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30-May-2015 9:35am PDT  


Film Fest Twain Harte

4 Annual: August 29, 2014 to September 01, 2014



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:

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Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
April 15, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *

May 30, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *

June 15, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *

June 29, 2013
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *

Approximately 30-Jun-2013

Shorts: From 6 minutes to 55 minutes

Projects completed after 01-Jun-2012

Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

No premiere requirement

Project must not have distribution

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Press Kit Requirements
A press kit is requested but not required, including:

Prizes & Awards
This category is a competition.

Scholarship Award
A TBD number of financial scholarships (between $300-3,000 will be provided to award winning local student filmakers. An application process will be required in conjuncture with receiving award.

Category Rules
PRIZES: Prizes differ each year and will be announced as soon as we secure them from sponsors before the festival takes place in August/Sept. The Audience Choice Award and Best Of Fest Award are evaluated at $700.

SUBTITLES: All non-English language films must be subtitled or dubbed in English.

ENTRY FEES: Are non-refundable once submitted.

AFTER SUBMISSION ACCEPTANCE: In order for your title to be included in the Festival, you must agree to provide the following materials to FFTH within 14 days of acceptance:

1. For film, at least one screen shot of the title, and box art if available. Image must be in jpg format, 300 dpi,
2. If available, a trailer of the program in digital format.
3. Exhibition format(s) of your project, delivered no later than 21 days after acceptance.
4. Copies of press releases and additional press materials.
5. In addition to the Exhibition Copy of your film (DVD, BLU-RAY, dependent on the venue we place you in and its available formats), we also require 2 DVD DISK copies for the industry jury of the competition. These DVDs will NOT be returned.

FFTH prefers BLU-RAY for festival screenings of High-Definition Films. Filmmakers screen DVD's & Blu-Ray's at their own risk. If a participant chooses to screen their movie on DVD, they must send an additional copie professionally mastered to insure against skipping. We also require back-up copies for all Blu-Ray discs in the form of 1 Blu-Ray AND 1 DVD. MAKE SURE THEY ARE FULLY TESTED AND FUNCTIONAL ON AT LEAST TWO DIFFERENT KINDS OF BRAND NAME PLAYERS BEFORE YOU SEND THEM.

Participants agree that their film or clips from it and all other material related to their project may be used and/or published in the event program.

FFTH holds no responsibility for lost or damaged prints. While the utmost care will be taken with regard to prints, it is solely up to the filmmaker to take full responsibility ( The cost of delivery and pick-up of all materials is the responsibility of the filmmaker.

By submitting the producer of the film is giving the permission for FFTH to screen the film, if selected by the selection panel, at various time(s) of their choice during FFTH, August 31st-September 4th, 2013