Newport Beach Film Festival

17 Annual April 21, 2016 to April 28, 2016

 
Category

Action Sports - Short

 

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
September 18, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Autumn Deadline
October 23, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Thanksgiving Special Deadline
November 27, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Regular Deadline
December 25, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Late Deadline
January 29, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
WAB Extended Deadline
February 5, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 65.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 20, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2013

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution

3 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .MOV (QuickTime)
  CD-ROM

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

Do not submit a press kit.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Audience Award - Action Sports Short

Festival Honors
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

PLEASE PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING WITH YOUR SUBMISSION
ONE SCREENER ( digitial file, downloadable link or DVD)
ONE STILL IMAGE FROM THE FILM

**** PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING SPECIFICS FOR ALL ENTRIES*****

EXHIBITION FORMATS (DCP *****No exceptions)
· ONLY Digital Cinema Package (DCP)
· ONLY 24fps frame rate
· NOT encrypted.

(Our partner Simple DCP (http://simpledcp.com) will provide discounts to our accepted filmmakers for conversion and direct delivery to us if you choose to use their services.)

EXHIBITION DELIVERY METHODS (in order of preference)
· Upload uncompressed DCP folder to our FTP site
(instructions at www.newportbeachfilmfest.com)
· Provide a download link to uncompressed DCP folder.
· Send physical media.

SCREENER FORMATS (for selection process)
· Low resolution digital video file (preferred)
o Common codecs such as video H.264 and audio MPEG (stereo)
o Bitrate > 1500 kbps
o 640p or better
· DVD

SCREENER DELIVERY
· Upload uncompressed digital video file
(instructions at www.newportbeachfilmfest.com)
· Downloadable link for uncompressed digital video file
· Physical media such as DVD or storage media
(Secure Digital memory card, thumb drive, data disk, etc.).

**********************WE DO NOT RETURN SCREENERS**************

WE DO NOT REVIEW ANY SCREENERS FROM ONLINE SOURCES
· We do not review via online links such as YouTube, Vimeo, etc.
· We do not use WAB screeners.

· We do not accept works in progress.

· All deadlines are POSTMARKED deadlines. Material must arrive within 2 weeks after the deadline.
· Entries received late or incomplete may be disqualified.
· A 300dpi, 4x5 still image from the film is required.
Please upload through Withoutabox or
email Submissions@NewportBeachFilmFest.com

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

ACCEPTANCE
· Notifications will be made by mid-March, 2015.
· Acceptance is provisional on receipt of a functioning DCP in a timely manner when requested. Failure to provide a correctly formatted DCP may result in acceptance being revoked.

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