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20-Apr-2014 7:16pm PDT  

 

Bath Film Festival

24 Annual: November 13, 2014 to November 24, 2014

  BFF IMDb New Filmmaker Award

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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 United Kingdom Pound
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
April 15, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 10.00 *
Student Fee 10.00 *


August 22, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Student Fee 10.00 *


September 5, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 10-Nov-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 10 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2012


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
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SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
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BLU-RAY
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Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
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Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


1st Prize
The winner receives £1,000 to go towards their next film, £2,000 worth of kit from for 180 Degree On Set Solutions/Visual Impact. PLUS the extremely rare and sought after IMDb enamel badge and a page for their film on the IMDb website.
Sponsor:IMDb
Cash Award Value: 1,000 United Kingdom Pound


CATEGORY RULES
1. Entry into Bath Film Festival IMDb New Filmmaker Award confirms each entrant’s acceptance of these rules and regulations.
2. Bath Film Festival IMDb New Filmmaker Award is open to filmmakers of any nationality from any country.
3. The entered film must not have been previously optioned, sold or produced.
4. The film will be rejected if the Director has previous films which have been distributed.
5. The film must be no less than 1 (one) minute and no more than 10 (ten) minutes screen time including credits.
6. Films of any genre will be considered and must be the original work of the person submitting it. Where the film is based upon another piece of work it is the responsibility of Producer/s to obtain permission/copyright clearances from the original author.
7. Films based upon another work must be clearly marked as such.
8. Films must be submitted by the deadline, no late entries will be accepted unless agreed by prior arrangement.
9. Entering the competition constitutes permission to use the winners’ names and licenses for publicity and promotions without any additional compensation.
10. Multiple film entries are acceptable. But entry must be made separately.
11. The winner will be chosen by a panel of judges. The decision of the judges will be final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.
12. All entrants acknowledge that neither the judges nor the sponsors or any partners mentioned here on or any other publication will be held responsible for any and all disputes between you Bath Film Festival IMDb New Filmmaker Award .
13. All entrants acknowledge that the final winner will be expected to use the prize money to make their next film.
14. No cash alternatives to any of the prizes or additional payments shall be made.
15. The Competition organisers reserve the right to reject any entry for any reason at their absolute discretion.
16. The organisers reserve the right to amend these rules and regulations at any time by notice on www.bathfilmfestival.org.uk.

Release for submitted material:

This release is being accepted by you in connection with the material you wish the judges of Bath Film Festival IMDb New Filmmaker Award Competition to review.

You acknowledge that the film you are submitting may contain characters, concepts and other material similar to characters, concepts and other material which the judges of the competition or their partners are currently developing/producing or are considering developing/producing.

You agree that in consideration for their reviewing and perhaps discussing the submitted screenplay with you, you will not at any time assert or attempt any claim against Bath Film Festival IMDb New Filmmaker Award or any of the judges of the competition, sponsors, partners, or any other person connected with the competition with respect to any use of similar material in any project which is developed, produced, distributed, licensed or sold by all the above mentioned parties.

The judges agree to make a reasonable good faith effort to protect the confidentiality of any original material contained in the work.

You agree that should your film be the winner of this competition it will be shown at Bath Film Festival 2014.