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17-Apr-2014 8:43am PDT  

 

Dances With Films

17 Annual: May 29, 2014 to June 08, 2014

  Music Videos

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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
 
December 18, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00


February 26, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00


March 26, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00


April 2, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 55.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-May-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 10 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2012


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
DigiBeta    
HDCAM    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is requested but not required, including:


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Industry Choice Award
All films presented at the festival compete for the ‘Industry Choice Award’. A panel of Industry Leaders look at the best of the best to award this prestigious honor to a filmmaker whose work stands out. That filmmaker then has the opportunity of meeting with one or more of these executives for guidance in their respective careers. Previous winners have met with Industry Leaders such as Producers Mark Ordesky (Lord of the Rings) and Steve Wegner (Dolphin Tale, The Blind Side).
This prize is shared with other categories.


Audience Choice Award
Although our awards package is currently in developed for the 2014 season, in the past we have presented winners with: Movie Magic Budgeting & Scheduling * Final Draft Software * Showbiz Software Producer Packages * FilmTracker from Studio System *
Sponsor:No Sponsor


CATEGORY RULES
Music videos should be under 10 minutes. Films must have been completed after January 1st, 2012.

Filmmakers understand that their entry cannot have any known individuals within their given project. No known directors, actors, producers, writers, or monies from known sources (i.e. Imagine or Scott Free Productions).
We do not discriminate against 'working' actors & crew.

Please Note: Alumni ARE allowed to submit projects with NO restrictions (Names allowed) for the Alumni Spotlight Screening Series.

Entries must be sent on DVD.

Films cannot be tied to a US domestic distribution deal.

Once selected, the filmmaker must have available either a 35mm pristine print, DCP, video "print" (minimum video format is DigiBeta) or digital "print" (minimum format is Quicktime) for projection. Failure to produce such print one-week prior to the screening date will result in a liability to DWF in the amount of $500.

At least one representative (producer or director) of each competitive project are required to be part of a Q&A session immediately following their screening(s).

Participants agree that clips from their film and all other material related to their project may be used and/or published in the event program, DWF website and for any promotional purposes which DWF deems appropriate.

No screeners and/or promotional materials will be returned to the filmmaker. Please make arrangements to pick up from the festival directly if you do want them back.

If selected, all commercial/private property including all trademark/copyrighted materials shown or recorded on the project is the responsibility of the filmmaker. DWF will NOT take responsibility for any infringement of copywritten materials.

The cost of delivery and pick-up of all materials is the responsibility of the filmmakers.

DWF holds no responsibility for lost or damaged prints. While the utmost care will be taken with regard to prints, it is solely up to the filmmaker to take full responsibility (i.e. insurance).


If selected, all commercial/private property including all trademark/copyrighted materials shown or recorded on the project is the responsibility of the filmmaker. DWF will NOT take responsibility for any infringement of copywritten materials.

The cost of delivery and pick-up of all materials is the responsibility of the filmmakers.

DWF holds no responsibility for lost or damaged prints. While the utmost care will be taken with regard to prints, it is solely up to the filmmaker to take full responsibility (i.e. insurance).