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17-Apr-2014 2:40pm PDT  

 

Hearts and Minds Film Festival

9 Annual: April 24, 2014 to April 27, 2014

  Professional

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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
 
October 1, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00


October 15, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00


November 1, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00


November 15, 2013
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 01-Feb-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 20 minutes
Features: From 20 minutes to 60 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date.


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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is not a competition.

No prizes/awards entered for this category.

CATEGORY RULES
GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Please note that the screening and selection process will take six 6 months. A total of only 8-16 films will be chosen. The absolute cutoff for submissions will occur 60-75 days prior to the announcement of selections.

Selected films will be automatically eligible for participation in the annual Hearts and Minds Film Festival Showcase. Further, filmmakers will enter into a NON-EXCLUSIVE agreement to exhibit their selected film at official Hearts and Minds Film sponsored events (a year round extension of festival exhibition, for the purpose of rights) with participating community-based organizations for a period of one year.

For purposes of quality control, Hearts and Minds Film may need to create special DVD masters for use by participating groups only. If DVDs may not be created based on filmmakers pre-existing agreements with distributors or other situations, multiple DVD copies must be provided, as requested.

Following the optional hosted exhibition period (1 year), all inquiries for permission to screen will be forwarded directly to the participating filmmakers.

In submitting a film for consideration in this competition and if selected, the filmmaker (and, or all parties warranted to enter into this agreement) accepts responsibility for the acquisition of any and all rights to sound and image used in their project, for the one-year duration of the partnership agreement.

The submitter also, through submission, is asserting the nonexistence of contractual conflicts between this exhibition program and any other exhibition or distribution contracts the submitter engages in. The submitter also hereby indemnifies Hearts and Minds Film against any claims for distribution royalties resulting from participation in this non-profit competition. By submitting a film for consideration in this competition, the filmmaker agrees to these terms and conditions.

Finally, if selected, the filmmaker will agree to incorporate the Hearts and Minds Film Official Selection brand into future marketing materials (electronic and print) of winning titles.