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21-Apr-2014 2:42am PDT  

 

Shining Light Film Festival

2 Annual: April 24, 2014 to April 26, 2014

  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
 
December 15, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Student Fee 15.00 *


January 17, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
Student Fee 15.00 *


February 14, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00


February 21, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 17-Mar-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 49 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jun-2011


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Mobile
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .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:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best of Fest Award
The Best of Fest is selected by consensus of the screening committee. This selection is based on the quality of the film and how it best meets our festivals mission


CATEGORY RULES
Narrative Feature
○ Anything 49 minutes or less.
○ Documentary, Narrative, Animation or live-action, etc.

2. Screener copies should be mailed to the address below:

2014 Film Submissions
Shining Light Film Festival
5115 Devon Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46226

3. Screeners of entries must be submitted in DVD format, NTSC Region 0 or 1 or via a private Vimeo or YouTube link.
4. Submissions must be clearly marked on the case and disc in permanent marker with the following:

a. Complete English and Original Title
b. Director Name
c. Contact Name (if different than director) and Email Address
d. Total Run Time, rounded up to the nearest minute.
e. Date of completion
f. Paragraph explaining how your film fits this festival’s mission is required

5. Entries without payment will not be considered for the festival. If a submitted film misses a deadline, the appropriate person will be contacted to submit the appropriate submission fee within 72 hours.
6. Screening copies will not be returned.