2nd Annual

The Shift Awards

September 24, 2014 to September 28, 2014

 
Category

GMW Best Feature

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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
Earlybird Deadline
September 30, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 90.00
Regular Deadline
October 15, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 125.00 115.00
Late Deadline
November 15, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 150.00 140.00
WAB Extended Deadline
August 1, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 200.00 190.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
September 1, 2014

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 85 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 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 & Exhibition Format Requirements

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


Press Kit Requirements

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


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Best feature that made an impact globally or raised awareness on specific issues that involves the empowerment of women.

Category Rules

Eligibility/ Rules & Regulations
1. Feature films (85 minutes or longer) that have been both released and screened at least once between January 2012 and September 2013.
2. Television Programs: 23- 30 minutes for half hour slot and 34-60 minutes for a full hour slot and aired between January 2012 and September 2013.
3. Organizations or individuals who do not hold copyright ownership of a program must obtain consent from the rights owner before presenting a submission.
4. Any submission that lists, in its official credits, more than one production company, is considered to be a co-production and may be submitted.
5. All production companies, including the entrant company if applicable, must be credited on the entry form, and notified. The Florida Media Market will not verify this information prior to a nomination and assumes no responsibility for incorrect or omitted information.
6. The entering organization assumes full responsibility for notifying the other production partners of the submission.
7. In the event an eligible program is submitted by more than one entrant, it is up to the entrants to decide which submission should be used. Duplicate submissions will not be refunded.
8. In the event of a protest by any of the co-production companies, the submission will be declared ineligible. Submissions will not be refunded.
9. Absolutely no pornography can be submitted.
10. Each submission must also specify the genre and target audience.