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Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival

02 Annual: November 06, 2014 to November 06, 2014

  In This Together

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

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
May 1, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00


July 30, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00


August 7, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00


August 14, 2013
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 65.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 22-Aug-2013


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 3 minutes to 16 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
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Media Files
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .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.


1st Place
Sponsor:South Eastern Melbourne Medicare Local
Cash Award Value: 1,000 Australian Dollar


CATEGORY RULES
2013 Reel Health – International Health Short Film Festival

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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Entry Deadline: 1 August 2013

The Reel Health Short Film Competition is a program of Film as part of the Monash Arts in Health program. We promote understanding and appreciation of the different aspects of health care through providing an alternative medium for the conversation or statement to be made about the health industry, health care or the workforce behind the scenes. We do this by creating opportunities for people to share – and find inspiration in – health experiences, ideas and visions.


Submission Guidelines
• Submissions will be accepted in the form of short films of less than 15 minutes only
• The competition is open to amateur and professional films
• There is a fee of $60US per entry (payable by credit card or cheque if posted or through Withoutabox)
• Only submissions accompanied by the correct fee, and received by the allocated deadline, will be accepted / considered.
• Films submitted without payment WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
• Films submitted via post still require the $60US fee and are to be directed to:
Reel Health –
International Short Film Festival
Locked bag 29
Clayton South
Victoria 3169

• File-naming: Important - you must include your name as part of the file name for each film submission

• If you are entering more than one film, please ensure that the film name is unique – you may also include a short identifier (film name, up to 8 characters) if this helps to distinguish your films from each other
• Unidentified files will be rejected. (For example: DSC_8555 – this does not identify the film as yours)
• Be sure to name all your files before sending
• While every care will be taken with material entered, the Reel Health Short Film Competition cannot be responsible for loss of or damage to entries

• Copyright & Reproduction:

• You must be the author and sole owner of the copyright for all films you enter
• Entry in the competition constitutes agreement to allow films chosen as the winner, category finalists or for special mention to be reproduced, published and/or exhibited, for promotional purposes, only as they pertain to the Reel Health Short Film Competition and Monash Health
• The film maker retains copyright, and all films will be credited to the film maker.

• Entries will be judged on the basis of effectiveness in conveying the health theme (composition, technique, content, originality)

Grand Prize – AUS$5,000 will be awarded to the winner of the best overall short film.
By submitting your film you are accepting these terms and conditions and you understand the entry fee cannot be refunded.
The Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival accepts short fiction, animation, documentary and experimental films.
Preview Screener formats:
The Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival can only accept DVDs as submissions when posted to the address below with the $60US submission fee:
Reel Health –
International Short Film Festival
Locked bag 29
Clayton South
Victoria 3169

. Please ensure your DVD is playable and is suitably protected in transit.
Eligibility requirements:

To be eligible for consideration, all films must meet the following requirements:
• Films must have been completed after 1 January 2011.

• Private cast and crew and graduation screenings are accepted.

• Films broadcast on the Internet in any capacity prior to August 20, 2012 are ineligible for entry.

• Films must be in their original language, with English subtitles if the original language is not English.
NB: The Festival reserves the right to program films completed prior to 1 January 2013 or that have screened in Victoria prior to the 2013 Festival although these films will be screened out of competition.
Submission materials:
Please include the following materials with your submission:
• Films submitted via post still require the $60US fee
One DVD per submitted film, with the DVD clearly labelled with film title, director and run time. The Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival will NOT accept compilation DVDs (more than one film on a DVD).
• Film submitted via Withoutabox – follow directions on the Withoutabox site.

• Please do not include publicity materials with your submission, as The Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival cannot store or return them.

• Preview DVDs will NOT be returned.
Selection:
Festival programmers select and invite all films presented at The Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival. All entrants will be notified of the Festival’s programming decisions by email by 1st September 2013.
Please ensure the email you have supplied is active and in working order.
The Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival’s selection decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into. We do not provide critical analysis or feedback.
Shipping and Customs:
The Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival will not pay freight or customs charges for DVDs. The Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival will not pay any freight and/or customs charges for films invited to the festival.
Amendments:
Reel Health – The International Health Short Film Festival is entitled at its sole discretion to change, modify, amend, add or remove any part of these conditions of use and to change, amend or delete any features of the Reel Health IHFF Website at any time by posting the amendment on the Website or by notifying you by any other means of communication. Your continued use of the Website after this time constitutes an agreement by you to abide by and be bound by these conditions of use, as so amended.
Insurance:
The Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival will only insure prints/tapes of films invited to the festival, for the duration of their stay in Australia and during return transit to the entrant or to a following engagement.
Screenings:
The Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival will have multiple screenings of film submitted if chosen as the winners or category finalist for screening..
Ownership:
I grant Monash Health a non-exclusive, royalty free, sub-licensable, worldwide and perpetual right to screen the film/video in public venues around the world including as part of the Reel Health Film Festival, stream on the internet or social media, screen on television, reproduce on DVD, and use clips or excerpts of the film/video for promotional purposes.

I warrant no further permissions or fees for use of any copyright works contained in the film/video (including any music) are required for Monash Health to exercise the rights set out above. I indemnify Monash Health in relation to any damage or loss caused from use of the film/video in accordance with these terms.'
All funds collected from the screening of the film/video are the property of Monash Health.

The Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival Shorts Awards Jury
The Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival Awards are adjudicated by the Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival Jury, consisting of Associate professor Erwin Loh, President of the Jury. Other members of the jury will be announced soon. The Jury’s processes, discussions and deliberations are strictly confidential and no discussion will be entered into regarding their decisions.

The Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival
The award winners will be announced during The Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival Awards Ceremony at the premiere screening at ACMI, Melbourne – 26th September 2013.

The short films entered into the International Health Short Film Competition are competing for the following prizes:
Award for Best Short Film in Category
• In this Together - $1000
• Get Well Soon - $1000
• My Journey - $1000
• Your Voice - $1000
• Behind the Scenes - $1000
Youth Award - $1000
The Youth category is from all films submitted by film makers who are aged between 16 – 25 years.
The Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival Award - $5000
The prizes are subject to change and will be announced in the festival program.
CONTACT DETAILS
ReelhealthFilm@monashhealth.org
Anne Doherty
Film Festival Director
Email: ReelHealthFilm@monashhealth.otg


Deadlines:
• Entries must be received in Melbourne no later than midnight, Wednesday 1 August 2013
• The finalists will be notified by 10th September, 2013

If sending a DVD – mail or courier to:
Reel Health Short Film COMPETITION
Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival
Level 3, P Block
246 Clayton Road
Clayton
Melbourne 3168, Victoria, Australia
Tel: +61395947795 Fax: +61395946209
DVDs shipped from outside Australia must indicate the declared value in Australian dollars on the outside of the package. Failure to do so may result in the entrant having to pay tax and duty charges levied by Australian Customs. Please note that the declared value should be equivalent to the cost of materials only. (Approximately $1.00 CDN per DVD).