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18-Apr-2014 4:46pm PDT  

 

Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

19 Annual: October 09, 2014 to October 19, 2014

  Narrative Feature

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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
 
March 3, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *


June 14, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 10.00 *


June 30, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 12-Sep-2014


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 39 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    
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
MiniDV    
DigiBeta  
DVCAM  
HDCAM    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BetaSP  
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Film Gauge
  16mm
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best of Fest Award
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar


Audience Choice Award


CATEGORY RULES
OVERVIEW
The Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival is the largest LGBT arts event in the Pacific Northwest with over 10,000 attendees. Features and short films selected for our annual festival are eligible for audience awards and juried cash prizes, and will receive plenty of attention from Seattle’s famously film-loving community.

GUIDELINES
1- Complete the online entry form through Without A Box.
2- DVD screeners must have Film Title, Running Time and Contact Info printed on it.
3- Confirmation will automatically be sent when your entry is received.
4- If your work is accepted, you will be notified by September 12, 2014. Receipt of your exhibition tape or print is required by October 4, 2014. We will send back your exhibition tape or print (if not being forwarded to another destination) by November 1, 2014.
5- Shipment of exhibition materials to the festival must be paid by the applicant. Return shipment of exhibition materials will be paid by the festival. Any additional fees associated with shipping must be paid by the recipient. Three Dollar Bill Cinema accepts no responsibility for loss or damage of entries during shipment to or from the festival.
6- Once a film is submitted, it may not be withdrawn.
7- Due to the large number of entries, we cannot return preview screeners. Accepted titles will be kept in our archive.

AWARDS
All accepted films are eligible for awards.
The competition jury will select films from four categories to receive cash awards: Best Feature Film, Best Documentary Film, Best Short Film, and Most Innovative Short Film. Audience awards voted on by festival attendees will be given for Favorite Narrative Feature, Favorite Documentary Feature, Favorite Gay Short Film, Favorite Lesbian Short Film, Favorite Transgender Film, and Favorite Local Film.

ENTRY DEADLINES
Early bird – Entry submitted by March 3, 2014 (No fee)
Regular - Entry submitted by June 14, 2014 ($10 fee)
Final – Entry submitted by June 30, 2014 ($20 fee)

OUR MISSION
Three Dollar Bill Cinema enriches, strengthens, and connects diverse communities by supporting queer film and by producing the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival and other events.