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19-Apr-2014 12:02am PDT  

 

FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF)

18 Annual:

  Screenplay Competition

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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
Submission Copy
 
July 15, 2013
Final Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 50.00
Short Teleplay Fee 50.00 35.00


January 15, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Short Teleplay Fee 25.00 20.00


May 15, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Short Teleplay Fee 30.00 25.00


June 1, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Short Teleplay Fee 35.00 30.00


June 15, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Short Teleplay 40.00 35.00


July 15, 2014
Final DeadlineWAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Short Teleplay Fee 45.00 40.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 04-Aug-2014



SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Text Files
  Paper (Printed Hard Copy)
  PDF (.pdf)
  Microsoft Word (.doc)
  Rich Text (.rtf)


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Grand Prize Best Screenplay
The Grand Prize winner will be brought to Providence, RI to attend the 2013 ScriptBiz program, receive their grand prize at RIIFF's Opening Night Gala, receive a complete Festival pass and be lodged in one of the city's trendy hotels. The Grand Prize also includes software from Final Draft, magazine subscriptions, web placement services, listings from Sell-a-Script, etc.
Sponsor:Various Sponsors: Final Draft, Amtrak, the RI Film & Television Office
Value of Goods/Services: 12,000 U.S. Dollar


CATEGORY RULES
PLEASE NOTE:
(IMPORTANT: The actual Notification Date is Columbus Day Weekend, October 2014, not as cited in WAB as August 4th. WAB's system does not allow us to list the date beyond the start of the August film festival. If you have any questions about this, please feel free to send an e-mail to: georget@film-festival.org.)

As sole owner of the submitted work, I attest that the following is true and correct:

1. I understand that the reference "work" applies to all full length screenplays and all 1/2-hour shorts and teleplays, essentially the script in whatever style, form, or purpose.

2. I have read, understand and agree with the official rules of the competition, and I request that RIIFF read, evaluate and judge my submitted work.

3. I warrant that I am the author of the submitted work, and that I have full and exclusive right to submit the work to RIIFF Screenplay Competition based on the terms and conditions stated herein. I further understand that collaborative efforts must include each author's authorization based on this agreement, and that if more than one author selects to abide by the agreement, the reference "I" throughout the agreement applies to each designee, jointly and severally.

4. I warrant that the submitted work is not presently under option and/or has not been purchased by a third party.

5. Fees: Standard submissions must be postmarked not later than 1 July. The standard submission fee of $45.00 (full-length) or $30.00 (teleplay/short), US Dollar, must accompany each submission. For all scripts arriving after the standard deadline, a $10 late fee will be imposed per script. The above reflect hard copy entries, not entries in Withoutabox.

6. I have retained two copies of the work and release RIIFF of and from any and all liability for loss of, or damage to, the copy of said work submitted hereunder.

7. Multiple submissions: Each submission must be accompanied by a separate entry form, a separate submission release statement, and with the appropriate submission fee.

8. I understand that RIIFF will not seek employment for me, nor will RIIFF act in the capacity of an agent, manager, or representative in behalf of my work unless expressly asked to do so.

9. I hereby indemnify RIIFF, their officers, employees, representatives, readers, judges, sponsors, and affiliates from and defend them against any and all claims, demands, costs, damages, judgments, expense loses, or liabilities arising out of or in connection with any and all claims, whether or not groundless, that may be in connection with the submission of this work.

10. I understand that any dispute should be submitted to arbitration in the City of Providence, state of Rhode Island, in accordance with the rules and regulations of the American Arbitration Association then in effect. The arbitrator's decision shall be controlled by the terms and conditions of this agreement and will be final and binding, and shall provide for each party to bear his or its own costs of arbitration and attorneys' fees.