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|Documentary film is a broad category of visual expressions that is based on the attempt, in one fashion or another, to "document" reality.
|Films is this category should deal with the development of realistic characters dealing with emotional themes.
|A film consisting of a photographed series of drawings, objects, or computer graphics that simulates motion by recording very slight, continuous changes in the images, frame by frame.
|Musical: a film which contains musical numbers.
Comedy: A dramatic work that is light and often humorous or satirical in tone and that usually contains a happy resolution of the thematic conflict.
MISSION & OBJECTIVE
FFHC Mission:The FFHC seeks to present the art of cinematographic storytelling through the emerging film talent of independent filmmakers/ while bringing diverse and creative independent films and filmmakers to Hendricks County.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The dates for the FFHC will be October 5, 6 & 7, 2012. Showings will be at the Royal Theater in Danville, IN, with an awards ceremony to follow the last showing on the Danville square.
There are four categories: documentary, drama, animation, musical/comedy. Cash prizes will be given for every category.
Two types of awards will be given at the Festival. Again, there will be cash awards given for each category.
• Jury Awards: Films will compete for Grand Jury awards for best picture.
• Audience Awards: Films will also be competing throughout the festival for Audience Awards for each category.
Jodi Wingler (Entries Chairman); Jodi Wingler (Entries Chairman); Jodi Wingler (Entries Chairman); Jodi Wingler (Entries Chairman); Loren Malloy (Director); Mindy Tuceryan (Grant/ Fundraising Manager); Tisa Davis (Festival Registrar); Tisa Davis (Festival Registrar); Tony Ratliff (Webdesigner); Tony Ratliff (Webdesigner)
Independent Production: Films produced, financed or initiated by a major motion picture studio are not eligible for screening.
Language: All submissions must be in English or subtitled in English.
Prior Screenings: There is no limit to the number of festivals a film may have beenshown at in the past.
Festival Presentation: Films must be submitted in MPEG or AVI format. Final versions of selected films will be presented at the festival on DVD format.
No Pornography: Actually, this one is pretty self explanatory. Pornographic film festival submissions will be destroyed, so don’t submit any, thanks.
Film Length: 40 minutes or less.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
I, the undersigned, do hereby consent and agree that Danville Public Library, its employees, or agents have the right to use footage, screen grabs, press materials, and stills from my film submission for advertising of the Film Festival of Hendricks County and to use these in any and all media, now or hereafter known, and exclusively for the purpose of advertising, for a minimum 12 months preceding and following the festival year to which my film was submitted. I further consent that my name and identity may be revealed therein or by descriptive text or commentary. (These terms and conditions remain in effect unless you NOTIFY US IN WRITING that you do not want your film submission used for festival advertising purposes.)
I do hereby release to Danville Public Library, its agents, and employees all rights to exhibit this work in print and electronic form publicly or privately during the 2012 Festival.
I also understand that the Danville Public Library is not responsible for any expense or liability incurred as a result of my participation in this recording, including medical expenses due to any sickness or injury incurred as a result.
I hereby warrants that I am authorized to commit the film for screening, and understand and accept these requirements and regulations.
I represent that I have read and understand the foregoing statement, and am competent to execute this agreement.