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18-Apr-2014 11:14am PDT  

 

Wizrd Word Film

1 Annual: September 20, 2013 to August 24, 2014

  Student Short

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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
 
Rolling Deadline Regular Discounted
Earlybird Deadline 25.00 20.00
Regular Deadline 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline 70.00 65.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 29-Jul-2013


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Aug-2008


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)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .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:


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Category Winner: Student Short
The creater of the Category Winner: Student Short of the Wizard World Film Festival will be awarded $250 in cash and prizes, as well as a chance to compete in the final round of the festival for $10,000 in cash and prizes in Chicago 2014.
Value of Goods/Services: 250 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
Submission deadlines:

Columbus, OH: September 20-22, 2013
Early: August 16th | Regular: August 30th

Nashville, TN: October 18-20, 2013
Early: August 23rd | Regular: September 6th | Late: September 20th | WAB Extended: September 27th

Austin, TX: November 22-24, 2013
Early: August 30th | Regular: September 27th | Late: October 25th | WAB Extended: November 1st


Student Short film entries should be narrative in nature, have a runtime less than 30 minutes and directed by a student at the time of filming. COLLEGE STUDENTS: Include proof of student status at the time of production (copy of student ID or transcript). YOUNG FILMMAKERS: Include a copy of your state or student ID verifying your age at the time of completion of the film. You may submit a letter from a teacher if you do not have photo ID.

Once you complete your submission through WithoutaBox, you can send us your film in two ways:

a) Uploading a secure online screener through WithoutaBox

or

b) Sending a private Vimeo, Youtube or Dropbox link to jeffw@wizardworld.com
For the subject line, write the following:
"Submission Number [add number], Online Screener"

Please provide the password for the private video in the text of the email.