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21-Apr-2014 12:11am PDT  

 

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

23 Annual: October 10, 2014 to October 19, 2014

  Documentary Shorts

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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
 
May 1, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00


May 15, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00


June 15, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00


July 1, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 50.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 16-Sep-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Oct-2012


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution



3 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

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    
Media Files
  .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
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Spa City Best Documentary Short
Documentary Short Subject (maximum of 40 minutes in length) Winner of this category will be eligible for Academy Award consideration without the standard theatrical run, provided the film otherwise complies with the Academy rules.


CATEGORY RULES
Entry Requirements:
•Completed and signed Entry Form and Payment Information, or completed Withoutabox Online Submission.
•Provide 3 DVD NTSC copies.
•Fees -
Earlybird Deadline: APRIL 1, 2014
Shorts (40 minutes and under) $25 USD
Earlybird Deadline: APRIL 15, 2014
Shorts (40 minutes and under) $40
Regular Deadline: MAY 13, 2014
Shorts (40 minutes and under) $40
Final Deadline: JULY 1, 2014
Shorts (40 minutes and under) $55

•Enclose a synopsis of 35 words or less, director’s bio and list of previous screenings and awards (be brief.)
•Optional – enclose press materials, film and filmmaker stills. Any digital images should be tiff or jpeg format. Macintosh preferred, 300 dpi, no image larger than 1MB. Return address must be submitted with your materials.