13th Annual

ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival

July 03, 2017 to July 08, 2017

 
Category

ReelHeART Off The Shelf Category

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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
Earlybird Deadline
June 6, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Regular Deadline
September 9, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
Late Deadline
December 23, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00
WAB Extended Deadline
December 31, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 95.00 80.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
April 3, 2017

RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after September 1, 2014

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Toronto

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution

2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

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

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best of Off The Shelf
Winner will receive a personalized Award or Medallion. There MAY also be Goods or Services attached to this prize. In the event of a TIE, the prize value will be divided equally-

Category Rules

Off the Shelf Competition
(Any Genre. Films MUST be 5 or more years old)

The ReelHeART “Off The Shelf” Category was introduced in 2008 for films of all genres that never saw the light of day, or never reached an audience shortly after the film was completed. Your film has to be more than 5 years old to be eligible-

Open to all Films of any length. This category is open to directors of all levels. Films in a language other than English must be subtitled.


**IMPORTANT **
*ALL FILMS OF ANY KIND **MUST BE A TORONTO PREMIERE**!

Any film of any kind that has screened in and / around Toronto and /or the Province of Ontario in any kind of screening that may have slipped through our due diligence research and into the notification process will be automatically pulled from the current year line-up. No refunds will be offered. No Exceptions!

**IMPORTANT NOTE TO SUBMITTING FILMMAKERS**

You can promote your film whether you live 10 minutes or 10,000 miles from ReelHeART. The Internet makes it all possible.

Any Filmmaker who does not ENTHUSIASTICALLY promote his/her screening from the moment of Notification of Acceptance at ReelHeART will automatically be pulled from competition.

We're not asking you to spend extra money, we're asking you to be passionate about your film and spend energy promoting and marketing your film from the moment of your acceptance notification. Many FREE options are available to you: (Print, Free Community Papers, Radio, TV, Internet: including Social Media of any kind, MySpace, FaceBook, Blogs, Event Listings, etc.)

-SENDING YOUR FILM-
2 COPIES IN THE SAME ENVELOPE PLEASE! We require all entrants to send 2 COPIES OF DVDs at the same time, in the same package. Personal drop-offs will not be accepted. We need a postmark-

Thank You