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Fallbrook International Film Festival

5 Annual: April 05, 2013 to April 07, 2013

  Narrative Short

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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 31, 2012
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
Student Fee 15.00 *


October 31, 2012
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00


November 30, 2012
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00


December 14, 2012
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 01-Feb-2013


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 41 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
Projects may have distribution



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

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 - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings
> Anecdotal Accounts


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Frank Capra Award
All selected films will be first considered for this prestigious award. Best candidates will be those films that “most lift the human spirit, fostering a positive and (hopefully) lasting outcome”. Any genre, length or technique will be considered. However, since only one Capra award is given per Festival year, remaining selections will automatically become eligible for Best Film category below.
Sponsor:Fallbrook Film Factory
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Narrative Short
An award will be presented to the winning filmmaker in this category.
Sponsor:Fallbrook Film Festival


CATEGORY RULES
RULES & REQUIREMENTS
Submit Format: Standard Definition NTSC DVDs, two copies (no PAL).
(Write or print the Production Title, Contact Name & Number, Total Run Time, and WAB Tracking Number directly on label side of each disc. Note, discs with glue-on labels will not be accepted!)

Exhibition Format: NTSC Blu-ray or Standard Definition NTSC DVD. (No PAL.)
(Note, exhibition copies should state ‘For Exhibition’ on the disc, be ‘self-play’, and submitted as soon as possible after selection. Blu-ray discs will be returned if appropriate self-addressed, pre-paid mailing envelope is included.)

Aspect Ratio: All screenings are projected at 16:9 Widescreen. For best viewing, letterbox your frame within this window ratio.

Audio Levels: We use the industry digital standard of -12db as the nominal target level. (Films that exhibit non-professional audio quality and/or levels will not be accepted.)

Total Run Time (TRT): Must include credits. We screen credits!

Self-Play Disc: Do not include Menus in your Exhibition Copies.

Production Date Limits: None… but older works need to be quite good to compete against newer entries. Requirements remain the same as stated above.

Student/Film School Entries: Does not have to be current providing it was done by students as a film school project and reasonable proof can be provided to that effect.

Non-English language films must have English subtitles or be dubbed in English.