4th Annual

International Moustache Film Festival

March 21, 2015 to March 28, 2015

 
Category

Long

 

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
January 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Regular Deadline
February 5, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Late Deadline
February 12, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
WAB Extended Deadline
February 19, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00

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: From 15 minutes to 45 minutes
Features: minimum 45 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

2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Mobile
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    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Mobile
REGION 0    
Media Files
  CD-ROM
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

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
> 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 of Fest Award
The Best Fricking Moustache Film in the World!
Sponsor:TDB
Cash Award Value: 250 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

The Dali
Best Absurdist Film
Value of Goods/Services: 100 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

The Zappa
Best Music Film
Value of Goods/Services: 100 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

The Waters
Best film that challenges social norms.
Value of Goods/Services: 100 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

The Magnum
Best film exemplifying rugged competence
Value of Goods/Services: 100 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

The Chaplin
Best Comedy Film
Value of Goods/Services: 100 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Film Requirements:
• Entrant must be 21 years of age to enter a film in the festival
• Must be entered in one of the two (2) length categories
• All accepted films will be considered for all Special Awards, to be awarded at judges' discretion
• All finished film/video must be in NTSC

Acceptable Submission Formats:
• Downloadable Link in h264 codec via sharing site, ie Vimeo, Dropbox, etc.
• Playable DVDs should be mailed to:

International Moustache Film Festival
c/o Nick Callanan - No Umbrella Media LLC
222 Saint John St - Suite #2G
Portland, ME 04102
USA


Term and Conditions: Important, please read closely.
1. By entering a submission to the International Moustache Film Festival, you agree to all of the terms and conditions stated below and herein.
2. You are establishing an enforceable agreement with No Umbrella Media, LLC, and therefore are responsible for understanding all these terms and abiding by them. If you do not understand a term, please contact us.
3. You are giving No Umbrella Media, LLC, its licensees, successors, assigns, and any other parties succeeding or authorized by it (collectively, “No Umbrella”) certain rights with regard to intellectual property that makes up your submission.
4. With regard to your submission, you agree to give No Umbrella a perpetual, worldwide, nonexclusive license to use, publicly perform, publicly display, copy, distribute, and create derivative works of your submission in connection with the “International Moustache Film Festival” and “Stache Pag” names.
5. We agree that No Umbrella will give all credits that we practicably can, given case-by-case circumstances.
6. You warrant that all copyrighted material--music, pictures, web content, videos, art, graphic design, etc. (this is not an exhaustive list, rather it is exemplary)—is either owned by you, or that you have express written permission to use any copyrighted material found in your submission. No exceptions.
7. You agree, that in the event that the previous bullet point turns out to be not true (you have infringed someone else’s copyrights), to indemnify and hold harmless No Umbrella for any claims or threat of claim against the same, and that you will pay for (first), or reimburse (last resort), all costs associated with defending any such claims against No Umbrella for violation of another’s copyright as a result of your submission.
8. You warrant that you have full consent and permission from all people who appear in any identifiable manner in your submission to use their persona in your submission, their knowing and understanding that their image or likeness may be used commercially.
9. You agree to hereby release, indemnify, and hold harmless No Umbrella from any and all claims, including, without limitation, claims for damages for libel, infringement of rights of publicity, invasion of privacy, portrayal in a false light, or any other claim from any person based on use of your submission.
10. Any and all disputes arising from your submission shall be first attempted to be resolved by a mediator in Maine, in person or through electronic and phone communication.
11. The parties agree Maine law applies to this agreement, and that all federal and state courts of Maine shall have subject matter jurisdiction of this agreement.
12. This is the entire agreement with respect to the parties, and all other communications about this matter are not a part of this agreement.


Prizes: Film makers whose films are selected to run during the
festival will be notified in advance. Category winners will be selected and winners announced the day of the festival.

The winner of Best Frickin' Facial Hair Film receives $250

Top Category Winner Awards will receive a trophy for:

The Dali
The Chaplin
The Magnum
The Zappa
The Waters

We reserve the right to give category winners and Best of winners more prizes then listed here.

Filmmaker attendance is the responsibility and sole discretion of the filmmaker. But it would be awesome if you could come.