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17-Apr-2014 2:39pm PDT  

 

Wimbledon International Short Film Festival

5 Annual July 05, 2014 to July 05, 2014

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Wimbledon International Short Film Festival
London UK SW208AG
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http://wimbledonshorts.com/

SPECIAL SUBMISSIONS ONLY • Final deadlines have passed. If you have a deadline waiver or special instructions from the event, select a Category of Entry to continue.

Best Film
Best Short Film.
Best Animated Film
Any film that is primarily animated.
Best Student Film
Film made by a student.
Best Experimental Film
An experimental film or video.
Best London Filmaker
Any film that is either made in Greater London or made by a filmmaker who lives or works in Greater London.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The Wimbledon International Short Film Festival -WISFF (Wimbledon Shorts) is dedicated to showcasing new and innovative work in film and video from around the world. Whether your film is narrative driven, animated or experimental, we're looking for films that challenge or shift the boundaries of conventional filmmaking – just as long as each film is under 15 minutes.

2014 Deadline for entries: 14 April, 2014.



ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The Wimbledon International Short Film Festival (WISFF) is dedicated to showcasing new and innovative work in film and video from around the world. Whether your film is narrative driven, animated or experimental, we're looking for films that challenge or shift the boundaries of conventional filmmaking – just as long as each film is under 15 minutes.

Prizes:

- Best Short Film award: £500.

- Best Student Film award: a lunch meeting with an Industry expert.

- WFC Award for Best Short film
- Best Animated Film
- Best Student Film (filmmakers under 25 in schools, colleges and universities)
- Experimental Film Award
- Best London Filmmaker (any film that is either made in Greater London or made by a filmmaker who lives or works in Greater London).

All entries will be considered for the main film competition.

Submissions are open for everyone from experienced directors to first time filmmakers.


ORGANIZERS
Alexandra Matheou (Film Professional) ; Chrissie Murphy ; Johnjoe McFadden (Mr) ; Merryl Catlow (Designer) ; Penny Amerena

GENERAL RULES
Entrants must be 16 years old or over.

Films must be the original work of the entrants and must have been produced after 31 October 2012.

The Wimbledon International Short Film Festival (WISFF) does not accept films promoting a product or company.

Entries must be no more than 15 minutes in duration including title sequences and credits.

Films must have been copyright cleared for any element (eg music) which is not original.

Written permission must have been obtained from all the people actively appearing in the film. (This is usually done by way of a release form)

Entries should be submitted electronically only except for film makers from developing countries who may submit DVD's by post.

Any subtitles must be embedded in the film.

Entries must be received by 31 March 2014.

Submission of films is limited to one film per person/group.

Your status on Withoutabox will acknowledge the receipt of your submission.

Filmmakers whose work has been shortlisted will receive notification by email.

Shortlisted films will also be posted on the WISFF website in June 2014.

We regret we cannot provide feedback for the selection made.

We cannot return any film that is submitted.

We cannot take responsibility for the loss, damage or delay in receiving films entered.

WISFF reserves the right to refuse entry for any reason at its absolute discretion.

The decision of the judges is final. Neither correspondence nor discussion concerning any decision will be entered into.

The entry is made at the entrant’s own expense and WISFF shall not be liable for reimbursing any expenses incurred in making an entry.

The WISFF and associated parties accept no responsibility for any misuse of intellectual property rights.

The WISFF has the right to use the film or images from the film for promotional or festival screenings or on the Wimbledon Film Club or WISFF websites or for press or media purposes.

The WISFF has the right to use the film for its archive film library for viewing by other film festivals and organisations.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Entrants must be 16 years old or over. Films must be the original work of the entrants and must have been produced after 31 October 2012. The Wimbledon International Short Film Festival (WISFF) does not accept films promoting a product or company. Entries must be no more than 15 minutes in duration including title sequences and credits. Films must have been copyright cleared for any element (eg music) which is not original. Written permission must have been obtained from all the people actively appearing in the film. (This is usually done by way of a release form) Entries should be submitted electronically only except for film makers from developing countries who may submit DVD's by post. Any subtitles must be embedded in the film. Entries must be received by 31 March 2014. Submission of films is limited to one film per person/group. Your status on Withoutabox will acknowledge the receipt of your submission. Filmmakers whose work has been shortlisted will receive notification by email. Shortlisted films will also be posted on the WISFF website in June 2014. We regret we cannot provide feedback for the selection made. We cannot return any film that is submitted. We cannot take responsibility for the loss, damage or delay in receiving films entered. WISFF reserves the right to refuse entry for any reason at its absolute discretion. The decision of the judges is final. Neither correspondence nor discussion concerning any decision will be entered into. The entry is made at the entrant’s own expense and WISFF shall not be liable for reimbursing any expenses incurred in making an entry. The WISFF and associated parties accept no responsibility for any misuse of intellectual property rights. The WISFF has the right to use the film or images from the film for promotional or festival screenings or on the Wimbledon Film Club or WISFF websites or for press or media purposes. The WISFF has the right to use the film for its archive film library for viewing by other film festivals and organisations.