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20-Apr-2014 7:18pm PDT  

 

Edmonton International Film Festival

28 Annual: September 25, 2014 to October 04, 2014

  ALBERTA High School Filmmaker (20-minutes or less)

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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 Canadian Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
February 28, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *


April 15, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *


June 15, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 07-Jul-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 20 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Sep-2013


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Edmonton


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
French
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
French
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Special Jury Award
Our High School Awards jury will choose a winner in the H.S. Short Film category. Recipient will receive an all-access festival pass to the 2014 EIFF... and buckets of adoration!
Sponsor:In Production (we're workin' on it!)


CATEGORY RULES
To support and cultivate the next generation of filmmakers, EIFF hosts a special competition for students enrolled in grades 9-12 within the province of Alberta. The Top 3 High School Short films will World Premiere at this year's Edmonton International Film Festival.
LENGTH: Alberta High School Short Film Submissions may be fiction, documentary, animation or experimental and 20-minutes or less (including credits).

**Films submitted in this category must be under 20-minutes in length and created/produced between October 1, 2013 to June 15, 2014. This competition is open to high school filmmakers enrolled in the province of ALBERTA and in grades 9 through 12 during the 2013-14 academic year. Submission deadline is June 15 (postmark deadline). Submissions will be judged by a panel of independent filmmakers and industry figures and the High School Student Short prize-winner will receive two (2) all-access festival passes to the festival and a World Premiere screening at this year's EIFF.

SUBMISSION FORMAT: Please submit one (1) DVD or a Secure Online Screener (SOS). No promotional materials required with submission. An electronic press kit will be required upon acceptance only.

COMPLETION DATE: Films and videos must have been completed after SEPTEMBER 4, 2013 and prior to the submission deadline of JUNE 15, 2014.

ENTRY DEADLINE: All deadlines are POSTMARKED ONLY dates -- NOT the dates they need to be at the EIFF offices.

LANGUAGE: If the film is in a language other than English, it must be subtitled in English.

PACKAGE TO INCLUDE: One screener of your film which is clearly labeled with Film Title, Length, WAB Tracking ID, Contact Information (including e-mail address) and a photocopy of your student i.d. OR a letter from your teacher.

INCLUDE photocopy of current Student i.d. or a letter from your teacher confirming your status as an ALBERTA student in Grade 9 thru 12.

ALL OTHER SUBMISSION RULES are in the GENERAL RULES/REGULATIONS.