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21-Apr-2014 12:12am PDT  

 

Vail Film Festival

11 Annual March 27, 2014 to March 30, 2014

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PO Box 747
Vail CO 81658
USA
Phone: 970-333-9689
info@vailfilmfestival.org
http://www.vailfilmfestival.com

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Feature Films
The Vail Film Festival accepts feature films in all genres.
Shorts
The Vail Film Festival accepts short films in all genres.
Documentary Feature
The Vail Film Festival accepts documentary films of any length.
Student Films
Films from high school and university students are accepted. Films can be shorts, features, animated or documentary.
Action Sports
Action Sports Films in all genres are accepted. Action Sports Films include a wide range of filmmaking, encompassing extreme sports to outdoor.
Documentary Short
Documentary Shorts must be no longer than 40 minutes.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The Vail Film Festival is produced by the Vail Film Institute, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, and is committed to showcasing new and innovative films and fostering filmmaking through classes, panels and workshops.

The Vail Film Festival has been named "One of the Top 10 Destination Film Festivals in the World" by MovieMaker magazine.

The festival offers filmmakers four days of films, networking, parties, live music and skiing, and draws some of the countries top film critics, producers and distributors.


ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The 11th annual Vail Film Festival, set in Vail, Colorado, America's top ski resort, will be held March 27 - 30, 2014.

The 2014 festival will screen Feature Films, Shorts, Documentaries, Action Sports, and Student Films. The festival fosters filmmakers through Panel Discussions, a daily Hospitality Lounge, Nightly Parties, and networking opportunities with leading film industry professionals.

Past Vail Film Festival tribute recipients and attendees include Kate Bosworth, Allison Janney, Josh Lucas, Zach Braff, Tate Taylor, Kevin Smith (Clerks, Mallrats, Zach & Miri, Cop Out), Michael Imperioli, Jane SeymourFred Schepisi, Krysten Ritter, Michelle Monaghan (Trucker, Mission Impossible III, Gone Baby Gone), Luke Wilson (Old School, Legally Blonde, The Royal Tenenbaums), Adrian Grenier (HBO's Entourage), Harold Ramis (Stripes, Caddy Shack, Ghostbusters, Groundhod Day, Analyze This), Tricia O'Kelley (The New Adventures of Old Christine), Kaitlin Olson (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia), Tim Daly (NBC's Private Practice), Olivia Wilde (Turistas, FOX's House, Fix, The Year One, Tron: Legacy), Jeremy Davies (Saving Private Ryan, ABC's Lost), Jesse Eisenberg (The Hunting Party, The Squid and the Whale), Sophia Bush (One Tree Hill, The Hitcher), Hayden Panettiere (Heroes), Kip Pardue ("Remember The Titans", "Driven") and Edward Pressman (Producer; Wall Street, American Psycho, Das Boot, The Cooler, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps).

Past premieres and highlights include "Forgetting Sarah Marshall", "The Guitar", directed by Amy Redford, "In Search of a Midnight Kiss", "Knocked Up", Judd Apatow's follow up to "The 40 Year-Old Virgin", "Snow Cake" starring Sigourney Weaver and Alan Rickman, the Cannes Award-winning "Red Road", "The Oh in Ohio" (starring Paul Rudd, Parker Posey, Mischa Barton and Danny DeVito), "American Dreamz" (starring Hugh Grant, Dennis Quaid, Mandy Moore), "The Sasquatch Dumpling Gang" (from the filmmakers of "Napoleon Dynamite"), Luke Wilson's "The Wendell Baker Story", Tiffani Thiesen's "Just Pray" and David Duchovny's "House of D".



ORGANIZERS
Erin Riley ; Erin Riley (Director of Operations) ; Megen Musegades (Associate Director) ; Scott Cross (Director) ; Scott Cross (Director)

GENERAL RULES
Eligibility Requirements:

Filmmakers must have the rights to their films, and through submitting thereby grant the Vail Film Festival the right to screen their film.

All films must be in English or subtitled in English.




TERMS AND CONDITIONS

All statements in this document are true. I certify that I have cleared all rights for this film and understand that no officers, employees, or agents of the Vail Film Festival can be held liable for the contents of or damage to the film while en route or otherwise during the course of the Festival's possession. For entries selected into the program, The Vail Film Institute reserves the right to use images or content for marketing purposes. This may include the creation and internet posting of a trailer, unless otherwise requested. My entry into this competition grants the festival the rights that have been stated in these guidelines. Entry Fees include processing, preliminary and final judging. Entry fees are non-refundable.