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26-Feb-2015 4:31pm PDT  

 

International Festival of Animated Objects

7 Annual: March 10, 2015 to March 15, 2015

  Shorts

 

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 Canadian Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
November 15, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 10.00 *


November 30, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 12.00 *


December 15, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *


December 21, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Jan-2015


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 15 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date.


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
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
SDV    
MiniDV    
DigiBeta    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BetaSP    
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


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Audience Favorite
Cash prize!
Cash Award Value: 100 Canadian Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


Prize of Excellence
Cash prize!
Cash Award Value: 100 Canadian Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
Short films under 15 minutes that use animated objects in some fashion are eligible. The entire film does not have to feature animated objects, but it should be an important component of the film.

A separate submission form is required for each title submitted.

Only DVD (all region or region 1), Blu-ray (all region) or common video file (.mp4, .mov, .avi) will be accepted for preview.

Do not send master tapes or film prints for preview screenings.

Please label your submission clearly with the title, running time, filmmaker's name, contact address, phone number and email.

Film and video works in languages other than English must be subtitled.

Submitted preview tapes will NOT be returned.

Program decisions will be made by mid-Feb and all filmmakers and/or distributors of selected works will be notified by email or phone.

Do not send submissions in fibre-filled envelopes.The dust damages videotapes and decks.

IFAO will pay one-way return shipping only for shipment of exhibition prints: return shipment from our festival OR the shipment to another festival location.

If you are sending work from outside of Canada, please indicate on the outside of the package, 'Festival Preview Only; No Commercial Value, Cultural Purposes" or you may be required to pay customs duties.

Declare less than $20 CDN value for Customs purposes. IFAO will not pay additional charges.

Entering a film/video indicates acceptance of the festivals submission guidelines and regulations.