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02-Apr-2015 12:49am PDT  

 

Melbourne Underground Film Festival

16 Annual: September 11, 2015 to September 20, 2015

  Entries

 

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 Australian Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
April 23, 2015
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 35.00


June 20, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00


July 1, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00


July 7, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Aug-2015


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 60 minutes
Features: minimum 60 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2013


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
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  Secure Online Screener
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SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

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Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
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Film Gauge
  16mm
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Special Jury Award


Best Film


Best International Film


Best Cinematography


Best Screenplay


Best Short Film


Best Documentary


Best Guerilla Film


CATEGORY RULES
DEADLINE: The Deadline for entries to the 16th Annual Melbourne Underground Film Festival is Friday June 20 2015. MUFF 16 will be held from September 11-20, 2015.

Please send your completed entry form and entry fee together with a DVD or Blu Ray, including any supplementary material - stills, press kits, posters, to the Festival by this date.

Send Entries to: Melbourne Underground Film Festival ? MUFF - P.O.Box 822, South Yarra, VIC, 3141, AUSTRALIA.

ENTRY FEE: An entry fee must accompany each submission to be accepted. Entry fee for submissions to the Festival in 2006 is now 45 $ AUD per title, (or $ 40 USD). Make AUSTRALIA POST MONEY ORDERS or BANK cheques payable to: Melbourne Underground Film Festival. YOU CAN SEND CASH INSIDE THE DVD COVER.. International submissions must send an international BANK OR cash to the value of 40 $ USD or 35 Euros for European entrants. Entries without Entry Fee will be discarded immediately unviewed. You can enter using credit cards at WITHOUTABOX. Discounts are available there.

SHIPPING: It is the filmmakers/producers responsibility to cover all necessary shipping charges of films. Please do not send original material or masters for preview or screening. MUFF will not return preview tapes or screening tapes or DVD?s. The festival will not return screening material unless an SSAE (Stamped Self-Addressed Envelope) is provided.

SCREENING: From the call for entries we screen off two formats DVD or BLU RAY during MUFF 16. Do not send SP Betacam or other formats. We can screen all region DVD and BLU RAY as well as NTSC and PAL and VHS videos.

CLEARANCE: We confirm that you have granted MUFF the right to publicly exhibit your film and that MUFF will take all care but no responsibility for your film whilst in the possession of the Festival. We also confirm that if accepted into the festival you grant MUFF the right to publicly promote your film in all festival promotional materials, as appropriate. You also confirm that all necessary permissions have been obtained to enter this film in the Festival and that the film does not infringe the rights including copyright of any third party.