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BARE BONES INTERNATIONAL FILM ENTRY 2003

FILM FESTIVAL DATES: APRIL 21-27, 2003

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE ENDS WITH DEC. 15, 2002 POSTMARK

REGULAR DEADLINE: DEC. 16, 2002 -JANUARY 15, 2003 POSTMARK

LATE DEADLINE:  JANUARY 16TH-FEB. 28, 2003

 

ATTENTION: Our online screening partner www.indie.hollywood.com is no longer on board due to unforseen circumstances.  If you have sent monies for this service to BBIFF, they will be refunded.  If you sent monies direct to them, you will need to contact their office for a refund.
 
We will notify you if this service becomes available again, or if a similiar service is set up.
 
We apologize for any and all inconveniences.
 
Festival Director: BBIFF

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CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD BUDGET SUMMARY FORM

BARE BONES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SCREENPLAY COMPETITION 2003 RULES & GUIDELINES For your records, you do not have to send with entry form. Your signature on entry form attests to your acceptance and understanding of these rules.

  • Screenplays/teleplays must be the original work of the applicant (s).
  • Screenplays already optioned are not eligible for this competition.
  • All entries should be registered with the Writers Guild of America or copyrighted through the Library of Congress.
  • Screenplays must be formatted in the manner considered standard for the film industry. www.finaldraft.com
  • Authors name must not appear anywhere other than on the title page.
  • For feature length screenplays, a Bare Bones Budget Summary should be attached to indicate a proposed budget level for production. This in no way limits actual budget or sales price.
  • A list of those qualifying as Semifinalists will be posted on the website shortly after the list is determined.
  • Three (3) finalists will have their screenplay read during the Bare Bones International Film Festival at a time and date determined by the festival director.
  • Scripts/Teleplays/Screenplays/Movie Preview Tapes, are not returned.
  • If your screenplay is selected for a staged screenplay reading or Script-2-Screen Festival Shoot, the festival is under no obligation to provide airfare nor expenses to attend the festival.

BARE BONES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL MOVIE COMPETITION 2003 RULES & GUIDELINES

  • Films produced or initiated by a major movie studio are ineligible for competition, but can showcase.
  • We do not accept pornography .
  • All entries must come with the Official Bare Bones Entry form, the non-refundable fee and a NTSC VHS
  • The screening selections are at the sole discretion of the festival directors, all decisions are final.
  • All movie formats (35mm, 16mm, 8- High Def, Super-8, Digital Video, Camcorder, etc) must be submitted on a VHS (NTSC only) If submitting in a PAL format, include an additional $55 transfer fee.
  • Return postage or SASE may be submitted for the return of DVD, BETA-SP, VHS final screening tapes or updated tapes, otherwise the festival will not return tapes.
  • Non-English films must have English Subtitles.
  • A Bare Bones Budget Summary (will not be published) should accompany feature film submission to verify Bare Bones qualification of less than one/five million dollars and to qualify for the Auteur of the Year Competition. Optional for Shorts.
  • Screening dates and times will be set by a deadline designated by festival director with preference screening times going to filmmakers-in-attendance during the festival.
  • Student movies (High School & Under) are limited to 15 minutes.
  • All entrants are encouraged to submit publicity kits with photos, posters, flyers, bio, cast/production credits, etc. Required for "Shameless DIY Self-Promotion" Award consideration.
  • All films selected for screening will be posted on the website with links to filmmakers webpage. Photos & posters should be forwarded in .jpg format for easy posting.
  • Filmmaker is responsible for updating festival if premiere status of film changes prior to festival date.
  • If you upgrade your entry tape with a DVD or BETA SP for festival screening, include a postage-paid return envelope or send the postage fee in order to have your tape returned if you are not able to personally pick it up.

