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24-Apr-2014 2:32pm PDT  

 

Bay Street Film Festival

10 Annual: September 03, 2014 to September 07, 2014

  Northwestern Ontario: All Genres

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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
 
February 28, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00


March 26, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00


April 26, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00


May 16, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 30.00
Student Fee 40.00 25.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 01-Aug-2014


RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jun-2011


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from Northwestern Ontario ONLY


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  
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
Finnish
French

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
French
Finnish
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


People's Choice Award
People's choice awards are determined by ballot entry filled by festival attendees. The award carries no cash value, however a certificate will be presented to the director(s) of winning films at the close of the festival. Winning films will tour Northwestern Ontario.
Sponsor:Bay Street Film Festival
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
Criteria for eligibility are:

- Works must made within the past four years in Northwestern Ontario.

- English or English subtitles are preferred, but films in other languages will be accepted for consideration.

- Maximum length 90 minutes (less preferred).

- Submissions must be completed works with release date of June 2010 or later.

Please add a .jpg image in your electronic press kit that we can use for the program.

We prefer on-line screeners when possible.

- The final program of the festival will be posted August 1, 2014 (date approximate) on the festival website.

- The "People’s Choice Awards" will be announced on or around 10 September following the close of the festival (date approximate).

Although this is a non-competitive film festival, "People’s Choice Awards" are given to the 10 films judged to be the best by festival audiences, and these films will form the core of the Traveling Bay Street Film Festival, which tours Northwestern Ontario for several months following the event.

If your film is selected for the festival, the Bay Street Film Festival requests your permission to keep a copy in our library for free loan for educational purposes to individuals or organizations in our region. We do not duplicate or sell these materials; they are strictly loaned for educational purposes only. Otherwise, the video and accompanying materials will be kept in the Bay Street Film Festival library.