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REEL Recovery Film Festival~2014

6 Annual March 01, 2014 to December 31, 2014

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PO Box 1745
Studio City CA 91614
USA
Phone: (818) 762-0461
Fax: (818) 762-0461
info@writersintreatment.org
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OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Select a Category of Entry to continue.

Shorts
Short films with the subject of alcoholism, addictions, treatment and or recovery.

REEL Recovery Film Festivals are screened annually in Los Angeles, New York, Las Vegas, Sacramento, Fort Lauderdale and Vancouver.
Features
Feature Films dealing with the subjects of alcoholism, addictions, treatment and recovery.

REEL Recovery Film Festivals are screened annually in Los Angeles, New York, Las Vegas, Sacramento, Fort Lauderdale and Vancouver.
Educational
Educational Films that deal with the subjects of addiction, alcoholism, treatment, and/or recovery.

REEL Recovery Film Festivals are screened annually in Los Angeles, New York, Las Vegas, Sacramento, Fort Lauderdale and Vancouver.
Documentaries
Documentaries that deal with the subjects of addiction, alcoholism, treatment, and/or recovery.

REEL Recovery Film Festivals are screened annually in Los Angeles, New York, Las Vegas, Sacramento, Fort Lauderdale and Vancouver.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
Writers In Treatment is a nonprofit organization that helps men and women in the writing profession suffering from alcoholism, drug addiction and other self-destructive behaviors get treatment for their problems. We also produce the W.I.T. Lecture/Discussion Series for schools, civic organizations, businesses and the recovery community.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The Annual Reel Recovery Film Festival screens films dealing with all aspects and perspectives of addiction: its consequences, tragedies, comedies, scientific beliefs, personal experiences, societal influences, attitudes, and medical issues, to name a few.

Our mission with the festival is to give a forum to new and experienced filmmakers who have made honest and relevant films about the human condition and the world of addiction and recovery.

We know there are filmmakers with brilliant perspectives on addiction whose work might be overlooked at a mainstream film festival. Last year we screened a very eclectic mix of features, shorts and documentaries . We don't want to wait every few years for Hollywood to embrace this subject when so many independent and established filmmakers are giving voice to this potentially tragic lifestyle.

Our film festivals are screened in New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Sacramento, Vancouver and Fort Lauderdale.



GENERAL RULES
Our film festivals are screened in New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Sacramento, Vancouver and Fort Lauderdale. All submissions are accepted annually January 1- August 15 (Extended deadline August 17)

Types of Films: Shorts, features, documentaries, music videos, educationals, and all other films/videos of any length that deal with the subjects of addiction, alcoholism, treatment, and/or recovery. Films should be editorially diverse, portraying a wide range of ideologies, experiences, cultural backgrounds, opinions and identities.

Prize:
The audience will nominate their favorite film and which ever film receives the most nominations will receive a $500 cash prize. This is a shared category prize. There is only one winner.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

By submitting this film, I understand that I am agreeing to the following: I own or control the copyright in and to, and am duly authorized to submit this documentary film to the REEL Recovery Film Festival and to the best of my knowledge, all statements on this document are true; This film contains no material which could result in tort claims, royalty claims, claims for breach of contract, or claims of any sort whatsoever; If this documentary is selected for screening at REEL Recovery Film Festival , I grant REEL Recovery Film Festival the right to screen this film in Los Angeles, CA, Oct., 2011; I understand and agree that this film entry, if selected for the Festival, may be used for promotional purposes for the REEL Recovery Film Festival, and/or its partners and I grant REEL Recovery Film Festival and its partners the rights to use up to two minutes of footage, photographic stills and/or titles and information from the film for promotional purposes; I fully indemnify and hold Writers In Treatment and its partners harmless from: a) damage to or loss of the film print or videotapes en route to or from REEL Recovery Film Festival or during the course of Writers In Treatment's possession of the entry; and b) from an claims which may arise in connection with this film. If a claim arises in connection with this film, I will bear all the costs of defense incurred by Writers In Treatment and pay any award of damages which may ensue. I also agree to reimburse Writers In Treatment for any attorney fees incurred in connection with the defense of such a claim. I understand that REEL Recovery Film Festival reserves the right to place my film in the appropriate programming category and chose final competition films. By signing below, I am indicating that I understand, comply with and agree to the Terms of Entry and the eligibility requirements.