ALL APPLICANTS:

  • All monies must be in U.S. dollars: Either by U.S. Bank check, Post Office Money Order or via www.paypal.com ID is barebonesfilmfestival@yahoo.com. NO FEE WAIVERS are available.
  • To receive notification of receipt of entry, include a self-addressed stamped postcard.
  • Applicant (s) must have the legal ownership right to enter contest and must meet contest requirements.
  • Semi-Finalists and Finalists are to submit a photo and bio for publication. Additional promotional items such as postcards, posters, press kits, press clippings may also be submitted.
  • All Entrants accepted for screening are invited to attend the festival. (Two Free Festival Passes).
  • Finalists are expected to attend the Bare Bones International Film Festival & Awards Ceremony, unless other arrangements have been made. If unable to attend, please submit a videotaped response regarding your submission to be played during the Awards Program. The Festival dates are: April 21-27, 2003.
  • Winners will be announced during the Bare Bones Awards Gala on April 27, 2003. All awards are based on merit. The festival reserves the right to not grant an award .

 

OFFICIAL BARE BONES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALS ENTRY FORM

401 W. BROADWAY, SUITE 308 MUSKOGEE, OK 74401  918-816-1529 barebonesfilmfestival@yahoo.com  www.barebonesfilmfestival.com

 

TITLE OF PROJECT:_______________________________________________________________

 

NAME OF PERSON SUBMITTING FORM:

 

First ___________________________Middle Initial_____ Last _____________________________

 

Your Title: [_] Writer [_] Co-Writer  [_] Producer  [_] Director [_] Other ______________________

 

Phone (__)______________________________Mobile (____)_______________________________

 

Address________________________________City ________________State_____Zipcode_______

 

Country_________________Name of Production Company_________________________________

 

Website:___________________________________Email: _________________________________

 

NON-REFUNDABLE ENTRY FEES ENCLOSED: [_$___________]

 

REGULAR PRICES: MOVIE/SCREENPLAY/TELEPLAY/ACTOR SHOWCASE/MUSIC VIDEO

[__] $30 Shorts -30 minutes/pages or less any category, genre.

 

[__] $35 Mini-Movies- 31-59 minutes/pages any category, genre.

 

[__] $40 Features- 60 minutes/pages or more, any category, genre.

 

MULTIPLE SUBMISSION DISCOUNT:

[__] regular price for additional entry-any category, genre $_______

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT:

[__] Deduct $5 Shorts, Mini-Mini & Feature categories only, (does not apply to second-entry, or student discount) for Early Bird Submissions postmarked BY December 15, 2002

STUDENT DISCOUNT:

[__] Deduct $10 if student (Middle, High, Alternative, College, Film School with ID copy attached)

LATE FEE ADDITION:

[__] ADD $15 Late Fee-Any submission package postmarked AFTER

 January 15, 2003 up to February 28, 2003

 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

WGA Screenplay Registration #__________________________________________Date:________________

Library of Congress Copyright #__________________________________________Date________________

 

LENGTH OF ENTRY:

MOVIE: MUSIC: TALENT:  Total Running Time:   [______] minutes 

SCREENPLAY/TELEPLAY:      #[________] pages

 

TYPE OF PROJECT :

[__] Narrative Movie [__] Screenplay  [__] Teleplay 

[__] Documentary [__] Mock-u-mentary  [__] Animation  [__] Experimental Movie

[__] Movie Soundtrack CD [__] Music Video 

[__] Work-in-Progress (Movie) [__] Movie Trailer 

[__] Talent Showcase : [__] Poetry  [__] Singer  [__] Musician [__] Dancer [__] Comedian  [__] Actor Monologue   (Acts limited to 7 minutes maximum per performance)

[__] Movie-Star Look-A-Like  Who:_______________

[__] Other _______________________________________________

 

PREMIERE STATUS:  [__] WORLD  [__] UNITED STATES [__] OKLAHOMA [__] MUSKOGEE

 

PREVIOUS FESTIVALS_________________________________[__] NONE________________________

AWARDS________________________________________________________________________________

 

GENRE:  [__] Drama  [__] Comedy  [__] Dramedy  [__] Behind the Scenes Doc [__] Romance 

[__] Thriller [__] Suspense  [__] Horror  [__] Sci-Fi  [__] Action/Adventure [__] Urban Action  [__] Western

[__] Period Piece Era______

 

