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23-Apr-2014 10:50pm PDT  

 

Action On Film International Film Festival

10 Annual: August 22, 2014 to August 30, 2014

  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
 
February 1, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00


June 1, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00


July 10, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00


August 5, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 50.00
Student Fee 60.00 45.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 07-Aug-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 10 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2008


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
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
MiniDV    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
SVHS    
BetaSP    
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BetaSP    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required with the entry form, including:
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Photo of the Director - Color Print
> Biography/Filmography - Director


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


1st Place
AOF Winners receive prize packages in every category that include Free AOF Ticket Packages, Cash or Sponsor Packages from companies like Video Symphony and EVS Online which gave out over $25,000 in Professional Training Scholarships and Equipment Rental Packages in 2010. In 2011 AVID gave out copies of AVID Composer and other AVID Software Packages. These Prizes Packages are split between Features, Shorts and Documentary Divisions. In addition ALL AOF Division Winners Receive beautiful AOF Awards at the Star and Industry Packed Black Tie Dinner and Award Show. Participation in the AOF Award Show is not necessary to win.
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 2,500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


Special Jury Award
The Xristos Award is named for Xristos Harrington and is given to the Best Guerilla Projects submitted in Feature, Short and Experimental Divisions. The Award includes Sony Editing and Post Production Software and Equipment, Scholarships to the Stella Adler Acting Academy Specialty Publications, Promotion and More. Sponsor: Sony and Stella Adler Theater. Participation in the AOF Award Show is not necessary to win. Sponsor: Sony and Stella Adler Theater
Sponsor:Sony and Stella Adler Theater
Value of Goods/Services: 5,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


Choice Awards
The winners in various divisions will receive prizes which may include a combination of the following: Action on Film Award Trophy or Certificate, Inclusion in AOF Fest Official Guide and various awards from numerous AOF Sponsors including Hollywood Scriptwriter, MovieMaker Magazine, Ruth's Chris Restaurants, Hotels, In-Mag Magazine, Sony and The Stella Adler Academy. Participation in the AOF Award Show is not necessary to win.
Sponsor:Various Sponsors
Cash Award Value: 150 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 5,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


2nd Place
The top winners in each division will receive prizes which may include a combination of the following: Action on Film Award Trophy or Certificate, Inclusion in AOF Fest Official Guide and various awards from numerous AOF Sponsors including Hollywood Scriptwriter, MovieMaker Magazine, Ruth's Chris Restaurants, Hotels, In-Mag Magazine, Sony and The Stella Adler Academy. Participation in the AOF Award Show is not necessary to win.
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 25,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


3rd Place
The top winners in each division may receive prizes that include the following: Action on Film Award Trophy or Certificate, Inclusion in AOF Fest Official Guide and various awards from numerous AOF Sponsors including Hollywood Scriptwriter, MovieMaker Magazine, Ruth's Chris Restaurants, Hotels, In-Mag Magazine, Sony and The Stella Adler Academy. Participation in the Award Show is not necessary to win.
Sponsor:Various Sponsors
Value of Goods/Services: 10,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
All entries will be judged on content, creativity, imagery, story and skill of the filmmaker. Productions produced from 2008 to July 2014 may be submitted. Works in progress will be accepted. All films must be submitted via online formats or DVD (Region 1) for consideration by the Selection Committee. (PAL system VHS will be accepted but there will be $10.00 charge for transfer.)

Each entry must be submitted separately on Withoutabox. All entries must be sent to the Action on Film Festival prepaid and, for your own protection, should be insured. Videos and DVDs submitted will not be returned unless accompanied by SASE. Films selected for the Action on Film Festival will be announced by August 7, 2014.

All presentation materials for the Action on Film Festival must arrive in Los Angeles no later than August 14, 2014. Please notify us by mail, fax or email of any address changes.

All entries should be mailed to:
Action on Film Fest C/O EFC
710 S. Myrtle Ave
Monrovia CA 91016 #332

Make all checks and money orders payable to: EFC

All filmmakers who provide SASE or Postcards will receive notification of inclusion into the festival within 30 days of the festival preview. All accepted filmmakers will be placed on the AOF Website before the event.