49th Annual

Nashville Film Festival

May 10, 2018 to May 19, 2018

 
Category

VR & 360 Film Competition

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
July 28, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
September 29, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
December 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
January 12, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately February 26, 2018

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2016

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in TN

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Virtual Reality (VR)
  Oculus Rift
  HTC VIVE
  360° Video (Gear VR / Google Cardboard)
  Samsung Gear VR with Controller

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

Information not provided.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Grand Jury Prize
Best Overall Experience in VR & 360 Winner will receive 2 NashFilm All-Access passes to the 2018 festival & Creator’s Conference, recognition in fest print guide & on the web, and a Grand Jury Prize Awards Certificate

(3) Finalists
Competition finalists for Best Overall Experience in VR & 360 will receive 2 NashFilm All-Access passes to the 2018 festival & Creator’s Conference, recognition in fest print guide & on the web, and a Competition Finalist Awards Certificate

Category Rules

--All submissions must be made digitally through WithoutABox.com.

-- Platforms: All submissions must be able to be experienced via one of the following platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Samsung VR, or Google Cardboard.

-- If released, all experiences must have download link submitted to NashFilm AND a submission form filled out on FilmFreeway for submission to be considered complete.

-- If pre-released, all experiences must have file submitted to NashFilm’s cloud drive AND a submission form filled out on FilmFreeway for submission to be considered complete.

-- Work in Progress: Entries do not need to be submitted in their finished form by the submission date, however the final form must be completed and submitted to NashFilm by April 1st, 2018. We cannot guarantee that the finished copy will be watched if a work in progress is submitted. We encourage you to only submit works in progress if submitting close to the final deadline.

-- Original Content: All entries submitted to the Nashville Film Festival (NashFilm) VR & 360 Film Competition must be original works by the applicant. By submitting to this competition, you are attesting that this work is yours and that you have the authority to submit this work to the Nashville Film Festival and agree to all of the rules of the competition and the festival as a whole.

-- Revisions: NashFilm considers all entries to be complete. You may send in revisions after an initial or work-in-progress has been submitted, but the revised copy will only be used going forward. Any scoring already complete will remain the same, based on the initial submission.

-- Language: All submissions will be assessed by English speakers. If submission is in a language other than English and speech is necessary for the experience, subtitles or other means of speech translation will be required.

-- Liability: We cannot accept responsibility for loss, damage or additional charges incurred en route, or due to normal wear and tear, or due to equipment failure. Do NOT send original prints or master copies. Additionally, NashFilm is held harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity or review of any experience.

-- Shipping: Any costs of shipping must be paid by the entrant. All international entries must be sent with all transportation charges, duties, and taxes prepaid by the shipper.

-- NashFilm employees, including seasonal staff, board members, sponsors, and their immediate families, are not eligible to submit in any category to this competition.

NOTE: By submitting your VR or 360 experience, you are giving permission for the Nashville Film Festival to showcase your work at the festival and for promotional purposes.

-- If you have any questions, please contact us by emailing 2018entries@nashfilm.org and include in the subject line: “VR Inquiry”