OTHER:

[__] Family-Oriented  [__] Youth-Oriented  [__] Senior-Citizen-Oriented  [__] Oklahoma Setting

[__] Transcending Barriers Theme  [__] True Story  [__] Erase Hate  [__] Native-American Vision 

[__] The Great Train Robbery (remake maximum 12 minutes) [__] Ethnic/Cultural _________

[__] Lesbian/Gay Issues  [__] Women/Female Issues  [__] Racial/Nationality Issues

[__] Other_________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

MOVIE CREDITS:

 

Writer:                        First________________________MI___  Last___________________

 

Co-Writer:                  First________________________MI___ Last____________________

 

Producer                     First________________________MI___ Last____________________

 

Co-Producer               First________________________MI___ Last____________________

 

Director                      First________________________MI___ Last____________________

 

Cinematographer       First________________________MI___  Last____________________

 

Editor                         First________________________MI___ Last____________________

 

Co-Editor                   First________________________MI___ Last____________________

 

Key Actors                First________________________MI___ Last____________________

                         

                                      First________________________MI___ Last_____________________

                        

                                      First________________________MI___ Last_____________________

                         

                                      First________________________MI___ Last_____________________

                          

                                      First________________________MI___ Last_____________________

 

LOGLINE: (Think TV Guide listing)

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SHORT SYNOPSIS: 100-250 words or less (TO BE PUBLISHED)

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

FILMS/SCREENPLAYS BARE BONES BUDGET INFO:   [__] $10,000 or less    

[__] $25,000 or less [__] $50,000 or less  [__] $100,000 or less  [__] $250,000 or less 

[__] $500,000 or less [__] $750,000 or less  [__] $1,000,000 or less 

*[__] More than $1,000,000 but less than $5,000,000

[__] BARE BONES BUDGET SUMMARY ATTACHED (Not for publication)

 

ORIGINAL SHOOTING FORMAT: [__] 35mm  [__] 16mm [__] 8 mm  [__] HD  [__] Super 8

[__] Mini-DV [__] DV [__] Video Camcorder  [__] NTSC  [__] Other ______________________________

[__] PAL ADD $55 TRANSFER FEE  

 

FINAL FESTIVAL  SCREENING FORMAT: [__] VHS   [__] DVD        [__] BETA SP (Limited Option)

 

HOW DID YOU LEARN ABOUT THIS FESTIVAL:  [__] I am a BBIFF Alumni: Year______

[__] Trade Magazine ______________________ [__] Internet Site  __________________________

[__] Newspaper __________________________ [__] From a BBIFF Alumni _______________________

[__] Postcard Announcement  [__] Other____________________ Thanks for helping us track our referrals

 

APPLICANT CERTIFICATION:

            I certify that I hold all necessary rights for the submission and/or exhibition of this project to the Bare Bones International Film Festival Competitions.

            I understand that the entry fee is NON-REFUNDABLE and does not guarantee my acceptance into the festivals competitions.

            I fully indemnify the Bare Bones International Film Festivals, its directors, affiliates, associates and judges against any claim made for any violations of law.

            I certify that this film/script is not subject to any litigation nor is any litigation threatened.

            I warrant that the submission is my original work and that there are no disputes filed against this project.

            I understand and agree that you may use my name (s), titles of material, clips or trailers for advertising and promotional purposes.

            If more than one party signs this agreement as the submitting party, then all references to I within this agreement will apply to all persons whose signatures appear below.

            I understand that I must complete a separate entry form for each project submitted with the ENTRY FEE.

 

 

CERTIFICATION SIGNATURE__________________________________________________________Date___________

 

PRINTED NAME______________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

If more than one applicant signature is needed, add them here:

 

CERTIFICATION SIGNATURE__________________________________________________________Date____________

 

PRINTED NAME______________________________________________________________________________________

 

CERTIFICATION SIGNATURE__________________________________________________________Date___________

 

PRINTED NAME______________________________________________________________________________________

 

CERTIFICATION SIGNATURE__________________________________________________________Date____________

 

PRINTED NAME______________________________________________________________________________________