9th Annual

Gasparilla International Film Festival (Tampa Bay)

March 24, 2015 to March 29, 2015

 
Category

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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
Earlybird Deadline
September 30, 2012
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
November 30, 2012
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
December 30, 2012
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
WAB Extended Deadline
January 15, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 50.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately February 15, 2013

RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after March 1, 2011

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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .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    
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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Audience Choice Award
Value of Goods/Services: 150 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Films of all types will be accepted in this category.

Only open to college students. Must include proof of enrollment from accredited university or college. This may include a student ID. Failure to provide proof of ID will cause delay of your entry for consideration.


SCREENINGS

* DVDs are accepted for preview screening, we also accept secure online screeners.

* DVDs must be labeled clearly with the title, running time and contact information (including name, address and phone number).

* More than one entry may be submitted. Each entry must be accompanied by an official entry form and entry fee.

* The entry fee is non-refundable.

* DVDs and other submitted materials will not be returned.


If selected, filmmakers authorize Gasparilla International Film Festival (GIFF) to conduct up to four (4) theatrical screenings during the 2013 Gasparilla Film Festival.


MARKETING AND PUBLICITY

Gasparilla's publicity and marketing teams will craft a specific promotional campaign for each film. To assist in this campaign, participating filmmakers will be responsible for providing the following materials by the January deadlines, if selected to participate:

• Digital images

• Digital Press Kits
Please be sure to complete your Withoutabox online Press Kit section.

• NTSC DVD media screeners of their film

• NTSC DVD, or Blu ray copy of trailer and film clips

• Any other marketing materials you wish to be used to promote your film

Filmmakers authorize GIFF to run trailers and promos of selected films as called for on local television stations.