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21-Apr-2014 12:12am PDT  

 

Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival

2 Annual: October 23, 2014 to October 26, 2014

 

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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
 
March 15, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Short 25.00 20.00
Arkansas Made 35.00 30.00


April 15, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Short 35.00 30.00
Arkansas Made 45.00 40.00


June 15, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Short 40.00 35.00
Arkansas Made 50.00 45.00


July 3, 2013
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
Short 45.00 40.00
Arkansas Made 55.00 50.00


August 3, 2013
Last Chance Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00
Short 60.00 55.00
Arkansas Made 70.00 65.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 02-Sep-2013


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Oct-2010


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from AR


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    

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)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT 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
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings
> Anecdotal Accounts


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best in Arkansas
Trophy and Free Screening
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
CATEGORY RULES
Guidelines, rules, and regulations of our festival/competition:
Not meeting eligibility requirements may be cause for disqualification.
Criteria: Each film will be judged solely on its own merits. We only accept original productions of a horror, suspense, thriller or science fiction/fantasy nature. Documentaries, comedies, animation and works of non-fiction related to the horror genre ARE acceptable for submission. (though we will not accept any hard core XXX adult material, any films that feature actual human/animal cruelty and/or any depictions of actual human/animal torture or death).
Festival directors and members of the program are designated judges. Festival volunteers may also be appointed judges in some cases. We may also involve guest judges to participate.


.GENERAL RULES

1. Hot Springs Horror Film Festival and Cinevue Entertainment will hold on to your submitted film for 1 year, after which, if you would like to resubmit, you can. All screening copies submitted to the festival, are kept by the Hot Springs Horror Film Festival and Cinevue Entertainment in case of reuse at future festivals or screenings. Any exceptions must be pre-agreed upon by both parties.
2. Entrants must submit two DVD viewing copies or a USB drive with one of the following NTSC files: .mov file, .avi file or .mpg or .mpeg 2 for consideration.(Please test the USB & DVD's on a standard DVD player)
3. Entry forms and payment will not be processed without accompanying DVDs or USB drive.
Please make checks payable to Cinevue Entertainment
4. All entries must be in English or contain English subtitles (unless special arrangements have been made with festival).
5. Please attach WAB four-digit number with DVD when submitting.
6. Please include with the DVDs the category in which your film is being submitted and its running time.
7. For publications purposes, if your film/video is selected for screening, entrants must be prepared to supply at least three electronic images (publicity stills) either in jpeg or PDF format, 300 dpi. NOTE: Only electronic images will be accepted for the official festival catalog-program. We also encourage submitting as much publicity material as is available. These additional materials cannot be returned. Any materials that entrants wish to be seen by the programming committee should be submitted in duplicate with this application.
8. Exceptions to the festival regulations must be pre authorized by the festival.
9. We reserve the right to combine categories and or Awards.
10. If your film/video is selected for screening at the festival, entrants must provide a projection copy on either DVD, Blu ray or a USB drive with one of the following file formats NTSC:
.mov file, .avi file or .mpg .mpeg 2 file.
*note this is in addition to the 2 DVD's we use for evaluation purposes or the online secure submission through WAB.

11. Application:
Premiere (ie. West Coast, World, US)
Producer(s)
Director(s)
Writer(s)
Cast
One line description
Production Credits Directors Biography
Film synopsis – 50 words

12. *Note: this is not required for entry to the festival.
Coming to TV and web is Hot Springs Horror Film Festival's Horror Television channel or HTV. Please indicate if you wish to give HSHFF the right to broadcast your film on HTV & Horror Television.
I/We give HSFF the right to keep a copy of, and the right to broadcast my film entitled ______________________for any future broadcasts or screenings related to the Hot Springs Horror Film Festival. (this is not required for festival entry)*

These terms and conditions must be printed and signed by all submitting parties before they will be eligible for competition or screening

SHIPPING
The cost of shipping an entry to the festival must be paid by the entrant. Collect or C.O.D. shipment will not be accepted.
*All film submission mailings MUST be marked with the quote "no signature required" on delivery option.*


The Hot Springs Horror Film Festival
hotspringshorrorfilmfestival.com