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20-Apr-2014 2:22pm PDT  

 

ReelHeART International Film Festival

10 Annual: June 23, 2014 to June 28, 2014

  Short Documentary

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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
 
August 30, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00


October 31, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00


December 31, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00


January 20, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 65.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
23-Mar-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 69 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jun-2012


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Toronto (minimum premiere))


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


1st Place
Winner will receive a personalized Medallion or Trophy


2nd Place
Winner will receive a personalized Medallion or Trophy
Sponsor:No Sponsor


3rd Place
Winner will receive a personalized Medallion or Trophy
Sponsor:ReelHeART


Honorable Mention
Honorable Mention Winner receives a medallion stating Honorable Mention, with Director's Name and Film Title. There are 3 spots available-
Sponsor:TBD
This prize is shared with other categories.


ReelHeART Spirit Award
The ReelHeART Spirit Award is given to the visiting filmmaker who exhibits their true indie spirit through promotion, inspiration, engagement as well as a memorable contribution on film. Winner will receive a personalized Medallion or Trophy
Sponsor:ReelHeART Managing Director
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Sound
Best Sound 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-
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Editing
Best Editing 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-
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Cinematography
Best Cinematography 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-
Sponsor:TBD
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Actress
Best Actress Winner will receive an award or medallion with Her Name on it and the Film Title. In the event of a TIE, a duplicate of this award will be given out-
Sponsor:Academy of Motion
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Actor
Best Actor Winner will receive an award or medallion with His Name on it and the Name of the Film. In the event of a TIE, a duplicate of this award will be given out-
Sponsor:Academy of Motion
This prize is shared with other categories.


ReelHeART Founder's Award
The ReelHeART Founder's Award is given to the film that stirs the audience, gets the most buzz and strikes a cord with programmers and judges as well as a memorable contribution on film. (This is the ReelHeART Best of the Fest Award) 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-
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
Short or Long Form Film - Documentary Competition
(Any Genre)

Open to all Documentary Films 69 minutes and under in length. This category is open to directors of all levels.

**IMPORTANT NOTE TO SUBMITTING FILMMAKERS**

-WE'RE IN THIS TOGETHER-

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 MySpace, FaceBook, Blogs, 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 and Fedex or Couriers will NOT be accepted.
We need a Postmark.

Thank You