FILM / VIDEO FESTIVALS 2003-2004:




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Yahoo search url for film festivals: Yahoo Film Festivals Search

http://www.rit.edu/~rjg2296/festivals/festivals.htm

http://www.netribution.co.uk




42nd Ann Arbor Film Festival
$35 entry fee
Deadline : October 1st - December 10th 2003
Animation
http://aaff.fluidthoughts.com/index/?id=index.html

Angelus Awards Student Film Festival
$25 entry fee
Deadline : July 15, 2003
Animation
http://www.angelus.org/entry-form.php

Art in Motion: The International Festival of Time-Based Media
AIM V: SYZYGY THE HUMAN REMIX

Deadline: November 30, 2003
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Time Based (includes websites and animation) but they have a theme:  AIM V: SYZYGY calls for entries that explore the question of the human/machine 'remix'. Derived from a Greek root meaning "yoked or paired", syzygy implies a state of interdependent duality that speaks to the increasingly chimeric relationship between human and
http://www.usc.edu/dept/matrix/aim/

Aspen ShortFest
$45 entry fee
Deadline : November 7th - December 19th 2003
Animation
http://www.aspenfilm.org/index.cfm?S=1:2

Black Point Film Festival , April 21-25, 2004
Deadline: Jan. 31, 2004 (late), Dec. 31, 2003 (early)
http://www.blackpointfilmfestival.com
Categories: All lengths: drama, comedy, documentary, animation.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: $20 (short early), $25 (short late)
Screening formats: 35mm, Beta SP, DVD, VHS

The 10th Annual Brainwash Movie Festival
May 1, 2004
$20 for shorts under 13 min. on or before May 1st, 2004
$30 until May 10th.
$50 for feature length movies less than 130 min. on or before May 1st, 2004, or $75.00 until May 10th.
Send check or money order to...
"Brainwash"
P.O. Box 23302
Oakland, CA 94623-0302
All entries must be VHS NTSC or DVD for preview

Brooklyn International Film Festival , June 4-15, 2004
Deadline: March 15, 2003 (final), Nov 30, 2003 (early)
http://www.wbff.org
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Requirements: Must be completed after May 1, 2001.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: $30 (early), $50 (final)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, DigiBeta, Beta, DV, VHS

Carolina Film and Video Festival, Feb. 18-21, 2004
Deadline: Jan. 10, 2003 (late), Nov 15, 2003 (early)
http://www.uncg.edu/bcn/cfvf
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, photocopy of student ID.
Entry fees: $20 (student early), $40 (student late)
Screening formats: 16mm, Beta, SVHS, VHS

CAVW2004 - Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds 2004, University of Geneva, Switzerland, July 7-9
July 7-9, 2004: Start of Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds 2004 Online submissions will be activated soon
Contact: cavw2004@miralab.unige.ch for now.
http://cawww.miralab.unige.ch//index.cfm

Chicago International Animation & Film festival
This year's exhibit is Nov. 6 - 9th
Something to think about submitting art to next year: September 1, 2004
www.cineme.org
Video, Animation, Digital Images, webart, film
Offical Registration form for this year: http://www.cineme.org/2003/submission.phtml

Cucalorus Film Festival March 17-21, 2004
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2004 (late), Nov. 15, 2003 (early)
http://www.cucalorus.org
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, still.
Entry fees: $20 (early), $30 (late)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Super-8, VHS

DC Independent Film Festival, March 4-11, 2004
Deadline: December 15, 2003 (regular), November 15 (early)
Completed U.S. and international feature-length, short, documentary, and animation
http://www.dciff.org
Fee: $0-25
Contact Name: Carol Bidault, office@dciff.org
Address: 2950 Van Ness Street, NW, Suite 728, Washington, DC 20008

Denver Underground Film Festival
Deadline: November 30, 2003
Fee: $10
Category: Animation/Film
http://www.duffcinema.com/vortex.html

DIY Film Festival
Deadline: Jan. 24, 2004
http://www.diyfilmfestival.com
Categories: Dramatic, documentary, animation and comedy feature and short films
Requirements: made after Jan. 1, 2001 and shot in DV, Beta, HDTV, 16mm or 35mm
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, photocopy of student ID.
Entry fees $20 (student)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, HD, DV, Beta
Notes: All films submitted are reviewed by DIY Reporter.

