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17-Apr-2014 5:48am PDT  

 

Newport Beach Film Festival

15 Annual: April 24, 2014 to May 01, 2014

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

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
September 20, 2013
Autumn Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00


October 25, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00


November 22, 2013
Thanksgiving Special Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00


December 20, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00


January 24, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00


January 31, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 65.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Mar-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Audience Award - Best Short


Jury - Best Short


Festival Honors
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
- EXHIBITION FORMATS for accepted films in the 2014 NBFF must be DCP with a frame rate of 24. Please contact the festival if you have any questions. We have partnered with Simple DCP (simpledcp.com) to provide discounts to our accepted filmmakers for conversion.
- For exhibition the film must NOT be encrypted

- The programming staff will ultimately determine what category your film fits best in.

-There are two options available for you to submit your review copy:
You may submit online through www.newportbeachfilmfest.com or by mailing your DVD entry. Please review posted requirements on the website.

- We do not accept works in progress.

- Our deadlines are POSTMARKED deadlines. This means that your submission must be mailed by the applicable deadline and arrive no later than 2 weeks from the deadline.

- Entries received late or incomplete may be disqualified.

- A 4"x5", 300dpi still image from the film is required. Please upload through Withoutabox or email to Submissions@NewportBeachFilmFest.com

- You WILL be notified by email when we receive your submission.

- Films selected will be notified by mid-March, 2013

If you do not receive an email, we may not have received your submission. Please email Submissions@NewportBeachFilmFest.com to verify.