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24-Apr-2014 11:57am PDT  

 

Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival

26 Annual: September 13, 2014 to September 22, 2014

  Shorts

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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 Canadian Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
April 26, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00


June 21, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00


July 12, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00


July 20, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 25-Aug-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 20 minutes


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 COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
French

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP  
HDCAM  

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
French
English
OTHER


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is not a competition.

No prizes/awards entered for this category.

CATEGORY RULES
***If a person involved in the production has or currently resides in Northern Ontario, please include a brief description of their role within the production, and the location and length of their residency in Northern Ontario. If the film was shot in whole or in part in Northern Ontario, please provide information regarding the location and duration of the shoot.

***Cinefest Sudbury has introduced The Northern Film Network (NFN), an online portal of films accessible to film buyers, programmers and NFN subscribers. Filmmakers submitting to Cinefest Sudbury International Film Festival who also opt in to the NFN will have their film included in a searchable data base for approximately 1 year, and will be provided a membership to the NFN, which will enable them to upload film production and promotional materials, connect with other subscribers, and upload additional films.

SUBMISSION FORMATS: For programming consideration, Cinefest Sudbury accepts DVD (Region 0 or 1). Submission material will be returned only if sender includes a self-addressed stamped envelope. DVD must be labeled with the title, running time, WAB entry number, format and return address.

ELIGIBILITY AND SELECTION:

1. Films are selected on the basis of achievement in form and content

2. The Festival presentation formats are composite DCP (jpeg2000mxf) and HDCam only.

3. All films must be made available to screen by September 2nd, 2014.

4. Films must be in original language with English subtitles (if necessary).

5. Available press materials must be shipped to Cinefest Sudbury upon notification of selection.

6. Upon selection, the entrant grants permission for the use of all publicity materials (including preview discs) to be used for promotional purposes.

7. If the film was shot in part or in whole in Northern Ontario, or if a member of the cast and/or crew resides or is from Northern Ontario, please provide details relating to the location and duration of the shoot, or of the individuals connection to Northern Ontario and their role in the production.

SCHEDULING: Upon acceptance into the Festival, the scheduling of screening dates, times and locations is the sole responsibility of Cinefest Sudbury.

PRINT LIABILITY: In the instance of a lost or damaged print, Cinefest Sudbury will compensate only for the cost of striking a new print. Cinefest Sudbury assumes responsibility for the print from the time of delivery to the time at which a print is rendered to a shipping agent.