5th Annual

Flathead Lake International Cinemafest

January 20, 2017 to January 22, 2017

 
Category

FLIC Junior

 

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
August 31, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 15.00 *
Regular Deadline
October 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 15.00 *
Late Deadline
October 30, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 20.00 *
WAB Extended Deadline
November 5, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 20.00 *

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately December 15, 2016

RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

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    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)
  CD-ROM

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  CD-ROM
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)

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 - Producer
> Statement by the Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

FLIC Junior Award
Each year, the best FLIC Junior film entry is acknowledged with an award trophy. FLIC Junior Honorable Mention awards are also given.
Sponsor:Various

Category Rules

Fourth Annual Flathead Lake International Cinemafest Junior Competition (FLIC Jr.) January 22 – 24, 2016

• Applicant must reside in the state of Montana and be a student 18 years old or younger.
• Programs may be up to 120 minutes in length. We don’t discriminate: shorts, features, documentaries,
animation, film, and video—all are welcome submissions.
• Two (2) copies, DVD format only (NTSC); please make sure your DVD works on a stand-alone player.
• Most submissions are done digitally via downloads from sites like Vimeo or transfers via WeTransfer.com. The quality of these downloads can be excellent provided you do your research prior to compressing your film. We recommend Vimeo's compression guidelines.
• Print your name or the name of the production company (if applicable), movie title, program length, date of
production and phone number on your DVD or with permanent marker to identify; do not put a paper label on
your DVD.
• Applicants are encouraged to send any film promotional materials (i.e. posters, flyers, publicity stills).
• Complete the entry form.
• DVDs will not be returned.
• Non-refundable entry fees: $15 per film ($20 for late entries.)

All submission fees go to the Polson Community Development Association, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization #81-0385298. If paying by check please make checks payable to FLIC and send to:

Flathead Lake International Cinemafest Junior Competition
PO Box 5
Polson, MT 59860

• There is no compensation for the showing of your film.
• You have the choice as to whether your film is shown in or out of competition.
• Only G, PG, and PG-13 type films will be reviewed for consideration.
• The festival reserves the right to not show films which in the opinion of the judges are not suitable for all
age groups. The judging panel will include a representative of the education, performing arts and filmmaking
community. All judging is confidential; all decisions are final.
• Applicant must have rightful ownership or permission to all submitted content including music.
(See attached legal submission guidelines).
• Send entries to:

Flathead Lake International Cinemafest Junior Competition
PO Box 5
Polson, MT 59860

Awards: “Best Of Category”, “Honorable Mention”, and “People’s Choice” awards will be awarded at the festival Closing Party. Award winners will also be showcased on the FLIC website and Facebook page.