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16-Apr-2014 6:11pm PDT  

 

MovingMedia International Student Film Festival

13 Annual September 26, 2013 to September 29, 2013

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Wayne State University - Department of Communication
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585 Manoogian Hall - 906 West Warren
Detroit MI 48202
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Phone: 313-577-2897
wsumovingmedia@gmail.com
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Narrative
A narrative is a film that tells a fictional story or narrative. MovingMedia will not accept narratives exceeding 35 minutes in length.
Documentary
Documentary films constitute a broad category of nonfictional motion pictures intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of education, instruction or historical record. Documentary exceeding 35 minutes will not be accepted.
Music Video
A music video or song video is a short film integrating a song and imagery, produced for promotional or artistic purposes. The music video should represent the artist original work.
Experimental
Experimental film or experimental cinema is a type of cinema. Experimental film is an artistic practice relieving both visual arts and cinema. Its origins can be found in European avant-garde movements of the twenties.
Animation
An animated film is a short, hand-drawn, stop motion, puppet animations or computer animated, etc... film for the cinema, television or computer screen, featuring a story or a plot.
Animation film involves movement and characters’ performances that are created using a frame-by-frame technique. Motion capture by itself is not an animation technique. In addition, a significant number of the major characters must be animated, and animation must figure in no less than 75 percent of the picture’s running time. (http://www.oscars.org/awards/academyawards/rules/rule07.html)
New Media
The new media category is a new addition, which includes PSA, webisodes and mobile films. This category highlights filming possibilities offered by new digital media and technologies.
High School Narrative
A narrative is a film that tells a fictional story or narrative. MovingMedia will not accept narratives exceeding 35 minutes in length.
High School Documentary
Documentary films constitute a broad category of nonfictional motion pictures intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of education, instruction or historical record.
High School Music Video
A music video or song video is a short film integrating a song and imagery, produced for promotional or artistic purposes. The music video should represent the artist original work.
High School Experimental
Experimental film or experimental cinema is a type of cinema. Experimental film is an artistic practice relieving both visual arts and cinema. Its origins can be found in European avant-garde movements of the twenties.
High School Animation
An animated film is a short, hand-drawn, stop motion, puppet animations or computer animated, etc... film for the cinema, television or computer screen, featuring a story or a plot.
Animation film involves movement and characters’ performances that are created using a frame-by-frame technique. Motion capture by itself is not an animation technique. In addition, a significant number of the major characters must be animated, and animation must figure in no less than 75 percent of the picture’s running time. (http://www.oscars.org/awards/academyawards/rules/rule07.html)
High School New Media
The new media category is a new addition, which includes PSA, webisodes and mobile films. This category highlights filming possibilities offered by new digital media and technologies.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
On September 26th - 29th, MovingMedia, Wayne State University annual film festival, will be entering its thirteenth year anniversary. The festival celebrates independent work and creativity while promoting a productive encounter of diverse visual approaches.

The objective of the festival is to support and celebrate independent work and creativity while promoting a productive setting for student filmmakers all around the world.

The festival is open to University, Colleges and High School Students worldwide.


ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Inclusion in MovingMedia is selective, and will be determined by a panel of qualified judges. As in past years, there will be a juried competition, with awards and prizes.

The 2013 festival is taking place September 26th - 29th marking our thirteenth.

We are excited about the opportunity to bridge regional, national and international institutions, building partnerships and networks reflective of the film industry today.

The three-day long celebration includes multiple screenings and a one-day TechFair which offers an array of free classes, workshops and panel discussions reflecting current practices in the film industry.


ORGANIZERS
Kelly Donnellan (Festival Coordinator ) ; Kelly Donnellan (Filmmaker) ; Kelly Donnellan (Filmmaker) ; Kelly Donnellan (Filmmaker) ; Kristi Chesney (Film Student) ; Megg Jacobs (Producer) ; Megg Jacobs (Producer) ; Meggan Jacobs (Student) ; S Tong (Festival Registrar) ; Wayne State University Department of Communication

GENERAL RULES
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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Judging: Festival programmers and judges will determine selections, award categories, and award winners at their sole discretion. All entries are initially reviewed by pre-screening officials. At the discretion of the jury, they will determine the number and length of submissions to be screened taking available screening time into consideration. Entry Format: Entries can be submitted via Without a Box or on a DVD (NTSC). If submissions are mailed or dropped-off, a separate data DVD containing a final compressed movie file with stills (JPG/TIFF) and a short (50 words or less) synopsis of your film is also required. Note: Each entry must be on a separate DVD and be submitted with a separate Submission Form, and Submission Fee. Film Length: Submissions must not exceed a maximum of 35 minutes running time. Mailing or Drop-Off Submission Return Procedure: DO NOT SEND ORIGINAL MASTER! If you would like your DVD submission returned please include a stamped, insured return package with your submission. MovingMedia will not retain submissions for more than 30 days after the finale of festival event. After 30 days DVD submissions will be destroyed. Shipping Festival Copies: If submissions are dropped off or sent by mail, submissions should be marked "Festival Use Only" with the title of the feature clearly marked. The sender must prepay shipment. To obtain a notification of receipt, please include a self addressed stamped postcard. Deadlines: April 20: Fee $20 - End of early bird submission; May 18th: Fee $35 - End of regular deadline; June 15th: Fee $40 - End of 1st late deadline; June 28th: Fee $75 - End of 2nd late deadline. All submissions must be received by June 28th, 2013. After the final deadline submissions will be rejected. Date and Time: MovingMedia reserves the right to adjust the dates and times of screenings. MovingMedia shall not be held responsible for delays or cancellations due to equipment failure, shipping delays, or the condition of the film received. Disclaimer: Precautions will be exercised in handling submissions, but neither the Festival organizers, employees, sponsors, nor participating organizations assume responsibility for damage to or loss of materials submitted. All films submitted to play during the 2013 MovingMedia Student Film Festival will be previewed prior to exhibition with a record kept of their condition. Filmmakers will be notified should a submission arrive damaged. Release Forms: It is the responsibility of the filmmaker submitting a film to furnish all required releases. Please ensure that you have all of the necessary releases on file, including actors' and music releases. Screening: Submissions accepted for exhibition may be screened one or multiple times during the 2013 MovingMedia Film Festival. Acceptance of a submission is not a guarantee to screen time. Festival Program: MovingMedia will attempt to ensure the correct title and credits are listed in the festival program, but shall not be held liable for inadvertent errors/omissions. Submission Processing Fee: Submission Processing Fees are Non-Refundable.