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17-Apr-2014 2:38pm PDT  

 

Collinsville Film Festival

1 Annual: April 25, 2014 to April 27, 2014

  Experimental 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
 
July 30, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00


September 15, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00


November 30, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00


December 15, 2013
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 45.00
Student Fee 50.00 35.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
15-Mar-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 40 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date.


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in CT


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

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 - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Jury Award for Experimental Short
Value of Goods/Services: 50 U.S. Dollar


CATEGORY RULES
Eligible for our Experimental Shorts competition are shorts under 40 minutes in length.

DEADLINES
Filmmakers with postmarked submissions after the deadline that they submitted under may be subject to additional fees in order for their film to be considered, with any original fees being considered non-refundable. PLEASE NOTE: For the sake of deadline fairness, filmmakers cannot send additional, updated or revised versions of submitted films unless they re-submit and pay separate fees.

Along with your submission please include the following:

50-100 Word Synopsis (may be used for Festival Program and website)

STUDENTS: Include proof of student status at the time of production. (Copy of student ID or transcript.)

SHIPPING
If a film is accepted, entrants will be solely responsible for delivering their exhibition video materials to and from the festival venue. The Collinsville Film Festival cannot and will not be held liable for your submission or exhibition, print/video materials which are lost or damaged. Shipping cost of shipping is the responsibility of the entrant. DVDs must be sent to the festival prepaid. C.O.D.s will be refused.

We strongly encourage entrants submitting films in a paper DVD sleeve. When packaging, protect the DVD in a padded envelope or similar package. Please DO NOT send your DVD in a slim, jewel, or standard DVD case. We also advise that you purchase tracking on the shipment of your submission DVD to ensure that we receive it on time.

Submissions will not be retuned. DO NOT SEND ORIGINALS! Please DO NOT SEND self-addressed stamped envelopes for submission disc returns, we will not use them.

*Please include title of film, running time, director's name and contact info on each DVD, CD or Blu-Ray submission*

ENTRY FEES
Entry fee (Paid via Withoutabox or check/money order in U.S. funds made payable to the Collinsville Film Festival). Fees for entries from outside the United States must be paid by international bank draft/money order payable from a U.S. bank.

Mail Submissions to:

Collinsville Film Festival
78 Dunne Ave
Collinsville, CT 06019
USA