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19-Apr-2014 3:07pm PDT  

 

Ruby Mountain Film Festival

4 Annual: September 26, 2014 to September 28, 2014

  Student 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 U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
April 15, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *


May 15, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *


May 31, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *


June 7, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 07-Jul-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 5 minutes to 30 minutes
Features: From 31 minutes to 120 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2012


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
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    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Black&White Print
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Color Print
> Photo of the Director - Black&White 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.


Best of Fest Award
A Jury Prize for Best Of Fest for the category of Student Film will be awarded for two age categories, K-12 and College.


CATEGORY RULES
RMFF SUBMISSION RULES
1) Screening submissions must be on DVD, region 1 or 0 in NTSC format.
2) Press kit/promotional materials will be requested upon acceptance and must be provided.
3) Please be sure to enter under the correct category. The categories are: feature film, short film, documentary film, documentary short, animation, and student film. Entries less than 30 minutes will be considered a short. Entries more than 60 minutes will be considered a feature. If you are not sure which category to submit to, please contact us.
4) Films may have distribution. There are no restrictions on premiere status.
5) The festival does not accept works in progress.
6) The exhibition formats for the festival are DVD and Blu Ray, region 1 or 0 NTSC.
7) All entered films grant Ruby Mountain Film Festival a non-exclusive limited use agreement to use selected portions of films chosen for competition, and or use film promotional materials to promote the festival including the rights to utilize any excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at RMFF for promotional purposes and/or on RMFF’s website. Filmmakers fully retain all rights, title and interest in their films and all intellectual Property.
8) Selected films must provide their final exhibition copy to the festival at least 14 days prior to the festival. If your screener is to be used as the exhibition copy just let us know.
9) Programmers reserve the right to move films from juried, in-competition categories to out of competition blocks for consideration of Audience Awards.

Additional Submission Guidelines for Student Films:
1) All submission fees are waived for student films. Programmers reserve the right to request proof of current student status. Film must have been completed as a student in grades K-12 or College and entered in the correct age category.
2) Entries must clearly be marked with the correct grade category.
3) Films will be evaluated based on quality with consideration given to the age of filmmaker.