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Brevard Short Film Festival

01 Annual: May 30, 2014 to June 01, 2014

  Student 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
 
February 15, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00


March 15, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00


April 15, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00


April 30, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 10-May-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 3 minutes to 60 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Dec-2011


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
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    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

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
> Biography/Filmography - Director


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


1st Place
Art Work
Sponsor:Brevard Short Film Festival


CATEGORY RULES
BREVARD SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (BSFF) 2014
May 30 – June 1, 2014 | Brevard, North Carolina USA

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING REGULATIONS AND GUIDELINES
FOR INFORMATION ON HOW TO ENTER YOUR SHORT:

BREVARD SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2014 - REGULATIONS AND GUIDELINES

By agreeing to the terms and conditions on the entry form for Brevard Short Film Festival, the person or entity (the Applicant) submitting an entry (the Short) to the Brevard Short Film Festival 2014 (BSFF) acknowledges that he or she has read, understood and agrees to the following rules and guidelines: 


1. The Applicant is legally authorized to enter the Short in BSFF, and the Short is not subject to any claims or litigation and is not threatened by any claims or litigation. 


2. Entries must be 60 minutes or under in length, completed since December 1, 2011, and submitted in one of the following categories: Animation, Comedy, Documentary, or Drama. 


3. To qualify for the Student Award, the Short must have been completed while enrolled in an accredited film or media arts course or program. 


4. BSFF can only accept, consider and notify entries submitted with valid entry form and non-refundable entry fee. To be considered for BSFF, the Applicant must fill out the entry form at Withoutabox.com. Applicant must submit either a Secure Online Screener or a DVD playable on US-formatted DVD player. (DVD must be shipped by the Entry Deadline appropriate to the Entry Fee paid.) 

Entry Fee payment must be made online through Withoutabox, or included with DVD. 


5. Late Entries: If you are unable to meet the April 15th (Late) deadline, please contact BSFF at (+1 828) 885-5354 or E-mail at: Brevardshortfilmfestival@gmail.com and tell us of your intent to send a late entry. 


6. If you want to verify that BSFF has received your entry, see the Withoutabox entry status, send entry DVD by Registered Mail or courier service, or include a self-addressed postcard. Please do not call or email the office. 


7. Selected short finalists will be notified around May 10, 2014. If your contact information changes between entry submission and our notification date, please update your information on WAB and email changes to BSFF at: Brevardshortfilmfestival.com.


8. Entry materials such as DVDs or press kits cannot be returned. 


9. It is the sole responsibility of the Applicant to secure clearance from the copyright holders of any copyrighted materials in the Short. The Applicant releases and discharges BSFF, its employees and agents from any and all claims, demands or causes of actions related to misappropriation or infringement of copyright or violation of any other right arising out of or relating to this Short. 


10. In the event that the Short is accepted as a Finalist by BSFF, the Applicant hereby agrees to the following rights and requests and grants to ASF without reservations, conditions or qualifications: 


11. BSFF reserves the right to screen an exhibition-quality videotape or digital file of the Short (see guidelines for accepted formats) during BSFF (May 30 – June 1, 2014). 


12. BSFF reserves the right to coordinate ALL publicity and press outreach concerning the Short’s presentation at BSFF. 


13. BSFF reserves the right to use excerpt clips, still images and/or titles, and information from or relating to the Short for promotional purposes in all media including Brevard Short Film Festival’s website. 


14. BSFF reserves the right to issue and authorize publicity concerning the filmmakers and the Short and to use all associated names, likenesses and biographical information.
15. BSFF reserves the right to provide contact information for the director and producer(s) of the Short and to grant BSFF the right to provide this information to film industry organizations sponsoring Festival events at its discretion. 


16. BSFF reserves the right to disqualify, without refund of any or all submission fees, any entry which is in violation of the guidelines and participation agreement. 

CATEGORY OF SHORT FILMS:


DRAMA
Dramatic shorts 60 minutes or under.

COMEDY
Shorts that contain a sense of humor, must be 60 minutes or under.

ANIMATION
Animated Shorts must 60 minutes or under.

DOCUMENTARY
Documentary Shorts must be 60 minutes or under.

STUDENT
Student Shorts must be 60 minutes or under. This category is open to high school and college students. Student ID is required for submission acceptance.


ENTRY DEADLINES:

Earlybird (Discounted Fee) Entry Deadline: February 15, 2014 

Regular Entry Deadline: March 15, 2014 

Late Entry Deadline: April 15, 2014 

Extended Entry Deadline: April 30, 2014

Brevard Short Film Festival 2014 is now accepting entries 
through the online entry service Withoutabox:



ENTRY FEES:

Early Bird Fee - $25 (Standard) $20 (WAB Discount)
Entry registered at WAB and Secure Online Screener available online or DVD postmarked no later than February 15, 2014. 



Regular Entry Fee - $30 (Standard) $25 (WAB Discount)
Entry registered at WAB and Secure Online Screener available online or DVD postmarked after March 15 but no later than March 25, 2014. 



Late Entry Fee – $40 (Standard) $35 (WAB Discount)**
Entry registered at WAB and Secure Online Screener available online or DVD postmarked after April 15 but no later than April 30, 2014. 



WAB Extended Entry Fee - $50 (Standard) $45 (WAB Discount)**
Entry registered at WAB and Secure Online Screener available online or DVD postmarked after April 30, 2014 
**(Contact Brevard Short Film Festival before entering after April 15) 




ENTER YOUR SHORT: Withoutabox
Brevard Short Film Festival is now accepting entries submitted on the web through the online entry service Withoutabox: 


If you encounter difficulty with online entry using Withoutabox, or do not wish to enter online, please contact Brevard Short Film Festival’s office at 34 Kassahola Ct., Brevard, NC 28712, USA 
TEL: (+1 828) 885-5354. (E-mail: Brevardshortfilmfestival.com).

ABOUT WITHOUTABOX:


The Brevard Short Film Festival prefers online entries submitted via Withoutabox.com, which provides cost-saving, paperless submission to film festivals around the world. Withoutabox's internet-only submission platform features online applications via one master entry form, online fee payments, press kits, and the option to use Secure Online Screeners, an economical, eco-friendly, and secure alternative to traditional hard-copy DVD submissions. Fill out one master entry form and take advantage of quick entry, extended deadlines, and powerful submission management tools. There's no extra cost to you, and by submitting, you'll join Withoutabox's global filmmaker community and stay in the loop about international exhibition opportunities. Click to submit your film today! 

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