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16-Apr-2014 3:20am PDT  

 

HERO FEST - MY HERO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

9 Annual: November 21, 2014 to November 23, 2014

  The Ron Kovic Peacemaker Award

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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
 
June 1, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *


July 1, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00


August 1, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00


September 1, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 20.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 01-Nov-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 10 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    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (QuickTime)
  CD-ROM

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
MiniDV    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


The Ron Kovic Peacemaker Award
The Ron Kovic Peacemaker award will honor the filmmaker who best addresses the issues of Peace in a short film.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar


CATEGORY RULES
Rules and Guidelines

ALL WORK NEEDS TO BE APPROPRIATE FOR CHILDREN

1. All work must be original.
2. Only films 10 minutes and under will be accepted. Works over 10 minutes in length will be accepted at the discretion of the programming staff.
3. Acceptable film formats:
* DV (mini DV or DV Cam)
* DVD or CD (QuickTime movie files only)
4. If your film is selected to screen on our website then we will contact you to complete the required release/consent forms.

5. A panel of judges will review the films and award individuals or classes in each of the following categories:
* Student
* College Student
*Teacher/Student
* Community
* Professional
6. Winners will receive a prize. Awards will be given to all finalists. Selected works will be featured on the MY HERO web site throughout the year.

Rights & Clearances

By submitting your film to MY HERO, you grant MY HERO permission and rights to place your film in its entirety on the MY HERO film festival website if accepted (this is mainly an ONLINE film festival, culminating in an awards ceremony). You also grant MY HERO rights to publish selected screenshots from your work on the MY HERO Web site and in promotional materials. You also grant MY HERO non-exclusive rights to use your film for promotional and educational purposes.

There is no fee for students from schools outside of the United States.

Your entry fee may be waived if you or your school are unable to pay the fee. Please contact MY HERO at media@myheroproject.org about a fee waiver.

Payments should be made to the MY HERO Project.

The MY HERO International Film Fest prefers electronic submission of
films. Please send us reasonably Hi-res mp4/H264 versions of your film that are under 2 gigs via our yousendit account:

https://dropbox.yousendit.com/myhero