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16-Apr-2014 3:24am PDT  

 

Santa Monica Film Festival

8 Annual: August 03, 2014 to August 05, 2014

  Feature: Fiction

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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 27, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00


February 28, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00


March 28, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00


May 30, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00


July 11, 2014
Drop Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 105.00 100.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
15-Jul-2014


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 40 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2011


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from Projects may originate from anywhere in the world.


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
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Special Jury Award
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Audience Choice Award
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Best Cinematography
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Best Comedy - Feature
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Best Drama - Feature
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Best Actor
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Actress
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
Terms Of Entry:

1> Films must have been completed after January 1st, 2011.

2> Entries must be sent on DVD.

3> Once selected, the film must have available either a 35mm, NTSC Digibeta / BetaSP or DVD for projection.

4> AT LEAST ONE representative (producer and director) of each competitive project are required to be part of a Q&A session immediately following their screening(s).

5> Participants agree that clips from their film and all other material related to their project may be used and/or published in the event program, SMIFF web site and for any promotional purposes which SMIFF deems appropriate.

6> No viewing tapes and/or promotional materials will be returned to the filmmaker.

7> If selected, all commercial/private property including all trademark/copyrighted materials shown or recorded on the project is the responsibility of the filmmaker. SMIFF will NOT take responsibility for any infringement of copy written materials.

8> The cost of delivery and pick-up of all materials is the responsibility of the filmmaker.

9> SMIFF holds no responsibility for lost or damaged prints. While the utmost care will be taken with regard to prints, it is solely up to the filmmaker to take full responsibility (i.e.insurance).

10>Submission fees are non-refundable unless Festival grants a refund request.