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19-Apr-2014 8:19pm PDT  

 

High Falls Film Festival: Celebrating Women in Film

12 Annual: April 24, 2014 to April 27, 2014

  MAIN PROGRAM -- feature-length, must include woman in leadership role in production

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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
 
November 19, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00


December 17, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00


January 8, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00


January 30, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 65.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 14-Mar-2014


RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2007


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
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Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
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  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required with the entry form, including:
> 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 - Black&White Print
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Audience Choice Award
Audience Choice Awards are given for BEST NARRATIVE and BEST DOCUMENTARY
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
Call for entries!

MAIN PROGRAM

The High Falls Film Festival is accepting entries for its Main Program. Previous films premiered in Rochester at the Festival include: THE EDGE OF HEAVEN, MONGOL, THE LIVES OF OTHERS, TRANSAMERICA and SIDEWAYS, as well as smaller and important indie gems such as JELLYFISH, THE GREATEST SILENCE: RAPE IN THE CONGO and DELIVER US FROM EVIL.

Please send work targeted to an adult audience — all genres including narrative, documentary, animation, experimental. Please note, a woman must hold a leadership role in the production.


CONDITIONS OF ENTRY:

* FEATURES geared to young adults and children should apply in those (separate) categories -- this section intended for an adult audience
* Please label all screeners with your WAB number
* All genres welcome
* Please submit NTSC DVD screeners; PAL DVD acceptable but not preferred
* All screeners must be accompanied by an online or mailed entry form
* Press kits preferred WITH screener; required on acceptance
* No honorarium available
* All possible care will be taken in the handling of entries. However, the Festival cannot accept responsibility for loss or damage to entries while they are in our possession or in transit
* Only preview tapes received with a self addressed stamped mailer will be returned

* For more information, contact: FEATURES COMMITTEE c/o programming@highfallsfilmfestival.com