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16-Apr-2014 12:30am PDT  

 

Idyllwild International Festival Of Cinema

5 Annual January 07, 2014 to January 11, 2014

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PO Box 1890
Idyllwild CA 92549
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Phone: 310-270-3774
info@idyllwildcinemafest.com
http://idyllwildcinemafest.com

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FEATURE FILMS
Narrative feature over 60 minutes in length.
SHORT FILMS
Short films not to exceed 15 minutes in length.
DOCUMENTARIES
Feature length documentaries not to exceed 120 minutes in length. Documentaries under 60 minutes but over 15 minutes in length will be entered under the Featurette category.
FEATURETTES
Featurettes are dramas, comedies, documentaries or animated films over 15 minutes in length but under 60 minutes.
STUDENT FILMS
Student films can be any length.
Submissions accepted on DVD or Blu Ray, NTSC ONLY.
Two (2) copies must accompany submission fee. Materials will not be returned. Director must be a high school student at time of submission.
WEB SERIES
Webseries are projects specifically produced for distribution on web based or multi-media platforms. To enter this category, you must have a minimum of at least 2 full episodes with a total run time of at least 10 minutes.
MUSIC VIDEOS
FOREIGN FEATURE FILMS
Narrative feature over 60 minutes in length, produced outside of the United States.
FOREIGN SHORT FILMS
Short films not to exceed 15 minutes in length.
Produced outside of the U.S.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
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ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The greatest little film festival on Earth. Touted as the next Sundance, Idyllwild International Festival Of Cinema brings all the elements that make bigger festivals so amazing, yet stays true to its credo: "No film is too small." Held every year in January, the festival is the pride of Idyllwild California, also home of the world famous Idyllwild Jazz In The Pines festival. Idyllwild is just two hours east of Los Angeles. An Alpine Village providing the perfect setting for a winter film festival. Distributors, stars, filmmakers and film movers and shakers, all sing the praises of the greatest little film festival on Earth. The Idyllwild Independent Festival Of Cinema. Many of 2013's Idyllwild winners went on to big distribution deals and awards and at world renowned festivals world wide. Don't miss Idyllwild 2014.




GENERAL RULES
The Idyllwild Independent Festival Of Cinema accepts only completed films, and only films completed after January 1, 2012. All submissions must include two (2) screening copies along with payment. Directors and cast members are strongly encouraged to attend the festival, and to promote their film.

RULES FOR SUBMISSION: Your work must have a completed production date no earlier than January 7, 2011. Your work may have a distribution deal, but cannot have been released to the public, either theatrically, DVD release, or via Netflix, iTunes, or any other on line streaming service. Exceptions will be made for web series and music videos. Your work need not be a world premiere. Official selection announcements will began December 1, 2013. Selected films submitted via the Idyllwild 2014 web site will be announced on that date. Selected films submitted via Withoutabox will be announced December 10, 2013. Screening schedule will be available on the Idyllwild 2014 web site no later than December 20, 2013.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Once accepted into the Festival, projection copy DVDs or Blu-ray discs (3) must be in the possession of the Idyllwild International Festival Of Cinema no later than December 30, 2013. No materials, either screening copies or projection copies will be returned via mail, but will gladly be returned to the filmmaker or his assigned representative after the final screening of the film at the festival. I hereby grant The Idyllwild International Festival Of Cinema the unlimited right to utilize all production information, actor and key personnel likenesses, trailers, production photographs, posters, web sites, etc., in any and all situations deemed necessary by the festival organizers, agents, or promoters, for the expressed intension of publicizing the festival, without further license or permission from the filmmaker.