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2017 High Falls Film Festival

Submit a Feature Length Film

Call for Entries: Feature Length Films (over 30 minutes)

 

The High Falls Film Festival will be accepting entries for its Main Program.

We welcome films targeted to an adult audience.  All films must be made by, or feature, women in a strong leading role, or films that focus on women and their life experiences.  Preference will be given to films made by women in a leadership role(s); including director, screenplay writer, producer, cinematographer, etc.   All genres including live action narrative, live action documentary, animation, experimental, hybrid, etc. may be submitted.

Previous films premiered in Rochester at the Festival include: THE EDGE OF HEAVEN, MONGOL, THE LIVES OF OTHERS, TRANSAMERICA and SIDEWAYS, as well as smaller and important indie gems such as JELLYFISH, THE GREATEST SILENCE: RAPE IN THE CONGO and DELIVER US FROM EVIL, THE GIRLS IN THE BAND.

DEADLINES/FEES:

  • Early-bird: April 17, 2017 – Fee $45
  • Regular: July 31, 2017 – Fee: $60
  • Late: August 21, 2017 – Fee: $65
  • Extended Late: September 3, 2017 – Fee: $80

 

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CONDITIONS OF ENTRY:

  • All genres welcome
  • Preference will be given to films made by women in a leadership role(s); including director, screenplay writer, producer, cinematographer, etc.
  • Please submit NTSC DVD screeners or Vimeo link; PAL DVD no longer accepted.
  • All screeners must be accompanied by an online or mailed entry form
  • All possible care will be taken in the handling of entries. However, the Festival cannot accept responsibility for loss or damage to entries while they are in our possession or in transit
  • No honorarium available
  • Only preview DVD’s received with a self addressed stamped mailer will be returned
  • No works-in-progress please

 

FESTIVAL EXHIBITION FORMATS (for FEATURE LENGTH):

Blu-ray (Preferred)

DCP

We do not accept DVD format for screening.

For more information, contact Artistic Director Nora Brown at:

programming@highfallsfilmfestival.com

585.279.8312

 

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