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19-Apr-2014 10:27am PDT  

 

Water: Take 1

2 Annual: November 14, 2013 to November 14, 2013

  Online Short Film Contest

 

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
 
June 1, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *


July 1, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *


August 1, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *


September 3, 2013
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 06-Sep-2013


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 5 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2010


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
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Grand Jury Prize
Jury Awarded Prize based, but not limited to criteria including adherence to the theme of water, originality of idea or story and production values
Sponsor:Patagonia
Cash Award Value: 1,500 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 1,500 U.S. Dollar


Audience Choice Award
The Water: Take 1 Audience Choice Award, sponsored by EJ Harrison and Sons, is voted on by the public and the film with the most views wins an IPad 2 (16 GB, WiFi only.) The Audience Choice Award deadline runs one month after the entry deadline so votes still count for one month following the published submission deadline. The earlier you submit your film, the more time your project has to gather votes and win! Please note, Water Take 1 reserves the right to refuse the granting of this award to any submission suspected of purchasing votes or otherwise misusing the website by manipulating the voting system.
Sponsor:EJ Harrison and Sons
Value of Goods/Services: 400 U.S. Dollar


Award for Best Student Short Film
The jury will also vote on a Best Student Short Film, presented by Kennedy/Jenks Consulting and Carollo Engineering, the winner to receive a GoPro camera, a one-year subscription to Lynda.com and professional consulting services from Never Without A Picture
Sponsor:Carolllo Engineering and Kennedy/Jenks Consultants
Value of Goods/Services: 700 U.S. Dollar


Ventura Vision Award
New this year, the Ventura Vision Award, sponsored by the Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach, will be awarded to a film that was shot in and around the City of Ventura. An incentive package made up of production services such as permitting assistance, location scouting, catering, hotel and car rental discounts will make up the prize with the winning film to be determined by a committee of local entertainment and environmental industry professionals.
Sponsor:Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach


CATEGORY RULES
SHORT – running time must be under five minutes

FORMAT – Windows Media (.wmv); Audio Video Interleave (.avi); QuickTime (.mov); MPEG 1/2/4 (.mpg, .mpeg); 3rd Generation Partnership Project (.3GPP)

ENGLISH-LANGUAGE (spoken or clearly subtitled) or NO DIALOGUE only

YEAR OF PRODUCTION – no earlier than January 1, 2010

COPYRIGHT – all content, music, actors must be cleared – no exceptions!

NO GRAPHIC NUDITY, NO EXTREME VIOLENCE

Submit each film once, you may submit more than one film, but they must all be different.

All rights subject to rejectory submission