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19-Apr-2014 12:41pm PDT  

 

Animal Film Festival

2 Annual: February 28, 2015 to February 28, 2015

  Short Films

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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
 
July 31, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00


September 30, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00


December 31, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00


January 15, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Feb-2015


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 55 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 COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .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
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


All Awards
Prizes will be announced once sponsorships are assigned.


CATEGORY RULES
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
• Feature films are more than fifty five (55) minutes.
• Shorts film must be fifty five (55) minutes or less, including all credits.
• If the film is in a language other than English, it must be subtitled or dubbed in English.
* All entries must be available for screening during the festival, which will be February 28, 2015.
* We welcome and celebrate short films and full-length features.
* All entries must conform to the rating standards of PG-13 or lower.
* You may submit as many entries as you like. Each entry requires its own entry fee. AFF does not pay screening fees for films.
* Write your WAB entry number on any and all preview materials you send us, especially the outside of the package and the DVD itself. This will insure your entry is processed in a timely manner.
* Finalists will be selected based on excellence in conformity to content guidelines (e.g., the PG-13 rating limit), judging criteria, and festival philosophy.
* We accept preview entries on DVD or online screeners only. If you are chosen to show at the festival you may send a full quality .mov file on a DVD or via the internet no later than 2 weeks prior to the festival screening. If no screener is sent, the submission DVD will be used to screen.
* We will NOT return either preview or final exhibition materials, so plan accordingly.
* In accordance with Withoutabox policies, the entry fee is non-refundable. You will not be allowed to enter your work unless you agree to abide by the terms and conditions of the AFF.
* All awards are based on the overall merit of the entry. Decisions by the judges are final.
* Finalists will be notified before or by February 14, 2015, if their entry will be screened at the 2015 AFF and considered with the other finalists for the top awards.
* All finalists will have their entries screened at the 2015 AFF, and will be featured in the festival program.