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26-May-2015 2:43am PDT  

 

Fort Myers Beach Film Festival

9 Annual: April 22, 2015 to April 26, 2015

  Local Film

 
 

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
 
December 1, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *


January 1, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *


February 1, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00


March 1, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 01-Apr-2015


RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted


COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from Lee, Collier, Hendry, Charlotte Counties


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

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
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


Prizes & Awards
This category is a competition.


Best Local Film
Best Local Film will be judged by our local festival Volunteers, and not by our festival judges.


People's Choice Award
Winner selected by the people that attend the festival screenings by ballot
This prize is shared with other categories.


Category Rules
Local Films must be shot in Lee, Collier, Hendry, and Charlotte Counties, or at least one of the filmmakers or actors must reside in the above Counties.
All local films will now be judged by our local volunteers for entry into the festival and for Best Local Film award.

One Local Film Pass that will include all festival screenings upon availability and 20% off Cruise and Workshops.