8th Annual

Zed Fest Film Festival & Screenplay Competition 2017

November 08, 2017 to November 12, 2017

 
Category

Feature Film

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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
Earlybird Deadline
April 21, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Regular Deadline
July 21, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Late Deadline
September 22, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
WAB Extended Deadline
September 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately November 7, 2017

RUNTIME
Features: From 40 minutes to 120 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> 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 - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Special Jury Award
Phil Tucker Spirit Award PHIL TUCKER SPIRIT award (named after Indie Film Making Pioneer Director of Robot Monster 1953)
Sponsor:ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL & SCREENPLAY COMPETITION
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

2nd Place
SCREENWRITING SOFTWARE
Sponsor:MOVIE MAGIC SCREENWRITER
Cash Award Value: 250 U.S. Dollar

ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL PRIZE
SPECIAL AWARD $500 Discount at Revolution Cinema Rentals
Sponsor:Revolution Cinema Rentals
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar

ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL PRIZE 3
Quick Film Budget is the first technology to automate the film budgeting process. It saves filmmakers TIME and MONEY. Create a customized professional film budget in a matter of minutes -- for a fraction of what it costs to hire a line producer. It handles everything from short films to micro-budget features to studio franchises. Just answer key questions about your film project and Quick Film Budget instantly generates your film budget and delivers it to your inbox IN MINUTES! Then, you can further customize the budget as your film proceeds through pre-production. Quick Film Budget is not just a software, it's a service that helps support filmmakers get into production.
Sponsor:Quick Film Budget
Cash Award Value: 200 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 200 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL "THE PICKFORD AWARD" Excellence in Film Artistry Female
INTRODUCING THE PICKFORD AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE FILM ARTS This Award is to Highlight Women in The Film Arts. We call it the "The Pickford Award" In honor the Great Mary Pickford Silent Film Pioneer. Mary Pickford was a Canadian-American motion picture actress, co-founder of the film studio United Artists and one of the original 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. In addition she starred in countless films,including several in the Action Genre making her one of the first action film stars. She produced many of her films having started in film acting as child she understood the medium better than most and knew early on that artists in film needed to be protected and have more control over their work. She also was instrumental in archiving early silent films, including Charlie Chaplin Films. Online Call For Entries Checklist: Send us the following Items to: zedfest@gmail.com Paypal Payment Video File Link (Vimeo, Youtube,Drop box, Etc.) Signed PDF Registration Form Vertical Jpg, or Png of Movie Poster You can enter our Film Festival and to be considered for this award. If you have directed, produced or co-produced, written a screenplay -zedfest@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @zedfestfilmfest
Sponsor:ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL and SCREENPLAY COMPETITION 2015
This prize is shared with other categories.

Zed Fest Film Festival Prizes
$5,000.00 total value in Cash Awards & Prizes (Cash awards and prizes are shared among selected winners)
Sponsor:ZED FEST FILM FESTIVAL & SCREENPLAY COMPETITION
Cash Award Value: 5,000 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 5,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

The Zed Fest Film Festival Golden Marquee Film Award
The Golden Marquee is awarded each year to the feature film and short film that display exemplary technical proficiencies in filmmaking and storytelling.
Sponsor:Zed Fest Film Festival 2017
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

How should I submit my movie?
For Consideration we allow online methods such as Vimeo, or
Youtube password protected links.

*****We will need a Region 1 Playable Copy DVD of your film or Playable Bluray For Feature Films. For our Event Theater Screening*****

We suggest you mail this into us as soon as possible to save yourself shipping fees. We need to turn in discs to theater management promptly before our event. If we do not receive disc we cannot screen
Your film.

Please be sure to test your DVD or Bluray Disc for Feature Films on a player to make sure it plays.