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20-Apr-2014 4:03am PDT  

 

Florida Media Market

7 Annual: September 24, 2014 to September 28, 2014

  Sizzling Pitch Feature

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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
 
September 30, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00


October 15, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00


November 15, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00


August 1, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
Student Fee 60.00 55.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 01-Sep-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 7 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date.


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Information not provided.


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
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Media Files
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  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)
  CD-ROM
Film Gauge
  8mm
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SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
Spanish
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
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Media Files
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  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
Film Gauge
  8mm
  16mm
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
Spanish
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


1st Place
Awarded to the best Sizzling Pitch. In our final jury we will provide assistance to our winners in developing their Pitch & sizzle reel commercially.


CATEGORY RULES
Everything we need to know about your project is either in your head or already in your computer. So, send us a short video that combines all the necessary info and elements to tell us about your project.
Requires that the filmmaker produces a sizzle reel or "Sizzling Pitch" (runtime between 1-7 minutes) of an idea that he/she has for a project to pitch to submit.
Your Sizzling Pitch entry to be considered by our jurors should be composed of these three parts:
a) Must include a synopsis, character description, and if applicable, a script.
b) Include this media kit:
Intentions: of the creator, director, producer and/or any other author attached to the project [120 words each]
Transmedia Dimension of the project (what platforms your project aims for) [120 words]
Financial Model: [120 words]
Estimated Budget: (in dollars)
Main needs and challenges you are facing at this stage of the project [3 entries, 60 words each]
Team: who you are and who you are looking for to collaborate with (120 words)
Related links to your online presence (mini site, teaser, project maquette, facebook page, twitter feed, blog) [4 links max]
c) Include the Sizzling Pitch and an edited ONE minute clip of your Sizzling Pitch that will be used during the pitching on the day of the competition.
All non-English films MUST have English sub-titles.
****FILMMAKERS MUST HAVE WGA CERTIFICATION OR COPYRIGHT****
****SUBMIT AS A QUICKTIME FILE*****
Please direct yourself to http://www.floridamediamarket.com for additional Sizzling Pitch competition information. See Rules and Regulations for details.