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Three Rivers Film Festival

33 Annual: November 08, 2013 to November 23, 2013

  Documentary

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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
 
August 26, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
21-Oct-2013


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 25 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
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
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    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Film Gauge
  8mm
  16mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


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


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


1st Place
Award is $500 cash plus a $500 certificate for Kodak film stock.
Sponsor:Pittsburgh Filmmakers
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


2nd Place
Award is $300 cash plus a $300 certificate for Kodak film stock.
Sponsor:Pittsburgh Filmmakers
Cash Award Value: 300 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 300 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


3rd Place
Award is $200 cash plus a $200 certificate for Kodak film stock.
Sponsor:Pittsburgh Filmmakers
Cash Award Value: 200 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 200 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
33rd ANNUAL THREE RIVERS FILM FESTIVAL
NOW ACCEPTING ENTRIES

Pittsburgh Filmmakers, one of the oldest and largest media arts centers in the U.S., is now accepting films for its Three Rivers Film Festival. Short works (under 25 minutes) are entered into a juried competition with prizes. Films and videos of all content types are accepted, inclding narrative, documentary, experimental and animation.

Entrants should send a DVD copy of the work, postmarked by August 26, 2013. Copies will not be returned. Winning and honorably-mentioned shorts will be screened during the Festival. Prizes are $500 plus a $500-certificate for Kodak film stock for first place, $300 plus a $300-certificate for Kodak film stock for second, and $200 plus a $200-certificate for Kodak film stock for third. For more information, email ljkahl@pghfilmmakers.org or call (412) 681-5449.

GENERAL RULES
The competitive section of the 3RFF is open to short films under 25 minutes. Genres considered are narrative, documentary, experimental and animation. There is a limit of three entries per person.

A completed entry form and entry fee (non-refundable) must accompany each piece submitted. Make checks payable to Pittsburgh Filmmakers.

Work submitted must have a copyright or have been completed no earlier than January 2012.

All entries must be submitted on DVD for prescreening selection Do not send film reels or original materials. Submission disks will not be returned unless requested with an enclosed SASE with the proper amount of postage.

A number of works will be selected to be shown as part of the shorts program of the 3RFF (November 2013).

Of those selected for inclusion in the festival, cash awards will be given for first ($500), second ($300) and third ($200) place. Judging will be done by a festival jury. Staff members of Pittsburgh Filmmakers are welcome to enter, and their works may be selected for Festival inclusion but are not eligible for prize awards.

Selection announcements will be made on October 21, 2013 on the 3RFF website (www.3rff.com) and by mail. Please, do not call.