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20-Apr-2014 8:56am PDT  

 

The Shift Awards

2 Annual: September 24, 2014 to September 28, 2014

  Best Mini Series

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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
 
September 30, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 90.00


October 15, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 125.00 115.00


November 15, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 150.00 140.00


August 1, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 200.00 190.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
01-Sep-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 30 minutes to 60 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2012


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in World


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


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
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required with the entry form, including:


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


1st Place
Best Mini Series that made an impact globally or raised awareness on specified issue.


CATEGORY RULES
• The program should fit the minimum format length of a televised half-hour time slot (approximately 30 minutes, including commercial breaks) or hour slot.
• A mini-series (i.e. multi-part TV movie) submission must include two (2) complete episodes selected by the entrant. Submitted episodes may be consecutive or non-consecutive.
• The storyline is resolved within the piece and is presented under the same title with the same production supervision.
• Both submitted episodes must have been broadcast between the eligibility dates listed in Section I – Eligibility.
• If the program is part of an anthology series, episodes entering this category should be more than one (1) hour long. Each episode should be entered separately.