Entry Form ashland independent film festival ashlandfilm org entries
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AIFF use only 2008 Entry Form date _________ $____________ ashland independent film festival format_______ #____________ ashlandfilm.org • email@example.com other_________ Film Title (English)_________________________________________Original Title______________________ Contact Name____________________________Title____________________Company__________________ Email___________________________________________Website___________________________________ Address__________________________ City_________________State_____Zip Code_________Country____ Phone____________________________Cell__________________________Fax________________________ Director______________________________Email__________________________Phone_________________ Select all categories that apply: Narrative Feature (>45 min) Documentary Feature Student-Produced Children/Family Narrative Short (<45 min) Documentary Short Animation Experimental Total Running Time______________Minutes Completion Date____________________________ Country of Production_______________________Language_____________________Subtitles__________________ List all festivals, screenings and awards_______________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ List title/year of other work previously screened at the AIFF_________________________________________________ List how you first learned about the AIFF______________________________________________________________ Students: Name/Location of school and dates of attendance__________________________________________________ One sentence synopsis or tagline for your film __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ Preview Format: VHS NTSC DVD NTSC Region 1 (preferred) Production Format: 35mm 16mm BetaSP DV HD Other__________ Exhibition Format: 35mm Beta SP DigiBeta DVD NTSC Region 1 *Additional digital formats will be considered based on the availability of equipment. Required Items Preview screener SASE to return submission if not accepted (optional) 125 word synopsis SASP to confirm receipt of submission (optional) Entry Fee Locals Only Form (Southern Oregon Residents only) Payment Entries payable in U.S. dollars or by check or money order to the “AIFF” (no cash) Entry fee amount_____________________Check number_____________________ Visa MasterCard Credit Card #_______________________________________Expiration_________Card Verification #__ __ __ Name as it appears on card____________________________________________________________________ I, the undersigned, am authorized to submit this film to the AIFF for consideration. I have read, understand and agree to all the requirements as stated on the separate page of AIFF Regulations and Submission Guidelines. I hereby release the AIFF from all responsibility for loss of or damage to submitted materials en route or otherwise. Signed_______________________________________________________________Date_________________ Regulations and Submissions Guidelines 2008 ashland independent film festival Deadlines/Entry Fees/Notification • Early entry postmark October 19, 2007 $30 • Regular entry postmark November 9, 2007 $40 • Late entry postmark December 1, 2007 $60 • withoutabox extended deadline December 8, 2007 $75 • Email notification and withoutabox.com posting of official selections February 4, 2008 Entry Fee Specifics • Entries submitted through withoutabox receive a $5 discount • Entries submitted through withoutabox receive a $15 discount on the Extended Deadline • Student filmmakers receive a $5 discount. • Southern Oregon residents’ entry fees are waived when you submit a Locals Only form. • Returning AIFF alumnae filmmakers’ entry fees are waived (please include film title and year). • No other discounts will be granted. Other Details You Need To Know • Completion Date: all submissions must have been completed after 1/1/06. • Entries may not publicly screen in Southern Oregon prior to 5/1/08. • Preview Format: VHS(NTSC) or DVD(NTSC Region 1 video format for playing on set top players) only. • Please label tape/DVD and box with title (and withoutabox number). • Loss and Damage: while every precaution will be taken to safeguard all materials submitted, we cannot accept or assume responsibility in the event of loss or damage en route or otherwise. • All submitted materials become the property of the AIFF and won’t be returned without a SASE. • Information on arrival of entries to the AIFF office should be monitored on withoutabox.com or through the shipping company used. If Your Film Is Selected • Filmmakers will be invited to Ashland (in sunny Southern Oregon) with complimentary lodging, VIP pass, some meals, and ground transportation to/from the Rogue Valley Medford Airport. • Films will be placed in competitive and non competitive categories at the sole discretion of the AIFF. • Submitted material may be copied and utilized for the purpose of promoting your film. • Exhibition Formats: 35mm, BetaSP, or DVD (NTSC Region 1) only. Other formats will be considered based on the availability of equipment. • You are expected to provide the AIFF with the format indicated on the entry form. • You are responsible for shipping the exhibition copy of your film to the festival. • The AIFF will return or forward exhibition copies with ground shipping only. All non ground shipping requests must be paid by the filmmaker. Preview Screener Shipping Information • Each submission needs its own entry form and payment. • Enclose a SASE if you want your film returned if it is not selected (optional). • Please don’t send films in fiber filled envelopes; they damage your film and our equipment. • Ship your preview screener, entry form and other materials to one of the following: U.S. MAIL ONLY PHYSICAL ADDRESS (FOR COURIERS) ashland independent film festival OR ashland independent film festival P.O. Box 218 295 East Main Street, Suite 10 Ashland, OR 97520 Ashland, OR 97520 For more info check out our Filmmaker FAQ at ashlandfilm.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org. With the submission of this film I agree to the following: I am authorized to submit this film to the AIFF for consideration and I have obtained all necessary rights and clearances. I have read, understand and agree to all the requirements as stated in the AIFF Regulations and Submission Guidelines. I hereby release the AIFF from all responsibility for loss of or damage to submitted materials en route or otherwise.