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21-Apr-2014 7:47am PDT  

 

Colortape International Film Festival

2 Annual: May 30, 2014 to May 30, 2014

  Short film

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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
 
September 15, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00


January 20, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00


March 4, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00


April 7, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 50.00
Student Fee 60.00 45.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 29-May-2014


RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted


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



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

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SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
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EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best of Fest Award
Winners & Runner Ups (1st, 2nd & 3rd place) in most categories, filmmakers will be sharing between $1000 - $10,000 between various categories, and could also receive certified awards or trophies for: "Best Feature Film" "Best Cinematography - Feature film" "Audience Award /Grand Jury for Feature film" “Best 0-60 Seconds Commercial” “Best Advertisement Short Films” "Best Documentary" “Best and/or Most Effective Subliminal Advertising Idea“ “Funniest 0-60 Seconds Engrish Competition” “Best Short/Promo Commercial” “Best 0-60 Seconds HD Logo Design” “Best 0-60 Seconds 3D-HD Animation” “Best 0-60 Seconds WAP (Mobile) Ads” ”Best 0-60 Seconds iPOD Ads” ”Best Storyboard" & "Best Script” “Best Graphics Design” “Best Animations - 2D & 3D” "Best Musical Video Clip" "Best Screenwriters" and many others…………………. "Certified Awards" means that the winner or Runner Up will get a "Certificate of Merit or Acknowledgement" which will be posted out via surface mail or will be email to filmmaker(s). For more info see Rewards section on our web site. MUST send DVD/BluRay disc via surface post to be considered. Filmmakers note: it is not enough just to upload your vidlet online!
Sponsor:CIFF
Value of Goods/Services: 500 Australian Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
All terms and conditions outlined by Withoutabox must be reviewed and agreed to.

Participants will be judged on merit & creativity. More points will be awarded based on a film analysis conducted by the judges, with emphasis to be placed on the following criteria: filmmaker's application of the rule of thirds, correct TV aspect ratio, color correction in post production, camera handling, HD aspect ratio, directing of film, attention to details such as: continuity, line of action, choreography, DOP work, filming composition shots difficulty degree, eg: aerial or crane shot used, non-linear editing, acting, sound & talent voice overs, SFX, VFX, animation, lighting application relevant to particular scenes - low key & high key, chromakeying montage techniques used, if applicable, DVD authoring & jewel case presentation, dogma & film noir techniques used, if any, locations - if permits were required and obtained, and many other artistic & technical areas. The Budget used! Very important to remember: the pre-seleced top 10 fillmakers, will need to explain the budget they had to work with.

Filmmakers note! We prefer to receive, view, judge and archive either following formats: DCP, including English subtitled DCP for the screening, DVD or BluRay discs.The DVDs/BluRay / DCP - MUST have the right to be shown in public and MUST be sent to our mail box, PO BOX 328 Mansfield, 4122 Brisbane Australia,via surface mail to be considered. Filmmakers note: it is not enough just to upload your vidlet online!

Important: filmmakers who submit ONLY online on withoutabox without sending us DVD/BluRay discs are heavily marked down. We need you to send your films via surface mail to us, so we can use it for public screeing (meaning you will earn extra points from the viewers too) all these points will accumulate and give you a higher number of point eventually. For more info go to: http://www.colortapeinternational.com/points.php

Thank you.