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21-Apr-2014 5:16am PDT  

 

Atlanta Film Festival

38 Annual: March 28, 2014 to April 06, 2014

  Puppetry 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 U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
June 28, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00
ATLFF365 Member Fee 20.00 15.00


October 4, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00
ATLFF365 Member Fee 30.00 25.00


November 8, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
ATLFF365 Member Fee 40.00 35.00


November 22, 2013
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 65.00
Student Fee 60.00 45.00
ATLFF365 Member 60.00 45.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 28-Feb-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2012


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
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Animation Award
Films submitted under Puppetry maybe eligible to compete as either a Narrative or Animated Short. The Narrative and Animated Short Grand Jury Award winners will be chosen by a Grand Jury from the films selected. The winner of these awards qualify for the Academy Awards in the Narrative or Animated Short category provided it meets Academy eligibility requirements.
Sponsor:TBA - Cash Prize Dependent on Sponsorship
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
1) To be considered for competition, films must have been completed AFTER March 2012. NO EXCEPTIONS.

2) It is the responsibility of the filmmaker and/or submitter to secure permission and authorization for any and all copyrighted/trademarked content included in the film being submitted. This includes, but is not limited to music, video and images.

3) If you're a distributor or sales agent submitting a film, please contact us by email immediately after submission to alert us. If your film has been picked for distribution, please contact us as soon as possible.

4) All filmmakers will be notified of acceptance status using contact info provided via Withoutabox.

5) Important: Academy Award Qualifying Requirements

For a submitted short film to be considered for ATLFF's Narrative or Animated Shorts Competition a short film MAY NOT BE EXHIBITED PUBLICLY anywhere in any nontheatrical form, including but not limited to broadcast and cable television, home video, and Internet transmission, until after its Los Angeles theatrical release, or after qualifying for the Academy Award Shortlist with a win at a qualifying festival or after winning a Student Academy Award. Excerpts of the film TOTALING NO MORE THAN TEN PERCENT of A film's running time are exempted from this rule.

Length

With titles, films must be 39:59 or shorter to qualify for the Narrative Shorts Competition.