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18-Apr-2014 9:21pm PDT  

 

Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival

25 Annual: June 10, 2014 to June 15, 2014

  Shorts

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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
 
December 16, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Hawaii-Based Filmmakers 0.00 *


January 13, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Hawaii-Based Filmmaker 0.00 *


February 17, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Hawaii-Based Filmmakers 0.00 *


March 7, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 30-Apr-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Nov-2012


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Color Print
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings
> Anecdotal Accounts


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Phred Love Award for Best Hawaii-made film
Sponsor:HRFF
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Short Film
Sponsor:HRFF
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Emerging Filmmaker
Sponsor:HRFF
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
25th Annual Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival
RULES OF ELIGIBILITY

1. Your submission must be received post-paid to the HRFF office and bear a postmark of December 16, 2013 for the EARLYBIRD DEADLINE, January 13, 2014 for the REGULAR DEADLINE, February 17, 2014 for the LATE DEADLINE, and March 07, 2014 for the WAB Extended Deadline.

2. Entry fee is waived for all Hawaii-based filmmakers. Verification may be required.

3. Your film should have been completed no earlier than Nov 2012.

4. We welcome entries of any length in all genres. We are particularly interested in presenting U.S. and World Premieres.

5. The Festival will consider works-in-progress, films with temporary sound tracks, digital outputs, and work that did not originate from film.

7. Submissions to the Shorts/Music Videos category must submit TWO (2) DVDs (NTSC only) for the Preview Copies.

8. Online screeners are preferred for submission. Register with WAB and send vimeo password protected link to:

HRFFsubmissions@gmail.com

9. We will inform you of our selection decision by approx. April 2014.


SHIPPING INFORMATION

1. Packaging - Ship your cassette in a bubble-pack envelope whenever possible. If you must use a fiber-pack, please wrap the DVD in a plastic bag. The festival is not responsible for damage to tapes incurred during transport.

2. Costs & Labeling - All shipping costs to and from Honolulu must be borne by the sender. All tapes must indicate title, shipper's name, and return shipping address. To confirm receipt, please include a self-addressed stamped postcard with your entry.

3. International entries - All entries from outside the U.S. should be sent Air Mail Registered or by parcel or express service. The Festival cannot accept entries shipped by air freight if customs and delivery fees are not paid.

4. Return of Entries: Unless indicated, preview copies will not be returned. You must provide a self-addressed stamped envelope if you wish your preview copy to be returned.

All other unclaimed DVDs or tapes will be recycled. Submitted press materials will not be returned.