New Jersey International Film Festival

20 Annual May 29, 2015 to June 14, 2015

 
Category

Short

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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
Earlybird Deadline
February 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Works up to 20 min. 45.00 40.00
Works between 20-50 min. 55.00 50.00
Regular Deadline
March 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Works between 20-50 min. 55.00 50.00
Works up to 20 min. 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
March 26, 2015
Regular Discounted
Works between 20-50 min. 60.00 55.00
Works up to 20 min. 50.00 45.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately May 1, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 50 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2013

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in NJ

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution

2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

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

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Black&White Print
> Production Still Photos - Slides
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best of Fest Award
TBD. Winners share $3000 in prizes.
Sponsor:Showbiz Software, Jungle Software

Category Rules

ALL PACKAGES AND INQUIRIES MUST BE ADDRESSED TO:
2015 New Jersey International Film Festival
Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center
Rutgers University Program In Cinema Studies
72 Lipman Drive - 018 Loree Bldg./Douglass
New Brunswick, New Jersey, 08901-8525 U.S.A.
(848) 932-8482 phone; (732) 932-1935 fax; NJMAC@aol.com or njmac12@gmail.com e-mail
web site: www.njfilmfest.com

ENTRY CATEGORIES:
Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Short Narrative, Feature, Music Video,
and Student Film/Video Maker (College or younger)

ENTRY REGULATIONS:
This competition is open to U.S. and International entries. Maximum film age is 24 months. No repeat entries. Send entries in DVD mailers, reusable containers or bubble wrap envelopes. Note: Please do not use fiber-filled envelopes or oversized boxes when sending entries, as they can cause serious damage to DVDs and Blu Ray discs and, subsequently, to video equipment. Entries that we receive that have been damaged or otherwise compromised in this way may be rejected from entry. If a work is selected for public screening entrants are contractually obligated to provide an exhibition copy suitable for screening and cannot withdraw their film from the festival. Entry must be a New Jersey or Area Premiere and must not be available to view in full on the internet! Please note we do not pay screening fees. Only finalists are notified in advance that their work has been selected to be part of the Festival.

ENTRY FORMATS:
Submit 2 DVDs or Blu Rays for pre-screening. If chosen for festival screening a high quality region free DVD or Blu Ray disc must be sent for festival screening. Mark case and DVD, with title, length, year, and maker's name. Our new primary screening location features new comfortable seats, stadium seating, a state-of-the-art hi-definition projection and sound systems!

REQUIRED ENCLOSURES: ALL OF THE FOLLOWING MUST ACCOMPANY FILM OR VIDEO:
· DVD pre-screening entry, placed inside mailing case or shipping envelope.
· Entry fee via check or money order (in US funds) made payable to: Rutgers Film Co-op/NJMAC
· Official entry form, completed and signed.
· Short synopsis of entry, biography of maker/actor(s), and Press Kit with photos (optional).

LIABILITY: Filmmaker shall indemnify and hold New Jersey Film Festival harmless from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim in connection with the Film involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and/or loss of or damage to the screening videos submitted. In particular, Filmmaker expressly warrants it has obtained all necessary copyright clearances for original works of authorship used in the Film.

REPRODUCTION AGREEMENT: Submission of an entry gives the festival permission to have accepted work exhibited, photographed, locally telecast, and reproduced either in part or whole, for exhibition, educational or publicity purposes.

Funding for the NEW JERSEY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALsm has been made possible in part by the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rutgers University Program in Cinema Studies, Johnson & Johnson, Jungle Software, Jimmy Johns, New Brunswick City Market, and Footage Firm.