Dover Film Festival , May 2004
March 1st, 2004
$20.00 Short films (under 20 minutes)

http://www.doverfilmfestival.org

European Media Art Festival, April 21-25, 2004
Deadline: Jan. 5, 2004
http://www.emaf.de
Categories: All lengths: animation, experimental.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: free
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta SP (PAL), MiniDV, VHS, DVD, CD-ROM
Notes: Also accepts interactive, installation, and performance pieces.

Fargo Film Festival March 3-6, 2004
Deadline: Jan. 2, 2004
www.fargofilmfestival.com
Categories: All lengths: drama, comedy, documentary, animation.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, synopsis.
Entry fees: $15 (student)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta SP, DV, VHS

Hi/Lo Film Festival
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2004 (late), Dec. 15, 2003 (early)
http://www.hilofilmfestival.com
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: $15 (early), $25 (late)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, DV, Beta

Holland Animation Film Festival, November 17 - 21, 2004
Animation Only
Contact: entry@haff.nl with home address for entry information
http://www.awn.com/haff/ Deadline: Didn't post on site

Images Festival 2004
Deadline: Nov.7, 2003
Fee: $15- 59min or less / $35- 60min or more
Film, Video, and Animation
http://www.imagesfestival.com/

Inside Out: Toronto Gay and Lesbian Film and Video Festival May 20-30, 2004
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2004
http://www.insideout.on.ca
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Requirements: Shorts: under 30 min.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: free
Screening formats: DigiBeta, Beta
Notes: Must be by or for gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender people.

Johns Hopkins Film Festival , April 2004
Deadline: Jan. 20, 2004 (late), Jan. 5, 2004 (early)
http://www.jhu.edu/~jhufilm/fest
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Entry materials: VHS or DVD, entry form, photocopy of student ID.
Entry fees: $25 (early), $35 (late)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Super-8, DVD, VHS
Notes: Up to 45 minutes of shorts programming (i.e. multiple shorts) may be submitted for a single entry fee. Programming above 45 minutes must pay 2 fees.

Kansas City Filmmakers Festival April 1-6, 2004
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2003 (early), Dec. 15, 2003 (regular)
http://www.kcjubilee.org
Categories: Shorts: Open, Underground.
Requirements: Open: under 30 min., narrative/documentary/animation/experimental. Must be completed after Jan. 31, 2000.
Underground: under 30 min., cool trash/cult films/subversive/controversial. Same completion guideline.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: $20 (early), $25 (late)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, DVCAM, DV, DVD

Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival April 23-May 2, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 9, 2004 (late), Dec. 19, 2003 (early)
http://www.miamigaylesbianfilm.com
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental, new media.
Requirements: Must be a South Florida premiere.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: $25 (early), $35 (late)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta, CD-ROM
Notes: Submitted films should be of interest to a gay & lesbian audience.

Nashville Independent Film Festival, April 26-May 2, 2004
Deadline: October 31 (early), November 17 (regular), December 15 (late)
http://www.nashvillefilmfestival.org
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Requirements: Must be completed after Jan. 1, 2001.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, synopsis.
Entry fees: $35 (under 30 early), $40 (under 30 late), $50 (over 30 early), $60 (over 30 late)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, DigiBeta, Beta SP

Newport Beach International Film Festival April 15-25, 2004
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2003 (early), jan 15, 2004 (regular), Jan 31, 2004 (late)
http://www.newportbeachfilmfest.com
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental, children.
Entry materials: VHS (2), entry form, press kit, synopsis, stills.
Entry fees: $40 / $50 / $65
Screening formats: Beta SP
Notes: All shorts are transferred from Beta SP to DVD for festival presentation. Fest claims to screen
more shorts than any other feature festival in U.S.

