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20-Apr-2014 9:41pm PDT  

 

Tel Aviv SPIRIT Film Festival

8 Annual: October 29, 2014 to November 01, 2014

  Full length feature films

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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
 
April 1, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 30.00 20.00


June 1, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 30.00
Student Fee 35.00 25.00


July 1, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00


July 15, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 60.00
Student Fee 75.00 60.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Sep-2014


RUNTIME
Features: From 60 minutes to 120 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  

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0
REGION 1
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
MiniDV  
DigiBeta    
HDCAM    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BetaSP  

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
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is not a competition.

No prizes/awards entered for this category.

CATEGORY RULES
Tel Aviv SPIRIT Film Festival will start to accept submissions for the 2014 Festival , to be held October 29-November 1 2014 in Tel Aviv Cinematheque.
We invite filmmakers to submit their films for the festival for films that have never been screened in Israel. (Theater, Festivals, TV)

Entry Via Withoutabox submission
Early Bird entry postmark April 1, 2014
Regular entry postmark June 1, 2014
Late entry postmark July 1, 2014
Withoutabox Extended deadline postmark July 15, 2014
Email notification/withoutabox.com posting Sep 15 , 2014

Entry Material
Film must be submitted as DVD copy of the work for preview, formatted for multi-zone or for Zone 1 (North America).
Tel Aviv SPIRIT Film Festival is a forum for filmmakers who create films with themes that inspire transformation and personal growth, promote positive global activism and create environmental awareness. It is our goal to create a dialogue about the global issues that impact us all and to amplify the voices of those who need to be heard.
All films submitted are required to explore their particular theme in spirituality with intellectual honesty, respect and in a constructive manner that does not attack or degrade the belief system of any other spiritual tradition or institution. We welcome films in every genre and format, short, documentary, art, animation and features to be eligible for consideration.
Non-English language works must have English subtitles

HOW TO ENTER
Via Withoutabox submission


ENTRY MATERIALS
Entry materials will not be returned

INVITED WORKS
Festival programmers select and invite all films presented at the 2014Festival, with premieres given priority. Invited filmmakers will be notified (by email & via WAB information in the submitted entry form) Sep 15 , 2014. Most updates and correspondence will be sent via email. Make sure to update us with any changes in your info prior to the 2014 Festival

SHIPPING ADDRESS
All submissions must be sent prepaid (including any applicable customs fees) to:
SPIRIT Film Festival
Doron Harsita Eshel
Program Director
SPIRIT Film Festival
16 Shamir Street
Hod Hasharon' 45285
ISRAEL
TEL: 00-972-52-3888533
We recommend shipment via courier in order to permit the tracking of your entry once it leaves your hands.
** Please indicate whether work is a SHORT, FEATURE or DOCUMENTARY on the outside of the package
Instruction for shipping:
1- Total declared value should not exceed $25.00 to avoid delay & import tax.
2- Please write on Envelope- FOR CULTURAL PURPOSE- NO COMMERCIAL VALUE
3- Do not accept EMS (Express Service by the Post Office) since they charge fee from the receiver. (For International courier services we recommend Fed-X or DHL services)


Other Details You Need To Know
° Preview Format: DVD (NTSC Region 1-video format ) only.
° Label DVD and box with title and withoutabox number if applicable.
° Loss and Damage: while every precaution will be taken to safeguard all materials submitted, SFF cannot accept or assume responsibility in the event of loss or damage en route or otherwise.
° All submitted materials become the property of the SFF and won't be returned without a SASE.


SHIPPING – SELECTED WORKS
If your work is selected, you will be responsible for delivery of the exhibition format of the film prefer a BETA ( HD,SX,SP, DIGI ) without any subtitles on the copy if possible to the Shipping Address (above) by the designated date.
Exhibition format will be subtitle to Hebrew. We prefer to receive a clear BETA copy (without any subtitle on it ) and transcript of the film dialog.
The Festival will arrange and cover the cost of the return shipping of your print or video after the conclusion of the Festival with deplomatic shipping only. We recommend shipment via courier in order to permit the tracking of your entry once it leaves your hands. Please ship DVD's properly and securely packaged.
DO NOT SEND IN FIBER-PADDED EVELOPES AS THEY MAY DAMAGE DVD
We will return or forward the return BETA copies with deplomatic shipping only. All other shipping must be paid by the filmmaker.
The Hebrew translated Beta will not to be mailed out.


ANY QUESTIONS
If you have questions regarding the entry process, please send an email to:
spiritfilmfestival@gmail.com

Tel Aviv Spirit Film Festival prefers online entries submitted via Withoutabox.com, which provides cost-saving, paperless submission to film festivals around the world. Withoutabox’s internet-only submission platform offers online submissions via one master submission form, online submission fee payments, press kits, and the option of using Secure Online Screeners, an economical, eco-friendly, and secure alternative to traditional DVD submissions. Fill out one master submission form and take advantage of quick entry, extended deadlines and powerful submission management tools. There is no extra cost to you, and by submitting, you will join Withoutabox’s global filmmaker community and stay in the loop about international exhibition opportunities.