4th Annual

TBAE Film Showcase

August 01, 2019 to August 30, 2019

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International
Film
Video
Short
Feature
Competition
Film Market
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505 E. Jackson Street, Suite 202
Tampa FL 33602-4935
USA
Phone: 813-254-2253
wab@tbae.net
http://tbae.net

OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Select a Category of Entry to continue.

ANIMATIONS
ANIMATION is the process of displaying still images in a rapid sequence to create the illusion of movement. These images can be hand drawn, computer generated, or pictures of 3D objects.

Though most people associate animation with cartoons, it also has applications in industrial and scientific research.

TBAE Network does not require the ANIMATION Film to be a specific length in time; However it must be 16:9, H264 mpeg4, 1280 X 720.

***PLEASE BE ADVISED: TBAE is a television station and all submissions are being considered for broadcasting. TBAE FILM SHOWCASE is a competition not an actual festival. Applicants are competing for their work to be considered for broadcast.***
LECTURES
A LECTURE is a talk or speech given on a particular subject. Lectures usually come in a series and if taped as so it would be considered ONE entry for lecture.

TBAE has several genres to choose from such as environment, history, or art but a lecture submitted is not limited to just these examples.

A lecture should be 15, 30, or 60 minutes. Please DO NOT submit a lecture that is 7 mins. However it must be 16:9, H264 mpeg4, AND 1280 X 720.

***PLEASE BE ADVISED: TBAE is a television station and all submissions are being considered for broadcasting. TBAE FILM SHOWCASE is a competition not an actual festival. Applicants are competing for their work to be considered for broadcast.***
SHORTS
A SHORT film is any film not long enough to be considered a feature film.

For the sole purpose of TBAE FILM SHOWCASE, a SHORT film will be anything under 30 minutes, including all credits and with a minimum of 5 minutes.

And it must be 16:9, H264 mpeg4, and 1280 X 720.

***PLEASE BE ADVISED: TBAE is a television station and all submissions are being considered for broadcasting. TBAE FILM SHOWCASE is a competition not an actual festival. Applicants are competing for their work to be considered for broadcast.***
FEATURES
A FEATURE film is a film with a running time long enough to be considered the principal or sole film to fill a program.

TBAE Network will accept any genre of film for the purpose of TBAE FILM SHOWCASE. However it must be 16:9, H264 mpeg4, and 1280 X 720.

***PLEASE BE ADVISED: TBAE is a television station and all submissions are being considered for broadcasting. TBAE FILM SHOWCASE is a competition not an actual festival. Applicants are competing for their work to be considered for broadcast.***
DOCUMENTARY
A DOCUMENTARY film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction or maintaining a historical record.

TBAE Network does not require the DOCUMENTARY Film to be a specific length in time; However it must be 16:9, H264 mpeg4, and 1280 X 720.

***PLEASE BE ADVISED: TBAE is a television station and all submissions are being considered for broadcasting. TBAE FILM SHOWCASE is a competition not an actual festival. Applicants are competing for their work to be considered for broadcast.***
CHILDREN PROGRAMS
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS are television programs designed for, and marketed to children, normally scheduled for broadcast during the morning and afternoon when children are awake.

They can sometimes run in the early evening, allowing children to watch them after Kindergarten or school. The purpose of the shows is mainly to entertain and sometimes to educate.

All submissions must be rated G, PG, or PG-13.

TBAE Network does not require the CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS to be a specific length in time; However it must be 16:9, H264 mpeg4, and 1280 X 720.


***PLEASE BE ADVISED: TBAE is a television station and all submissions are being considered for broadcasting.TBAE FILM SHOWCASE is a competition not an actual festival. Applicants are competing for their work to be considered for broadcast.***
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
A PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT (PSA) or public service ad, are messages for the public interest with the objective of raising awareness, changing public attitudes and behavior towards a social issue.

These are usually under 60 seconds but TBAE Network does not require the PSA to be a specific length in time; DO NOT submit a commercial, a call to action video or a political nature video. They will be immediately disqualified.

If you are a NON-PROFIT organization that has produced a PSA and it meets the requirements, you can submit it in this category. However it must be 16:9, H264 mpeg4, and 1280 X 720.
EXPLAINER/TUTORIAL VIDEO
EXPLAINER or TUTORIAL VIDEO allow viewers to see, in action, what it is they're trying to accomplish to help them follow along at home. They can also be used to simplify hard concepts in a customer's mind. These are your "how to"- and "hack"-themed queries in the search results.

For the sole purpose of TBAE FILM SHOWCASE please only submit explainer or tutorial videos that are appropriate. TBAE Network is an educational access television station and the video content should reflect these standards. For example: A tutorial video on how to paint, or an explainer video on Algebra math.

