12th Annual

Gasparilla International Film Festival (Tampa Bay)

March 20, 2018 to March 25, 2018

 
Category

Tampa Bay High School Film Competition

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
October 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *
Regular Deadline
November 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *
Late Deadline
December 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *
WAB Extended Deadline
January 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately February 15, 2018

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 2 minutes to 7 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after March 1, 2016

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Tampa Bay High School Competition Audience Choice Award
Sponsor:Suncoast Credit Union

Category Rules

High School GIFF Film Competition Rules and Procedures

Rules

-All films must be 2-7 minutes in length.

-There is no restriction to the subject of the film, but it must fit within
the guidelines of the “PG-13” rating system.

-All scripts must be original creations unless written permission from the
author of the source material can be provided.

-All other creative elements such as music, photography, and artwork must
be either original or written permission of use must be provided from the
owner/creator of the work.

-Stock music must have proper credit given to the artist.

Procedures

-All films must be submitted by Jan 15, 2018

-Your film must have a 10 second slate prior to the film followed by 5
seconds of black. The slate format must be as follows:

Film TItle: (title of your film)

Team Name: (the name of your team or production group)

School: (your school)

TRT: (total running time of your film)