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25-Apr-2015 12:51pm PDT  


Peace on Earth Film Festival

7 Annual: March 19, 2015 to March 22, 2015


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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
August 6, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00

September 4, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00

October 1, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00

October 31, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00

Approximately 08-Jan-2015

Shorts: From 2 minutes to 30 minutes

Projects completed after 01-Jan-2011

Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

Projects must be a premiere in Chicago

Project must not have distribution

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A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Black&White Print
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Color Print
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Press Clippings

This category is a competition.

Best Student Film
A plaque will be honored to the winner of "Best Student Film". Monetary awards will be offered, amounts to be determined at a later date.
Sponsor:Trancendence Global Media, NFP

* Peace On Earth Film Festival is open to the following genres: Feature and Short Narrative, Feature and Short Documentary, Animation, and Student Narrative and Documentary Films: no limit to the number of entries.

* Submission dates are July 6th, 2014 through October 31, 2014.

* Be certain that the postal date on your DVD/Blu-ray is within the timeframe of respective deadlines:
o Earlybird Deadline: postmarked no later than August 6, 2014
o Regular Deadline: postmarked no later than September 4, 2014
o Late Deadline: postmarked no later than October 1, 2014
o WAB Extended Deadline: postmarked no later than October 31, 2014

* Additional funds will be required before review, should the postage date fall into the new deadline period.

* Deadline Oct 31 postmarked no later than Oct 31

* ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST BE on DVD or Blu-ray format to be considered for selection. (US Region 0 or 1 format ONLY) (no PAL or SECAM formats) to be considered for selection.

NOTE: we will not review your film via live streaming from the WAB.
HOWEVER, please inform us if your films is available for live
streaming, via another source. (the DVD or Blu-ray must be exactly
the same cut as the live stream).

* Check your submissions if they will properly play on a Standard North American (US Region 0 or 1) stand alone player (not merely in a PC/Mac), or they may not be considered.

* Submitted DVDs or Blu-rays will not be returned unless you provide a pre-stamped/pre-addressed return envelope with your submission.

* Film title and WAB entry number must be on each case and DVD.

* Entrant/Filmmaker confirms and warrants required legal authority to submit the entry into the Festival and to use all music, images, and content in the entry.

* Entrant/Filmmaker grants permission to the POEFF for usage of clips from the film for promotional use on television, radio, in print, and at live Festival events, and grant proposals for future festivals.

* If applicable upload all Press Kits and other Promotional Material into your WAB cache.

* Non-English submission, as well as the final exhibitions format copy, must have English subtitles throughout or be dubbed in English.

* POEFF will NOT accept original prints, copies only. If you submit an original print, we are not liable for loss or damage, and will not review your film for entry into the festival.

SELECTIONS/ENTRIES into the 2014 Peace On Earth Film Festival

* If selected, your film (in the proper format for screening) must be in the POEFF office no later than March 1, 2015.

* Formats for Exhibition: Exhibition Quality DVD or Blu-ray - NO LIVE STREAMING

* The date, location and time of screenings of films are at the discretion of the POEFF.

* Film selection announcements will be made around January 9th 2015


Peace On Earth Film Festival is proud to announce it's Student Filmmaker Showcase for 2015. The POEFF accepts films that advance the enterprise of peace. All submissions must be on the topic of peace, nonviolence, social justice, an eco-balanced world or films within the various modalities of peace genre.

To qualify, you must:

* Student films must not exceed 30 minutes.

* Project must be no more than two years old, and created while you were attending a college or university or high school.

* Submit your film (DVD), entry form and processing fee by October 31, 2014. AND, Mail a copy of your film (DVD/Blu-ray), student ID, school verification form to:

Peace On Earth Film Festival
3304 N Broadway Ave.
Suite 233
Chicago, IL 60657

Selections will be announced around January 9, 2015