11th Annual

Indie Grits Festival

April 20, 2017 to April 23, 2017

 
Category

Experimental

 

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
October 7, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
November 4, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
December 2, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
December 16, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 1, 2017

RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from Southeast, US

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    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
Film Gauge
  8mm
  16mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Helen Hill Memorial Award
Awarded to the best work by a female filmmaker, in honor of Columbia native and celebrated animator, filmmaker and teacher Helen Hill (1970-2007). Please include a statement with your entry if you would like your film to be considered for the Helen Hill Memorial Award.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar

The People's Grit
Awarded to best festival entry as selected by festival audience.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Big Grit

Visiones Award
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar

Short Grit

Top Grit
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar

Local Grit

Animated Grit

Experimental Grit

Category Rules

All submissions must have a tie to the Southeast (SC, NC, VA, GA, FL, AL, MS, TN, LA, KY, AR, TX) or be from or about anywhere in Latin America. This requirement can be satisfied in a number of ways. If you are from or currently reside in the Southeast/Latin America and play a prominent role in the filmmaking process then you are set. Additionally if your film is set in or concerns an aspect of the Southeast/Latin America then you're also set.

You MUST include a statement with your application that explains your and/or your film's relationship to the Southeast or Latin America.