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19-Apr-2014 10:22am PDT  

 

DiXIE FiLM FeSTIVAL (Athens, GA)

10 Annual October 04, 2013 to October 06, 2013

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The Dixie Film Festival
1860 Barnett Shoals Rd.
(Suite 103) #451
Athens GA 30605
USA
Phone: 678 656 3699
info@dixiefilmfest.com
http://www.dixiefilmfest.com

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Feature Film
Film 45 minutes and up that best displays the tenants of great film making (e.g. story, character, plot, and portrays them through effective cinematography.
Short Film
Film under 45 minutes that best displays the tenants of great film making (e.g. story, character, plot, and portrays them through effective cinematography.
Animation
Comedy
Foreign
Films at any length (short or feature) that best displays the tenants of great film making (e.g. story, character, plot, and portrays them through effective cinematography. *And are made outside of the U.S.A. and its territories by a foreign prod. company or director. Yes, Canada and Mexico are eligible.
Documentary
Films at any length (short or feature) that best displays the tenants of great film making (e.g. story, character, plot, and portrays them through effective cinematography.

*And are of a documentary nature.
Mason-Dixon (Georgia Films)
Films by Georgia Filmmakers.
Best Screenplay
Feature Film Length Scripts (unproduced: meaning haven't been made into a film yet) 60 pages and up that best displays the tenants of great film writing for the screen (e.g. story, character, plot)

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
Information not provided.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The Dixie Film Festival located in the heart of Dixie: Athens, GA. is an international film festival designed to showcase the top independent films from around the world and put them before a thriving film community that will both spur filmmaking in the independent genre and open the films up to our audiences which consist of film makers, working actors and the independent film community.
ORGANIZERS
Administration PEI/iff ; April Eddleton ; Justin Carter (Festival Producer) ; Randy McDowell (Executive Producer)

GENERAL RULES
ENTRY PROCEDURE:

*Please submit your film on a clearly labeled or DVD (best choice) (No PAL).

*Submissions are non-returnable unless you supply a SASE.

***PLEASE DO NOT send original materials.***

DEADLINE & ENTRY FEES:

*The early deadline for all films is
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

*The (ABSOLUTE, EXTREME) final deadline for short films (under 45 minutes) and features (45 minutes and up) is Wednesday, August 21nd, 2013

*Entry fees are payable by check, money order, or credit card and are non-refundable.


*All fees payable to: THE DIXIE FILM FESTIVAL

COMPETITION:

*The Dixie Film Festival films will be selected by the festival programmers.

*All film selections will be posted on our website during the third or fourth week of September.

*If a film is accepted, entrants will be solely responsible for delivering their exhibition print/video materials to and from the festival venue.

*Complete press kits will be needed as soon after notification as possible.

*Dixie Fest cannot be held liable for your exhibition print/video materials which are lost or damaged.

*If your film wins any category, you are required to mention that fact in posters and other promotional material if and when the film gets distribution.

*Seeing this is a weekend festival we expect a large turnout as we press a lot of events into a focused window of time.

*Upon acceptance of your film, you may have the opportunity to sell your video materials at the screening, however this solely rests upon the decision of festival programmers after they've spoken with you.

*Please note festival dates are subject to change.

*Unfortunately Dixie Fest does not provide room, board or travel for filmmakers, but we will treat you like family.

RIGHT TO ENTER:

*Entrants warrant that they have the legal right to enter film work to The Dixie Film Festival.

*Remember the FINAL deadline is August 21nd, 2013

*Filmmakers who choose to join Withoutabox enjoy the advantages of Extended Deadlines and Online Press Kit submissions and filmmakers who choose to upgrade their projects also get $5.00-$10.00 off their Entry Fees.

SEND ENTRIES TO:

The Dixie Film Festival
1860 Barnett Shoals Rd.
(Suite 103) #451
Athens, GA 30605

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

For any other questions, feel free to contact us at:

E-mail: info@dixiefilmfest.com

Telephone: 678 656 3699

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Dixie Film Festival (Athens, GA) is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless Dixie Film Festival (Athens, GA) 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 screening videos entered.