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19-Apr-2014 10:48pm PDT  

 

Tallgrass International Film Festival

12 Annual: October 15, 2014 to October 19, 2014

  Stubbornly Independent

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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
 
April 15, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00


June 17, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00


July 8, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 95.00
Student Fee 75.00 70.00


July 15, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 125.00 120.00
Student Fee 100.00 95.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 05-Oct-2014


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 59 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2013


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from USA


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Wichita


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
SDV    
DigiBeta    
DVCAM    
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Stubbornly Independent Gala Winner
The Stubbornly Independent Gala award winner is granted to the domestic narrative fiction feature film accepted as an “in competition” screening in the Stubbornly Independent category. The winner is selected by the Festival Programming Committee and selected jurors. The winner receives $1000 cash award, a Gala screening and additional prizes.
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar


Tallgrass Fiction Feature Film Audience Award
The Audience Award Winning Fiction Feature Film award is granted to the narrative, animation or experimental feature film (foreign or domestic) accepted as an “in competition” screening in the festival that receives the highest score by the audience.
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


Tallgrass Golden Strand Fiction Feature Film Award
The Golden Strand Fiction Feature Film award is granted to the narrative, animation or experimental feature film (foreign or domestic) accepted as an “in competition” screening in the festival that is selected by the Festival Programming Directors.
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
-Films must have been completed after January 1, 2013.

-Films must be Domestic, Narrative (Fiction) Features only.

-Films must be made for under $750,000 USD.

-Films must not have traditional theatrical distribution at the time of festival screening.

-One filmmaker must be able to attend the festival (travel and lodging provided.)

-2 submission preview copies of the film,

-Alternate online screeners from other secure sources are also accepted. Include screener link and password in your cover letter.

-Press kit is optional - electronic only, please

-A Wichita premiere is required. World and US Premieres are not required, however premieres (especially Kansas premieres) are preferred and premiere status may be one of the factors considered when determining a film's inclusion in the festival.

-The festival will consider work-in-progress, films with temporary soundtracks, digital outputs, and work that did not originate on film. Filmmakers must deliver final format (as indicated) for festival screening. No exceptions will be permitted.