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16-Apr-2014 3:10pm PDT  

 

New Orleans Film Festival

25 Annual: October 16, 2014 to October 23, 2014

  Louisiana 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
 
February 28, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
Student Fee 15.00 *


April 11, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00


May 9, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00


July 11, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 01-Aug-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2013


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in New Orleans


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

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
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best Louisiana Short
Past awards have included a $10,000 post-production package from Digital FX, a $9000 camera package from Division Camera, and a $500 cash prize.
Sponsor:TBA
Value of Goods/Services: 10,000 U.S. Dollar


Audience Choice Award
All Louisiana short films are eligible for an Audience Award, based on ballots submitted by audience members.


CATEGORY RULES
Prior Screenings:
- Entries may not have been publicly screened in the greater New Orleans area prior to the festival.

Prior Submissions:
- Any entry that has been previously submitted to the New Orleans Film Festival is not eligible, unless it is been re-edited or otherwise altered so that it is a substantially different film.

Exhibition Copies:
- If accepted, the final screening copy of your film must be in our office no later than September 2, 2013.

Updated Submissions:
- We are happy to review updated versions of your submission if time permits. However, there is no guarantee that our selection committee will view your updated version.

Please indicate in the Withoutabox cover letter where in Louisiana the director lives and how long they have been a Louisiana resident. Proof of residency must be provided (either emailed to competition@neworleansfilmsociety.org or mailed in with the DVD submission).