. $10 ticket to Cruise and workshops.