SUBMISSION INFORMATION AND RULES
The Statesboro Film Festival 2009 is open to all.
Entry fee is $15.
Entries must be postmarked by the deadline date. No exceptions. All eligible entries must be received by 3/25/2009.
Two (2) copies are to be submitted. One (1) data disc containing film AVI and artwork (poster, etc.) and one (1) copy in DVD format.
Each entry must be accompanied by a separate submission which includes the form and payment for each submission.
Filmmaker grants necessary editing rights should a film require it (no nudity, language is permitted, however a clean version must be provided for online viewing (must be safe for radio/broadcast standards.
Only completed submission forms with entry fee will be accepted.
Entry fees are to be made payable to "Statesboro Publishing" by check or money order. No cash accepted.
Only films produced after 2007 will be eligible.
Films with a foreign dialogue must have english subtitles to be eligible.
If a valid email was provided, you will be notified that we received your entry.
Statesboro Publishing does not assume any liablility in the event of damage to videos or materials.
Music and talent releases must be obtained by the filmmaker. Statesboro Publising will not be liable for copyright infringement or unauthorized use.
All entries must be original and independently produced.
For joint efforts, the filmmakers must assign a single representative to act on their behalf. All official correspondence shall be addressed only to the assigned representative.
Statesboro Herald Publishing will not be held responsible for any issue which may arise amongst the partners with regards to the competition.
Films with non-English dialogue must have subtitles to be eligible.
If your film is selected to be shown on the Statesboro Publishing website we ask that the film not be viewable in its entirety online on such sites as, "My Space" or "You Tube" until the completion of the festival (when the film has been up for one month time from the date of announcement.
Films are to be NO MORE than 8 minutes in length.
Entries will not be returned unless a self-address envelope with appropriate postage is provide with submission(s).
Statesboro Herald employees are not eligible to participate.
Judges decisions are final.
No purchase necessary.
You must be 13 years of age or older at time of entry to be eligible for this contest. This contest is void where prohibited by law.
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Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
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