Oberhausen International Short Film Festival April 29 - May 4, 2004
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2004
http://www.kurzfilmtage.de
Categories: Shorts: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Requirements: Must be under 35 min. Must be completed in 2001 or later.
Entry materials: VHS (NTSC/PAL/SECAM), entry form, still, filmmaker's bio, dialogue list in English or German, synopsis.
Entry fees: free
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Super-8, DVCAM (NTSC/PAL/SECAM), DV (NTSC/PAL/SECAM), Beta SP (PAL), SVHS (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)

Phoenix Film Festival, April 11-13, 2003
Deadline: Nov 22 (regular), December 27 (late)
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Requirements: Shorts: under 30 min. Must have budget under $50,000. Medium: 30-60 min. Must have budget under $75,000.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, still, synopsis, credits,
Entry fees: $15-20 (College Student Short)
Screening formats: 35mm, DV
Notes: Festival also screens features. Not many films screened. Small festival.
http://www.phoenixfilmfestival.com

Rhode Island International Film Festival, Aug. 5-10, 2003
Deadline: May 15, 2004
Categories: All lengths: no categories. Any type of film sought.
Requirements: Must be completed after June 2000.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, synopsis, credits, filmmaker's bio.
Entry fees: $40
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta SP, DV, DVD, SVHS, VHS
Notes: The Festival seeks any combination of inventive, incisive, bold, vital and otherwise provocative work of any style or genre.
http://www.film-festival.org

San Francisco Independent Film Festival Feb 5-15, 2004
Deadline: Nov 1
$20 short / $30 feature
film, video, animation
http://www.sfindie.com/IndieFest.jpg

Sonoma Valley Film Festival April 1-4, 2004
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2004 (late), Dec. 15, 2003 (early)
http://www.cinemaepicuria.org/
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: $25 (student early), $35 (student late)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta, DVD, VHS

Southeastern Digital Animation Festival , April 2-3 2004
Deadline: Entry form must be received by January 10, 2004
Fees: No Entry Fees
http://vision.armstrong.edu/acmse/
Animations less then 7 minutes accompanied with a suitable name and high quality image

Taos Talking Picture Festiva, April 15-18, 2004
Deadline: December 1 (regular), January 16 (late)
http://www.ttpix.org
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Requirements: Must be completed 18 months prior to festival. Must be New Mexico premiere.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, credits, synopsis.
Entry fees: $30 (under 30"), $40 (over 30"), $40/50 late
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta, DV, VHS

Tribeca Film Festival May 6-11, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 12, 2004 (short regular), Nov. 21, 2003 (early)
http://www.tribecafilmfestival.com
Categories: Student Works (Open to work of any length produced through an accredited educational institution.)
Requirements: Must be completed after Jan. 1, 2002.
Entry materials: VHS or DVD, entry form.
Entry fees: $30 (under 40 early), $40 (under 40 regular)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta SP
Notes: Prestigious. The festival puts filmmakers up in a hotel. It is co-founded by Robert De Niro.

United States Super-8mm Film & Digital Video Festival Feb. 20-22, 2004
Deadline: Jan. 23, 2004
http://www.njfilmfest.com
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Requirements: Must be shot on Super-8, 8mm film/video, DV, or Digital-8.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, photocopy of student ID.
Entry Form
Entry fees: $35
Screening formats: Super-8, 8mm film, DV, Digital-8, 3/4î, Hi-8, 8mm video, VHS
Notes: Certain selected Super-8 works may be invited to touring fest that screens internationally.

WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival April 16-25, 2004
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2003 (late), Nov. 15, 2003 (early)
http://www.worldfest.org
Categories: Short: narrative, documentary, animation.
Huge list of categories to choose from
Requirements: Short: under 30 min. Must be completed no earlier than Oct. 2001.
Entry materials: VHS or SVHS, æî or Beta or DVD or CD-ROM, entry form.
Entry fees: $45 (student early), $60 (student late) for TWO categories
Screening formats: 35mm, DVD



ONLINE:


Anarchy

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http://www.slamdance.com/anarchy/submit_your_film.asp



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