OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES
DEADLINES AND SUBMISSION FEES
December 30, 2016
Early bird July 1, 2016
Regular October 15, 2016
Late December 30, 2016
Withoutabox deadline/Extended deadline January 10, 2017
Notifications of winners January 13, 2017
The following link allows filmmakers to submit to the festival using Flim Freeway or Withoutabox.
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The Philip K. Dick International Film Festival of Science Fiction,Fantastic Film,Science and the Supernatural prefers online entries submitted via Withoutabox.com or film freeway, which provides cost-saving, paperless submission to film festivals around the world. Withoutabox’s internet-only submission platform features online applications via one master entry form, online fee payments, press kits, and the option to use Secure Online Screeners, an economical, eco-friendly, and secure alternative to traditional hard-copy DVD submissions. Fill out one master entry form and take advantage of quick entry, extended deadlines, and powerful submission management tools. There’s no extra cost to you, and by submitting, you’ll join Withoutabox’s global filmmaker community and stay in the loop about international exhibition opportunities. Click to submit your film today!
(COMPLETION DATE : Projects completed after 01-Jan-2015)
BEST SCI FI FEATURE
BEST SCI FI SHORT
THE SINGULARITY THE ESCHATON AND BEYOND
BEST HORROR SUPERNATURAL FEATURE
BEST SUPERNATURAL SHORT
BEST PHILIP K DICK SHORT
BEST LATINO, AFRICAN AMERICAN AND OTHER PEOPLE OF COLOR SCIENCE
BEST PHILIP K DICK FEATURE
BEST WEB SERIES
BEST MOVIE TRAILER
VIRTUAL REALITY AND IMMERSIVE MEDIA
For Requirements Click Here
We require DVD screening copy of the project for selection - NTSC Region O DVD is preferred. DO NOT SEND PRESS PACKS, PHOTOS, TESTIMONIALS OR ANYTHING ELSE WITH YOUR SUBMISSION - it is a waste of paper and post. If we accept your film we will ask for the other things we need. Better still, make sure you upload a full press kit and trailer to your WAB listing.
So, process is this - our selection team view the film, if we like it...it's in!
All features we screen will be preceded by a short film selected by us - no exceptions. We believe strongly in a short & feature program for our audience.
Films submitted to the festival will be promoted on our website, in printed materials and in our press and marketing activity (this can include presenting films that we have selected being presented at other festivals or events as promotion for the Philip K. Dick Film Festival. You give us the right to use the name of the film, the images submitted and any logos for the uses listed. Once a film is submitted and accepted to the festival you guarantee to not withdraw it from the festival under any circumstances. You also guarantee to make sure we actually receive screening materials at least one week before the festival.
Thank you and we look forward to seeing your film.
SUPPORT MATERIALS: UPON ACCEPTANCE TO FESTIVAL
We accept Blue Ray, DVD, Mini DV, DV Cam and Quicktime. (Quicktime is strongy prefered) Shorts should be no larger than 2 gigabytes. Features should be no larger than 8 gigs. Frame rate should be 29.97 or 30fps. Prefered codec is h264 or MPEG -4. (Please, no FTP submissions) PLEASE make sure all digital submissions are CLEARLY LABELED with movie title (No long obscure titles with technical info please).
Anyone having trouble compressing films might find the following free software helpful.
Email ahead for any materials that need to be sent via mail.
Recommended size for fim artwork is 800 by 600 pixels, 72 dpi (please do not send links to drop box for artwork, send directly). Any odd sizes or virticle artwork or artwork larger than reccomended size, PLEASE INDICATE on email for resizing. Also, send synopsis (3 sentence max for shorts and one paragraph for features.) Directors name, length and country. (Please, no more than 5 pieces of your best art) Also, send any website links and social media inks such as websites, facebook, twitter etc...
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
All features we screen will be preceded by a short film selected by us - no exceptions. We believe strongly in a short & feature program for our audience..
We confirm we have obtained all necessary rights and permissions to present the submitted film(s) at the Philip.K. Dick International Film Festival. Furthermore, I /we have read and agree to the regulations of the Festival. In this respect the applicants will indemnify the festival organizers against any actions, claims, costs or demands from whatever source and of whatever nature regarding their film(s).
Films submitted to the festival will be promoted on our website, in printed materials and in our press and marketing activity (this can include presenting films that we have selected being presented at other festivals or events as promotion for the Philip K. Dick Film festival. You give us the right to use the name of the film, the images submitted and any logos for the uses listed.
Once a film is submitted and accepted to the festival you guarantee to not withdraw it from the festival under any circumstances. You also guarantee to make sure we actually receive screening materials at least one week before the festival.The films accepted will only be used specifically for the Philip K. Dick Festival for the year submitted and not for any other events or exhibitions.
For any further questions, contact the program offices at:
917-362 - 9337