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16-Apr-2014 6:06pm PDT  

 

Lone Star Film Festival

8 Annual: November 06, 2014 to November 09, 2014

  Narrative Feature Length

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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 28, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00


June 14, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00


August 16, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00


August 30, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 35.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Oct-2014


RUNTIME
Features: From 30 minutes to 120 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Aug-2013


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution



3 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

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
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best Narrative Feature
Sponsor:Lone Star Film Society
Cash Award Value: 2,500 U.S. Dollar


CATEGORY RULES
SUBMISSION RULES for Lone Star Film Festival (Fort Worth, Texas - November, 2014)

Lone Star Film Festival accepts no responsibility for loss or damage of entries during shipment to or from Lone Star Film Festival.

1. Entries must be postmarked no later than August 30, 2014.

2. To be eligible for competition films must be first or second feature effort of the director, never have been screened before in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, New Mexico or Louisiana, and have a total budget of no more than $500,000.

3. Entrants must submit a DVD viewing copy for consideration if they are not submitting via secure online screener.

4. Entry forms and payment will not be processed without an accompanying DVD or attached secure online screener.

5. All entries must be in English or contain English subtitles or be dubbed in English (unless special arrangements have been made with festival).

6. Please attach WAB four-digit number when submitting with DVD.

7. For publications purposes, if your film/video is selected for screening entrants must be prepared to supply at least three electronic images (publicity stills) either in jpeg or PDF format, 300 dpi. NOTE: Only electronic images will be accepted for the official festival catalog-program. We also encourage submitting as much publicity material that is available and a complete credit list. These additional materials cannot be returned. Any materials that entrants wish to be seen by the programming committee should be submitted in duplicate with this application.

8. Exceptions to the festival regulations must be authorized by one of the Festival Directors.


SHIPPING
The cost of shipping an entry to the festival must be paid by the entrant. Collect or C.O.D. shipment will not be accepted. All international entries must be sent "free domicile" to the Festival office with all transportation charges, duties, and taxes prepaid by the shipper. Any brokerage fees charged to the Lone Star International Film Festival will be billed back to the shipper. Be sure to include all the proper customs documentation required by the shipping company.