TBAE Network does not require the EXPLAINER/TUTORIAL VIDEO to be a specific length in time; However it must be 16:9, H264 mpeg4, and 1280 X 720.
MUSIC VIDEO
A MUSIC VIDEO is a rendition of a recorded song, often showing the musicians performing or showing images that illustrate the lyrics or the mood of the song. Videos that are submitted should be appropriate in content to be televised.

MUSIC VIDEO's submitted to TBAE FILM SHOWCASE can be of any genre of music. TBAE Network does not require the MUSIC VIDEO's to be a specific length in time; However it must be 16:9, H264 mpeg4, and 1280 X 720.

All submissions must be rated G, PG, or PG-13.

The MUSIC VIDEO MUST have a lower third of the song and the band name. We want our viewers to be able to search for you and possibly buy your music. Make it easy for them. At the end of the music video, you may add credits, website information, and social media links.
TELEVISION
A television program is a segment of content intended for broadcast on over-the-air, cable television, or Internet television, other than a commercial, trailer, or any other segment of content not serving as attraction for viewership.

All submissions must be rated G, PG, or PG-13.

TBAE Network does not require the CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS to be a specific length in time; However it must be 16:9, H264 mpeg4, and 1280 X 720.


***PLEASE BE ADVISED: TBAE is a television station and all submissions are being considered for broadcasting.TBAE FILM SHOWCASE is a competition not an actual festival. Applicants are competing for their work to be considered for broadcast.***

MISSION & OBJECTIVE

Tampa Bay Arts & Education Network (TBAE) is a television station located in the heart of Tampa Bay and our mission is to showcase the best of television and media to this area and worldwide. All submissions must be rated G, PG, or PG-13.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

TBAE Network has genre's created for everyday of the week and we are looking for original artistic, cultural, educational, musical, historical, and environmental films or videos to showcase in the Tampa Bay area. All fiction and non-fiction are welcomed for consideration. Although TBAE's Film Showcase event is in July, films and videos will be reviewed after each deadline for broadcast scheduling.

Films include animations, lectures, shorts, features, documentaries, and children's programming. Videos include Public Service Announcement's (PSA), Explainer/Tutorial Videos and Music Videos. All submissions must be rated G, PG, or PG-13, which means NO F*** BOMBS, or NUDITY.

Once accepted, films or videos will have to be provided via downloadable link such a Vimeo or YouTube, or submitted via Google Drive, Dropbox, We Transfer, etc. Films will only broadcast for ONE-YEAR for that annual showcase.

If you are seeking an audience or exposure of your film or videos, TBAE Network has an audience of 1.3 million viewers. We are a 24 hour, 7 days a week, commercial free television station that is looking for excellence in programming.

***PLEASE BE ADVISED: TBAE is a television station and all submissions are being considered for broadcasting. TBAE FILM SHOWCASE is a competition not an actual festival. Applicants are competing for their work to be considered for broadcast.***

If the work submitted, meets the broadcasting standards, then the Director and/or Submitter will received an Laurel of Excellence Award.

ORGANIZERS

Glenda Maiden (Director of Programming and Productions); Glenda Maiden (Program Director); Jessica Sturges (Director of Business and Development); Scott Maiden (Director of Broadcast Operations)

GENERAL RULES

If selected, filmmakers authorize Tampa Bay Arts and Education Network (TBAE) to broadcast the film or video submission on TBAE's cable channels Also, your film/trailer/video may be part of any TBAE social media content. Once your film has been accepted, it cannot be pulled. The film will only broadcast ONE-YEAR on cable. The film will not be posted online or given to a third-party.

If the film or video is under a distribution agreement it may be still accepted if given permission by filmmaker. TBAE Network is a non-profit, non-exculsive television station that does not sell any goods or services.

TBAE's publicity and marketing teams may craft a specific promotional campaign for each film. To assist in this campaign, participating filmmakers will be asked to provide any materials such as a trailer or posters of the film.

DIGITAL FILES:

ONCE FILM or VIDEO IS ACCEPTED IT MUST BE SENT VIA DOWNLOADABLE LINK SUCH VIMEO LINK OR YOUTUBE. OR FILM CAN BE SENT VIA GOOGLE DRIVE, WE TRANSFER, OR DROP BOX.

***PLEASE BE ADVISED: TBAE is a television station and all submissions are being considered for broadcasting. TBAE FILM SHOWCASE is a competition not an actual festival. Applicants are competing for their work to be considered for broadcast.***


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Tampa Bay Arts & Education Network (TBAE) is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film/video submitted and accepted for exhibition on TBAE Network for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film/video hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film/video for television, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless Tampa Bay Arts & Education Network (TBAE) from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the film or videos submitted.