8th Annual

Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival

 
Category

Short Screenplay

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in Canadian Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
August 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 10.00 *
Student Fee 10.00 *
Regular Deadline
September 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Student Fee 15.00 *
Late Deadline
October 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Student Fee 20.00 *
WAB Extended Deadline
October 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Student Fee 25.00 *

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately December 15, 2017


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Text Files
  PDF (.pdf)


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Sponsor:TBD
Cash Award Value: 100 Canadian Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 200 Canadian Dollar

Category Rules

WR2R RULES AND GUIDE LINES

PURPOSE

The purpose of the Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival is to connect filmmakers with audiences through visual media that encourages, challenges and inspires us to pursue positive values and to a greater understanding of the human journey.

TYPES OF MEDIA WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for films that are:

Entertaining
Original
Insightful
Uplifiting
Encouraging
and that reinforce positive themes

WHAT WE ARE NOT LOOKING FOR

WR2R will not screen films containing any form of nudity, sexual acts, profanity, or gratuitous violence. WR2R reserves the full right to make its determination regarding values-based rejections. We have granted acceptance to screen re-edited films where the filmmakers have submitted films for the judging process in their original format and then agreed to provide re-edited versions of their films that meet the above criteria prior to being granted a place in the festival.

SUBMISSION CATEGORIES

Narrative Feature Film (up to 150 minute)
Documentary Feature Film (up to 150 minute)
Narrative Short Film (less than 50 minutes)
Documentary Short Film (less than 50 minutes)
Feature Screenplay
Short Screenplay

Please note that the Film Festival reserves the right to merge entries into other categories.

GENRES

WR2R is open to a wide variety of genres including but not limited to:

Drama
Action/Adventure
Mystery/Suspense
Comedy
Sci-Fi
Family
Children's

Feel free to contact us with any questions.

AWARDS

AUDIENCE Choice Awards Winners in each category receive a certificate and cash prize:

Best Picture ($250)
Winner (All other categories) ($100)
Runner-Up
Second Runner-Up
Official Selection

WR2R at its discretion may choose to award partial or no awards in any particular category.

ENTRY FEES AND DEADLINES

Entry fees are due at the time of submission. Entry fees must be paid online only. Entry fees are not refundable.
Projects must be submitted online by the following dates:

$10 by August 31, 2017
$12 by September 30, 2017
$15 by October 15, 2017
$20 by October 31, 2017 - WAB Extended deadline

SUBMISSIONS AND FORMAT

Submission Stage
Submissions must be submitted online. DVDs and BluRay not accepted

Selection Stage
Please submit your screenplay in .pdf format

The individual submitting the film must have the legal authority to do so.

Online submissions only.

All submission costs, duties etc. are the responsibility of the sender

LOCATION

Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival
c/o North Kildonan MB Church
1315 Gateway Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R2G 1G5 Canada

ADVERTISING

By submitting to WR2R you agree that the festival may use portions of your script and/or film and your publicity material for publicity purposes. WR2R may also copy your publicity material for publicity purposes without compensation to you.

RIGHTS

All submissions to WR2R must hold appropriate rights to all items including but not limited to music, actors, etc. and be able, if required, to produce proof of those rights.

RELEASE OF REMUNERATION

By submitting to WR2R you agree there will not be any remuneration to you or your heirs/assigns for your film whether WR2R charges a gate admission or takes a free will offering or allows your film to be seen by audiences at no charge.

INDEMNITY

All filmmakers submitting to WR2R agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless WR2R, its board, judges, sponsors and partners, individually and collectively, from all claims and demands, losses, damages, costs and liabilities relating to any films submitted to this festival.