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18-Apr-2014 2:05pm PDT  

 

Maui Film Festival

15 Annual: June 04, 2014 to June 08, 2014

  General

 

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
 
January 2, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
41+ minutes in length 60.00 50.00
40 minutes or less 35.00 30.00


February 15, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
41+ minutes in length 75.00 65.00
40 minutes or less 40.00 35.00


March 15, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
41+ minutes in length 100.00 90.00
40 minutes or less 50.00 45.00


April 15, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
41+ minutes in length 125.00 110.00
40 minutes or less 65.00 50.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 10-May-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 40 minutes
Features: From 41 minutes to 180 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2013


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
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BLU-RAY
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Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
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Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Audience Choice Award


CATEGORY RULES
Definitions of Categories and Terms:
* Print Source - The company or representative that will be providing the film print to the festival (This is not the film lab).
* International Sales Agent - The company or representative that is in charge of selling the film rights worldwide.

International Shipping Information
DVDs and/or BluRay discs sent from outside the United States must be accompanied by a commercial invoice (containing the film's title, run time, format (color or B&W), value of shipment and sender's name and address). DVDs and/or BluRay discs should be marked "For Festival Screening Only."

Completion Date - Films must have been completed no earlier than January 1, 2013.

Synopsis- A short typed description of the film's content.

Credits - A complete principal cast and production credits

Presentation - Selected films must be made available for Festival presentation in 35mm, HDCam or BluRay.

Language - Foreign language films must be made available with the original language soundtrack and English Subtitles.

Prior Screenings - Entries will not be accepted that have screened publicly at another Film Festival or Special Screening anywhere in Hawaii or have, or will have, been broadcast anywhere in the U.S. before September 30, 2014.

Prior Submission - Films previously submitted to Maui Film Festival will not be considered.

Additional Screenings - The Maui Film Festival reserves the right to host one additional screening of any 2014 Maui Film Festival at Wailea Audience Award and/or other Special Award winning films so long as such screening takes place prior to September 30, 2014.

Format - All films must be submitted as DVDs or BluRay discs. All entries, and accompanying materials, will not be returned and will become the property of the Maui Film Festival.

Accompanying Materials - Please include a printed copy of the Entry Confirmation Form with your submission DVD. Incomplete entries will not be considered.

Entry Fee Waiver: The submission fee is waived for films that have 50% or more of the film footage shot in the State of Hawaii. No other waivers or exceptions will be granted. Please do not ask.

BluRay disc and DVD Labeling - Preview BluRay discs and DVDs must be labeled with the film title, running time, WAB tracking # and contact information (including name, address and phone number).

Receipt Acknowledgment - Without a Box will notify the sender by email when the package is received and processed in our system.

Notification - Films selected for screening in all categories will be notified no later than May 10, 2014.

Shipping
If a film is invited to participate, the film must be shipped prepaid, insured and packed in proper containers. The Maui Film Festival will be responsible for return shipping charges. The Maui Film Festival will not pay international shipping on US films.

The Maui Film Festival does not assume any liability for damage to prints due to improper containers or otherwise. All films in our possession will be insured against damage or loss while participating in the festival.

Materials - Materials of films selected for screening become the property of the Maui Film Festival and can be used to promote the Maui Film Festival at Wailea and the programs of the Maui Film Festival in all mediums including film, television, radio, print and the internet.

Contact Information - By providing Maui Film Festival with your contact information, you agree to receive communication from us including submission confirmations and our email newsletters providing festival updates. Contact information will NOT be sold or shared with third parties.