27th Annual

FilmBath (Previously Bath Film Festival)

November 01, 2018 to November 11, 2018

 
Category

Shorts

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in United Kingdom Pound

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
May 14, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 10.00 *
Student Fee 10.00 *
Regular Deadline
August 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Student Fee 10.00 *
Late Deadline
September 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 25.00 *

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately October 30, 2018

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 10 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2015

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DigiBeta  
DCP    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Writer

Prizes & Awards

This category is not a competition.
No prizes/awards entered for this category.

Category Rules

General Rules

NB: Payment of submission fee does NOT guarantee that your film will be screened. Out of around 200 films submitted, we screen between 20 and 30

1 We accept films made anywhere in the world. For general submissions, we accept fiction shorts (by short, we mean any film whose total duration is over 1 minute and under 10 minutes) and factual shorts.

2 We do not require premiere status. If the film has been featured in other film festivals, it is still eligible for FilmBath Festival. Films are also eligible if they have screened at a theatrical exhibition, anywhere in the world, where tickets have been sold. The Film may have been previously released on DVD or broadcast on television or the internet anywhere in the world.

3 It is the sole responsibility of the Applicant to secure clearance from the copyright holders of any copyrighted materials included within the submitted Film. FilmBath Festival will not be held responsible for the unauthorised inclusion of any copyrighted materials within or relating to the submitted Film. FilmBath Festival reserve the right to disqualify, without refund of any or all submission fees previously collected from the Applicant, any Film with any unauthorised inclusion of any copyrighted materials.

4 Foreign language submissions must be submitted with English language subtitles. FilmBath Festival reserve the right to disqualify, without refund of any or all submission fees previously collected from the Applicant, any Film that contains significant non-English spoken dialogue that does not include accompanying on screen English subtitles.

5 All submissions will be received for pre-selection online only.

6 FilmBath Festival reserve the right to disqualify, without refund of any or all submission fees previously collected from Applicant, any Film that is not submitted on one of the recommended standard formats.

7 Films must be available to screen during FilmBath Festival 2018.

8 Selection for screening will be determined no later than one month prior to the festival.

9 Prizes are non-negotiable and are not transferable.

10 FilmBath reserve the right to publish, in any media, reviews, articles or stills from any of the nominated FilmBath Film Festival finalists, in conjunction with the IMDb competitions only.

11 If your film is selected we reserve the right to show your film at a time and date of our choosing.

12 It is the responsibility of the Applicant to ensure that films for screening are deposited with the festival organisers at least 10 days before any scheduled screening.

13 We reserve the right to use extracts from submissions for festival publicity and marketing purposes. Press kits are not required, but are useful, so please feel free to send these with your submissions.