Indie Grits Film Festival

9 Annual April 15, 2015 to April 19, 2015

 
Category

Student

 

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
November 7, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Regular Deadline
December 5, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
Late Deadline
January 2, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
WAB Extended Deadline
January 16, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 25.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 1, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from Southeast, US

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not 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
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
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.

People's Grit
Awarded to best film as selected by festival audience
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Young Grit
Awarded to best student film as selected by festival jury
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar

Top Grit
Awarded to best overall film as selected by festival jury
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Helen Hill Memorial Award
In honor of Columbia native and celebrated animator, filmmaker and teacher Helen Hill (1970-2007). This award is given to the best work by a female filmmaker as selected by the festival jury.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

All submissions must have a tie to the Southeast(SC, NC, VA, GA, FL, AL, MS, TN, LA, KY, AR, TX). This requirement can be satisfied in a number of ways. If you are from or currently reside in the Southeast 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 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.