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22-May-2015 3:14pm PDT  

 

Mirage International Film Festival

1 Annual: August 13, 2014 to August 17, 2014

  NEWCOMER - FIRST TIME DIRECTOR COMPETITION

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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 28, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00


May 16, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00


May 30, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 90.00 85.00


June 10, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 105.00 90.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
27-Jul-2014


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 55 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2011


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .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
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings


Prizes & Awards
This category is a competition.


1st Place
Cash Award given for Grand Prize Winner of the Newcomer Competition Category.
Sponsor:Mirage International Film Festival
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar


Category Rules
1. Any narrative work of fiction with a running time of 65 minutes or more, including films that are shot in a "mockumentary" style.

2. In order to qualify for this program, films must have been directed by a first time, feature film director.

3. The submitted project must be either scripted or improvisational fiction.