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17-Apr-2014 8:45am PDT  

 

Birmingham SHOUT: Gay + Lesbian Film Festival

9 Annual: August 23, 2014 to August 24, 2014

  Documentary Feature

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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
 
January 31, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *


February 28, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00
SHOUT/Sidewalk Membership 20.00 15.00
Alabama production discount 15.00 *
SHOUT/Sidewalk Alumni Discount 20.00 15.00


March 30, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00
SHOUT/Sidewalk Membership 25.00 20.00
Alabama production discount 20.00 15.00
SHOUT/Sidewalk Alumni/ 25.00 20.00


April 30, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 30.00
Student Fee 40.00 25.00
SHOUT/Sidewalk Membership 35.00 25.00
Alabama production discount 30.00 20.00
SHOUT/Sidewalk Alumni Discount 35.00 25.00


May 15, 2014
Alabama Filmmaker Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Alabama Production Discount 30.00 25.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Jul-2014


RUNTIME
Features: From 30 minutes to 180 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 Birmingham


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
HDCAM    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best Documentary Feature
Sponsor:Birmingham Shout


Audience Choice Award
Sponsor:Birmingham SHOUT


CATEGORY RULES
Eligible works must have been completed after January 1, 2012.
Exhibiting films publicly in the Greater Birmingham Metropolitan Area
prior to the 2014 festival dates will prevent your film from competing
in the 2014 SHOUT Film Festival and may prevent the film from being
accepted to the Festival. This includes projects available on the web.
Work accepted to screen at the Festival will be categorized in
competitive and non-competitive categories at the sole discretion of
SHOUT.

If your submission will be available through a video on demand (VOD) or pay-per-view (PPV) service of any kind, on or before August 23, 2014 please indicate such when entering. The availability of your film prior to August 23, 2014 through such a service will make the film ineligible for competition and may, or may not, prevent the film from being
programmed. Availability through such a service will be considered
during the programming process and may impact programming decisions.
However, decisions regarding programming films that have been screened
elsewhere and/or are available through a video on demand service,
pay-per-view service and/or any other service, venue, channel, theater
or otherwise are solely up to the SHOUT/Sidewalk Film Festival staff.