ENTRY RULES & GUIDELINES
FOR FILM SUBMISSIONS: DUE TO AN OVERWHELMING AMOUNT OF SUBMISSIONS FROM 2016 WE HAVE TO CLOSE ENTRIES FOR THE TIME BEING FOR 2017. WE ARE SO SORRY BUT STAY TUNED IN THE EVENT WE OPEN UP FOR MORE FILM SUBMISSIONS IN THE NEAR FUTURE.
1. We are accepting films from Film Freeway at www.filmfreeway.com/festival/SunnysideShortsFilmFestival2016. Preview submissions may be on disk (NTSC preferred. For Online Screeners, please ensure that your film plays fully. Festival exhibition is by video projection only. All submission media should be clearly marked with title, Film Freeway tracking #, total running time, genre and email address.
DO NOT mail or ship your entry by any method that requires a signature on our end.
Additional packaging tips: Plastic jewel-cases often crack in shipping. Most promotional packaging and materials will be discarded by the festival as part of our entry organization system. We highly suggest that you have at least a synopsis and photo stills from the film available within WAB's online presskit. Clearly mark your tracking number on everything, especially on the dvd entries; and include your tracking number in any email correspondence.
All entrants will be notified of selection by September 16.
Please ensure if you are submitting a film that contains copyrighted material by anyone other than yourself, that you have obtained festival clearance for that material used. By entering your work, you agree to this and the responsibilities involved.
Films screened in the festival should be presented in English. For all dialogues presented in other languages, the festival will accept subtitling and/or dubbing.
All films selected for the festival are automatically entered into competition for a variety of honors and prizes awarded by the festival organizers, jurors and audience.
Film Length up to 20 minutes.
All student entries must be accompanied by a photocopy of a current student I.D.. Please email these to email@example.com.
Entering this competition represents my accepting all the terms and conditions specified above.
All questions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.