19th Annual

Over The Fence Comedy film festival

January 14, 2018 to February 06, 2018

 
Category

Short Film

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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
Earlybird Deadline
April 20, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
June 20, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Late Deadline
August 20, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
WAB Extended Deadline
September 20, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately November 20, 2017

RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2010

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 & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
Other    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
OTHER
English

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

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings
> Anecdotal Accounts

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

OTF Most Popular Short Comedy
certificate MOST POPULAR FILM
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

* AS PART OF CONDITION OF ENTRY *


1/ THE PRODUCER and any AUTHORISED PERSON entering this film has obtained from each contributor the authorisations to use of image, sound, performance and the reproduction of said image, sound, performance for Australia.

2/ THE PRODCER/S and any AUTHORISED PERSON is the owner, has authorisation or licence from the owner of the copyright in the sound recordings comprising the soundtrack to the film.

3/ COMPLETION DATE: 2010.

4/ LENGTH: Films for the competition will be in three categories and these times must include all titles and credits:
a/ Short film: under 16 min or
b/ long form Short films or Series under 40 min

5/ DEADLINE: Deadlines refer to postmark, not date of arrival. Deadlines are firm so please ensure your film is posted by required dates as we would hate to have to disqualify it.

6/ FORMAT: All films should be submitted as online screeners. If you are unable to do this please contact us.

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

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

9/ POSTING: If 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.

10/ ENTRY FEES: Are not refundable.

11/ SCREENINGS: Over The Fence Comedy Film Festival does not offer remuneration for screenings at the festival nor the subsequent tour.

12/ 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.

13/ EXCERPTS/COPIES: By submitting to Over The Fence Comedy Film Festival you agree that the festival may use up to 30 seconds of your film for publicity purposes. OTF may also make a copy of films that are selected to screen for exhibition, judging (nominated films go out to interstate jury) and may also be used for media review purposes.

14/ RIGHTS: The person submitting the film to Over The Fence Comedy Film Festival must hold appropriate rights to music, actors etc and be able, IF REQUIRED, to produce proof of those rights.

15/ CANCELLATION OF FESTIVAL: In the unlikely event the festival is canceled for any reason fees would not be refunded.

16/ INDEMNITY: The filmmaker and its agents agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Over The Fence Comedy Film Festival, its board, judges, sponsors and partners, individually and collectively, from all claims and demands, losses, damages, costs and liabilities relating to any films submitted to this festival.

17/ ONLINE ACCESS: If your film is selected it will be required that you restrict access to 'your' film online until Aug of that year of touring.

18/ DECLARATION: I have read and understood the Rules and Conditions of the Festival and agree by my signature to abide by them. (Please sign below to give your permission)




SIGNATURE: _______________________________ DATE: ______________