The Nozstock Cinetent accepts fictional, documentary and experimental features, short films, music videos and children’s films. These will be screened as par t of Nozstock: The Hidden Valley over the weekend of 1-3 August 2014. Contributors to Nozstock’s homegrown shorts programme range from professional filmmakers to first attempt amateurs, the only specific criteria for qualification being that films are based around a strong original concept.
Nozstock will consider family-friendly feature films for daytime screenings. Otherwise a maximum running time of 30 minutes per film is specified.
This is not a competitive festival, however your work stands to be seen by 5000 visitors. There is no submission fee. Films are non-returnable.
Submissions will be accepted from 1 January 2014. The final deadline is 12 May 2014.
Please send your films electronically to: email@example.com
or via snail mail to: Nozstock Cinetent, Rowden Paddocks, Bromyard, Herefordshire, HR7 4LS
Films should be submitted PAL format as hi-resolution standard definition .MOV or .AVI ideally (though DVD is also acceptable) and should include a brief synopsis, submission form, 2 production stills and relevant information and contacts regarding the filmmaker/s.
All shipping and postage costs to and from the festival must be borne by the submitting party, including those for the submission package and, if the film is selected, for all prints, tapes and additional materials sent to and returned from Nozstock. Nozstock will not accept Cash On Delivery shipments and will not absorb any fees incurred in British customs. All charges must be pre-paid. Nozstock will not accept submissions if customs and delivery fees have not been paid by the Submitting Party. Submission packages from outside the UK must be labelled ‘Trade Sample’ on any customs label and, for customs purpose, must be given a value of no more than UK£10.
Selection of Films
Submissions are reviewed and selected under the following criteria:
– Quality of narrative and production values
– Independent nature of the production
– Limitations and availability of screening slots
– Availability of film rights for distribution
Nozstock endeavours to complete all selection procedures by 28 May 2013 and inform all Submitting Parties, via email, if their film has been successful or not at that time. Successful submissions will receive correspondence that their film has been selected.
If you need more information about Nozstock: The Hidden Valley of about these regulations and procedures please call +44 (0)7866 451 949 or email firstname.lastname@example.org