EAST BAY MEDIA CENTER PRESENTS
BERKELEY VIDEO & FILM FESTIVAL 2013
ENTRY and RELEASE FORM
*Click on the link below to access an editable/typeable .pdf version of this Entry and Release form:
Complete and return the ENTRY and RELEASE FORM with entry fee and screener DVD by June 15, 2013
Send completed form, DVD / Bluray and fees, making checks payable to EAST BAY MEDIA CENTER
Sign this form and mail back to:
EAST BAY MEDIA CENTER – BERKELEY VIDEO & FILM FESTIVALS
1939 Addison St. Berkeley, CA 94704-1101 USA
You may also submit your entry by sending a link to your video/film (if online) for pre-screening only, send this form and link via email to: email@example.com and pay entry fees using the PayPal Donate button on the EBMC website: www.eastbaymediacenter.com
$40.00 each video / film entry ( select only one category – see below )
Entry Fee Waiver policy: No Fee – No Entry - No exceptions!
Open call to all producers, everywhere.
All entries must have been completed within the last 30 months.
Past entries in BVFF are ineligible.
Awards will be selected from entries in each category.
2013 FESTIVAL DATES
Last Call for Entries Deadline June 15, 2013
BVFF 2013 Screenings September through December 2013. Streaming December 2013
VIDEO & FILM FORMATS FOR SUBMISSION
Entries may originate in any format; all Entries must be submitted in DVD or Bluray, for pre-screening / jury and final screenings.
Entries must be in NTSC format and all DVD's / Bluray Discs must be labeled with title, producers name, category and total running time. If your film is selected for theatrical screening you must submit your entry in DVD and preferably Bluray.
All Entries must be in NTSC format. Screener DVD's will not be returned.
ORIGINAL ACQUISTION FORMATS
Any or all Film and Video formats are acceptable, including any hand held-mobile devices, cell phones, GoPro, Flip Cam, and DSLR, however, your entry must be submitted in DVD and / or Bluray.
ENTRY CATEGORY ( Choose ONE category for each entry submission )
___ Commercials / PSA
___ Music Video
___ Short Feature
___ Student Filmmakers ( see below )
___ Young Producer - 17 years old or younger
___ Elder Producer - 69 years old or older
___ Hand Held Devices ( see above )
Student Filmmakers must be enrolled in a college, university or film school.
Young Producers must be 17 years old or younger.
Short Features must be 45 minutes or less. Arts include Theatre, Dance, Performance, and narratives on artists.
Elder Producers must be 69 years old or older.
BERKELEY VIDEO & FILM FESTIVAL 2013 ENTRY and RELEASE
I am the sole person responsible to make the decision to enter this media material in the BERKELEY VIDEO & FILM FESTIVAL ( hereafter called BVFF ). I understand that filling out this entry form and entering this media in the BVFF, that I indemnify, release, and hold harmless BVFF, its managers, employees, interns, sponsors, co-sponsors, individual - institutional supporters and EAST BAY MEDIA CENTER ( hereafter called EBMC ) from any Liability related to the use of my entry. I understand that by submitting my entry to BVFF/EBMC, I indemnify, release and hold harmless BVFF/EBMC of any Liability, for any or all damages and losses that may occur to my entry. I am the person responsible, giving my express permission to BVFF/EBMC to exhibit my entry at events which include but are not limited to festival juries, preview exhibitions, and BVFF screenings. Entrant grants inclusion of the entry in compilations of DVD’s, Broadcasts, Cablecasts, Webcasts and Streaming of BVFF. Entrant agrees that all rights and permissions for any materials contained within said entry, including all music rights, photographs, film clips, voice recordings, have been granted and Entrant holds harmless BVFF/EBMC from any or all disputes and claims that may arise from these rights and permissions granted. I give my permission to exhibit my entry at BVFF screenings, authorizing BVFF/EBMC to retain my entry, allowing BVFF/EBMC to include my entry for any or all promotions, compilations, screenings, and streaming of the BVFF in perpetuity, and granting the rights and permissions to use any part of my entry to promote previous and subsequent BVFF’s.
The information below must be typed:
Video / Film / Media Producers Name
Area Code & Telephone # e-mail
Address City State Zip
Title of Video / Film / Media Category Total Running Time
Signature ( Entries will not be accepted without signature ) Date
In 25 words or less describe your entry, include any photos of the production, DVD cover art, one sheets, postcards, posters, links and reviews.
( The description below must be typed; use an additional sheet if needed )
Please sign and date this form; return entry form, entry fee and entry to:
East Bay Media Center - Berkeley Video & Film Festivals
1939 Addison Street . Berkeley, CA 94704-1101 USA
Phone: (510) 843-3699 email: firstname.lastname@example.org