Fallbrook International Film Festival

5 Annual April 05, 2013 to April 07, 2013

 
Category

Documentary Short

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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
Earlybird Deadline
August 31, 2012
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
Student Fee 15.00 *
Regular Deadline
October 31, 2012
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00
Late Deadline
November 30, 2012
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
WAB Extended Deadline
December 14, 2012
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately February 1, 2013

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 40 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 & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

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

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit 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
Winner of this prestigious award (and only this award) will be announced up to four weeks in advance of the Festival. This allows time for special press coverage, and for winner to make travel arrangements, etc. Winner will receive a check for $1,000 and the Frank Capra Award at the closing Awards Ceremony on Sunday, April 7th, plus accommodations for two for two nights, a dinner for two at one of our sponsoring restaurants, and two (2), VIP passes good for all 2013 Festival events.
Sponsor:Fallbrook Film Factory
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Documentary Short
Anaward 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.