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19-Apr-2014 10:27am PDT  

 

Over The Fence Comedy film festival

17 Annual: October 14, 2014 to November 17, 2014

  Longer Short Film

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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 Australian Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
October 29, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00


January 14, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00


May 5, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00


June 23, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 01-Jul-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: minimum 16 minutes
Features: maximum 70 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2005


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

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


OTF Most Popular Short Comedy
Sponsor:OTF Most Popular Short Comedy
This prize is shared with other categories.


OTF Best Short Comedy
AWARD: Over The Fence Best Short Comedy Film
Sponsor:Over The Fence
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
Our definition for comedy -

‘A film which is driven by, or, ultimately concludes with an excellent sense of humour’.

The Guidelines for the

1 - any format; preview on DVD pal/ntsc

2 - length over 16+ minutes

3 - any comic genre; black, slapstick, irreverent, romantic,
political, subversive, absurd ... etc. And must have an
excellent sense of humour.

4 - Made since Jan 2005

and

FORMAT: All films should be submitted on DVD. We require TWO DVDs as we have multiple screening groups viewing screeners for selection.

ONE FILM PER DVD: Please make sure there is only one film per DVD, multiple submissions require multiple entry fees and separate disks!

PREVIEW DVD: DVDs would remain in the festival archive.

PRIZES: The circumstance COULD POSSIBLY arise that an award would not be given if no film was deemed outstanding in a category.

SUBTITLES: All non-english language films must be subtitled/dubbed in English.

POSTING: Please mark international entries "Festival submission only- no commercial value". Mark value no higher than AUD$10. All postage costs and duties are the responsibility of the sender.

ENTRY FEES: Are not refundable.

TOURING: Over The Fence Comedy Film Festival (OTF) does a post festival tour and all films entered MUST be available to tour without renumeration.

LABELLING: Please insure your DVD is CLEARLY labelled with film name, runtime, and contact details. Professionally mastered DVDs are preferred (less problems!!).

PLEASE NOTE: While we will make EVERY EFFORT to stick to screening times as printed, OTF cannot be held accountable for changes to the schedule after schedule is announced.