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16-Apr-2014 12:09pm PDT  

 

Maverick Movie Awards

6 Annual: September 14, 2014 to September 15, 2014

 

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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
 
March 13, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00


April 30, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00


May 30, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00


June 30, 2013
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 60.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 31-Aug-2013


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 69 minutes
Features: From 70 minutes to 180 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2011


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    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Maverick Movie Award - Student-made Winner
All student made movies are also eligible for MTI Home Video and HB Group, Inc. prize. All genres of narrative, documentary, animated, musical, experimental, and/or performance-based feature-length AND short-length student-made pictures are eligible for this exclusive award AND twenty additional awards.
Sponsor:MTI Home Video & HB Group, Inc.
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
The 5th Annual MAVERICK MOVIE AWARDS
STUDENT-MADE MOVIE AWARDS

FEATURE FILM AWARDS
21 Maverick Awards
21-189 Maverick Award Nominations
(1 Winner and Up to 9 Nominees in 21 Categories)

SHORT FILM AWARDS
21 Maverick Awards
21-294 Maverick Award Nominations
(1 Winner and Up to 14 Nominees in 21 Categories)

STUDENT-MADE MOVIES
Any feature-length (70-180 minutes) or short-length (1-69 minutes) movie created by a student completed within the last two years may be submitted to this year’s Maverick Movie Awards. A photocopy of a valid student ID that corresponds with the completion date of the movie must accompany all entries to the Student-made Movies category. If submitting an online screener, you must e-mail a JPEG of this information to info@maverickmovieawards.com with your submission number included in the subject line. Graduate-level work is accepted. Note: Submission for this award does NOT restrict eligibility for Feature-length or Short-length awards categories or prizes. All discs and cases must be labeled with the title, running time, and submission number.

NONNEGOTIABLE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Excluding commercial and industrial work, all motion pictures are eligible for up to twenty-one (21) Maverick Awards in both the Features and Shorts categories. Unless there are no qualifiers for a specific award, one (1) Maverick Award honor is given to one (1) of two-to-ten (2-10) nominees in the Features category and one (1) of two-to-fifteen (2-15) in the Shorts category for up to twenty-one (21) “Best” awards. Student-made feature-length and short-length movies will also be eligible to receive “Best” awards and/or nominations in all applicable Features and/or Shorts award categories. Award and nominee selections are made by the cooperative’s judges and/or directors and are final. Submitted films may not withdraw after submission is registered at Withoutabox.com. Nominees and winners will be posted at our website at the close of each season. Excluding sponsored prizes where applicable, the Maverick Movie Awards does not provide trophies, plaques, paper certificates, or any type of material Maverick Award; however, the MMA does provide winners and nominees with access to free downloadable Maverick Award certificates. If selected, the moviemaker, controlling company, and/or submitter grants unrestricted rights/permission to the Maverick Movie Awards to list and promote the winning and/or nominated movie (not the movie itself, trailers, or any online content), its advertising/promotional material(s), as well as any individual, group, company, and/or organization listed in the movie credits for the life of the Maverick Movie Awards. The Maverick Movie Awards does not pay any fees to list and/or promote submitted and/or selected movies or associated promotional/advertising material(s). The moviemaker, controlling company, and/or submitter attests that any and all image, music, and/or other applicable rights have been legally cleared and granted. If nominated, upon notification, the moviemaker, controlling company, and/or submitter will be required to provide the MMA with a DVD or Blu-ray screener for archival purposes and ship discs/etc. to the MMA within a month of notification. If not selected (and also as this may apply to those selected as Maverick Award winners or nominees), the moviemaker, controlling company, and/or submitter agrees to act like a grownup person (even if you are a minor) and not to sue or threaten to sue the Maverick Movie Awards, its parent company, its directors, staff, volunteers, sponsors, affiliates, and/or partners, or to take legal action or inflict litigation of any kind, and furthermore promises not to crank call us, write us flaming e-mails, or write, publish, and/or disseminate any derogatory whining or disgruntled rants anywhere, including Internet postings, blogs, tweets, etc., etc., etc. By submitting to the Maverick Movie Awards the moviemaker, controlling company, and/or submitter agrees that he/she has the right and authority to submit and has read, fully understands, and unconditionally agrees to all of the Maverick Movie Awards’ submission guidelines and the complete terms and conditions of the Maverick Movie Awards.