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04-Mar-2015 3:19am PDT  

 

US International Film & Video Festival

49 Annual: June 06, 2015 to June 06, 2015

  Entertainment

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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
 
December 31, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Entry under 30 minutes 375.00 370.00
Entry over 30 minutes 475.00 470.00


March 1, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Entry under 30 minutes 395.00 390.00
Entry over 30 minutes 495.00 490.00


March 15, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Entry under 30 minutes 395.00 390.00
Entry over 30 minutes 495.00 490.00


March 31, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Entry under 30 minutes 395.00 390.00
Entry over 30 minutes 495.00 490.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 01-Apr-2015


RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Sep-2013


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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
Media Files
  CD-ROM

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
Media Files
  CD-ROM
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Gold Camera Award
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Silver Screen Award
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Certificate for Creative Excellence
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Best of Festival: Entertainment
Sponsor:No Sponsor


One World Award
Honoring a production that demonstrates international cooperation and global understanding
Sponsor:International Quorum of Motion Picture Producers
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
### GENERAL INFORMATION ###

ENTRY FEES: Entry fees must be paid in US Dollars at the time of entry. Judging results will not be released until all fees are paid in full.

DEADLINE: March 1, 2015

ENTRY CONFIRMATION: Acknowledgment will be emailed to all entrants within 48 hours of receipt of entry.

DUPLICATION OF ENTRIES: Entrants agree to allow entries to be duplicated for judging purposes and to permit winning entries to be displayed to public audiences and/or shown on television for promotion and publicity purposes with entrant assuming any union fees or talent residuals and all rights issues related to the production, if applicable. Winning entries will be retained by the Festival Library for promotional and educational use.

JUDGING RESULTS: Results will be sent to all entrants in May 2015. Judging results cannot be released unless entry fees are paid in full.

WITHDRAWING AN ENTRY: An entry may be withdrawn within 24 hours of finalization, but is subject to a $100 processing fee. (See REFUND POLICY). Entry withdrawal requests must be received via email to KristenGluckman@filmfestawards.com within 24 hours of finalization.

REFUND POLICY: Refunds are only issued for entries withdrawn within 24 hours of finalization.

PRIVACY STATEMENT: Available at http://filmfestawards.com/pdfs/Film_Festival_Privacy_Policy.pdf


### ENTRY GUIDELINES ###

ELIGIBLE PRODUCTIONS TYPES: Open to Corporate, Education, Entertainment, Documentary and Student productions.

PRODUCTION RELEASE DATES: Entries must have been PRODUCED or RELEASED between September 1, 2013, and March 1, 2015, and cannot have previously been submitted into the Festival.

ELIGIBLE SUBMISSION FORMATS: Entries must be submitted in one of the following formats: NTSC DVD, PAL DVD, URL, Video file upload, DVD-ROM and CD-ROM.

LANGUAGE: Entries must be submitted in English, have English subtitles, or be accompanied by an English script.

MULTIPLE ENTRIES: The same production may be entered into different Categories and/or Production Types. Each entry will be considered a separate entry and will require additional submission materials and entry fees.

LIABILITY: The Festival assumes no responsibility for productions submitted in the incorrect category. Reasonable care will be exercised to protect entries from damage or loss. The Festival, its management and judging committees cannot assume liability.


### DISTRIBUTION OF AWARDS ###

AWARD STATUETTES AND CERTIFICATES: Awards will be engraved / printed and presented to the name of the "Entrant Company" as listed in the entry credits, NOT to the name of the entrant contact. Personalized duplicates, in individual names, can be purchased once judging results have been released. Awards are shipped at the entrant’s expense beginning in July 2015.

DUPLICATE AWARDS: Duplicate awards for any year may be purchased at any time. Duplicates can be personalized in an individual’s name as long as the person was credited to the entry.



### ENTRY SUBMISSION ###

If your entry includes DVDs or CDs, they should be received in our office within 7 days of entry finalization.
Without a Box (WAB) entrants should label entries with the WAB Tracking number.

We recommend shipping by air courier, not by post.

US International Film & Video Festival
Attn: Entry Department
713 South Pacific Coast Highway, Suite A
Redondo Beach, California 90277 USA
(310) 540-0959