imagineNATIVE Film Festival

2012 ONLINE FILM & VIDEO SUBMISSION FORM

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To be eligible, an Indigenous person (ie. self-identified as Indigenous, Aboriginal or First Peoples and their descendants) must have held a key creative role on the project as a writer, director, or producer. This submission form is for FILM and VIDEO only. To submit TV series, new media works and radio shows, please click here.

1. PROJECT INFORMATION

a)Title of Film/Video: *
b) Title in English:
c) Country of Origin: *
d) Running Time: * Use format: hh:mm:ss
e) Year Completed: *
f) Colour / Black & White: *

g) imagineNATIVE's mandate is to program works written, directed, and/or produced by Indigenous artists (as defined in eligibility). Therefore, it is essential that the key Indigenous person/s associated with the work be clearly stated in one of the following roles:

Role: *
If other, please explain:

h) Is the Indigenous key creative an emerging filmmaker?
Emerging Artist

NOTE:imagineNATIVE considers an emerging filmmaker as someone who has less than three years of practice and has completed or is finishing at least one independent film or video work that has been/will be presented in a professional context, regardless of age. All emerging filmmakers are considered for the Best Emerging Filmmaker Award in addition to their film category award.

i) Is the Indigenous key creative under 25?
Youth Artist

NOTE:All youth under age 25 are automatically eligible for the Ellen Monague Award for Best Youth Work in addition to their film category award.

 

j) Please choose ONLY ONE genre category for your work:
*

k) Do you want your work to be considered for competition (Festival awards)?

*

l) Please check the premiere status of your work:

Worldwide
International
North America
Canada
Ontario
Toronto
None
m) Previous Festival Screenings:
n) If this work has been submitted to other upcoming festivals, please list them below:
o) Awards won:
p) Has/will this work been broadcast?
*
If yes, where & when?
q) Will this work be made available for public viewing on the Internet or on any mobile device before October 17, 2012?
*
If yes, please indicate URL or service (ie. Domain name or iTunes)
r) If you have sold any rights for your film, please indicate type, country (territory) and the broadcaster and/or distributor of the work:
*
Type:
Country (Territory):
Broadcaster/Distributor:


2. FILM/VIDEO FORMAT
a) Submission Format:
* (DVD preview copies are preferred for preview)
Is this a rough cut, fine cut (locked picture), or final version of the film?
*
If not final, what is left to do on the film (fine cut, sound mix, colour correct, titles, etc.)?:


If not final, completion date
Do you have a private, online link to the film for viewing consideration (i.e. Vimeo, YouTube)? If yes, please provide:
Domain/URL:
Password:
b) Exhibition Format (for festival screening) *
If selected, exhibition copies must be sent in by September 12, 2012.
DVDs are not an acceptable exhibition format.

Film
Video

c) Sound: *
d) Original Format(s):
(List original format(s) shot on)
e) Original Language(s):

*
(if not English, must have English subtitles)
f) If not in English, this work is:


3. SYNOPSIS
a) Short synopsis (one sentence):
*
b) Long synopsis (two paragraphs): *

4. PUBLICITY DETAILS

a) Trailer included with submission on a separate disc as .mov or .mp4 file
*

If no, Trailer URL (linking to .mov or .mp4 file)

http://
Main Publicity Contact
b) First Name: *
Last Name: *
Title and/or Role: *
Direct Phone (landline): + ( ) -
ext. *
Direct Mobile Phone: + ( ) - *
Email: *
c) Languages spoken by all creative people (for media purposes) *

6. DIRECTOR CONTACT INFORMATION

First Name: *
Last Name: *
Is the Director Indigenous? *
(see eligibility for more information)
Indigenous Affiliation (Nation and Tribe)
Company
Address Type: *
Suite/Unit/Apartment:
Street Line 1: *
Street Line 2:
City: *
Province/State: *
Postal/Zip Code: *
Country: *
Phone 1 *
  + ( ) -
ext. *
Phone 2
  + ( ) -
ext.
Fax + ( ) -
Email:

*
(please note that email will be the main form of communication)

Website: http://
Director Biography (maximum one paragraph):
*
Titles of Director's Previous Work:

7. PRODUCER CONTACT INFORMATION

First Name: *
Last Name: *
Is the Producer Indigenous? *
(see eligibility for more information)
Indigenous Affiliation (Nation and Tribe)
Company
Suite/Unit/Apartment:
Street Line 1: *
Street Line 2:
City: *
Province/State: *
Postal/Zip Code: *
Country: *
Phone 1
  + ( ) -
ext.
Phone 2
  + ( ) -
ext.
Fax + ( ) -
Email:
Website: http://
Producer Biography (maximum one paragraph):
*
Titles of Producer's Previous Work:
8. DISTRIBUTOR CONTACT INFORMATION
Please list the person/company to contact to obtain a copy of the film for exhibition, if selected for the festival. The information provided below will be published in the Print Source section of the festival catalogue. Please provide the contact information how you would like it to appear. If there is no distributor, please list the producer or director.
I agree to having all information below printed in imagineNATIVE's public festival catalogue and website. *
First Name: *
Last Name: *
Company
Suite/Unit/Apartment:
Street Line 1: *
Street Line 2:
City: *
Province/State: *
Postal/Zip Code: *
Country: *
Phone 1 *
  + ( ) -
ext. *
Phone 2
  + ( ) -
ext.
Fax + ( ) -
Email: *
Website: http://
OTHER CONTACT INFORMATION
First Name: *
Last Name: *
Is the other Indigenous? *
(see eligibility for more information)
Indigenous Affiliation (Nation and Tribe)
Company
Address Type: *
Suite/Unit/Apartment:
Street Line 1: *
Street Line 2:
City: *
Province/State: *
Postal/Zip Code: *
Country: *
Phone 1 *
  + ( ) -
ext. *
Phone 2
  + ( ) -
ext.
Fax + ( ) -
Email:

*
(please note that email will be the main form of communication)

Website: http://
Biography (maximum one paragraph):
*
Titles of Previous Work:

ATTACHMENTS
Digital images must be a minimum of 300dpi and can be sent as TIFF or JPG files on CD, emailed to programming@imagineNATIVE.org or uploaded here:

Please attach two stills from the entry. Please name the files as: "TitleofWork2012_1" and "TitleofWork2012_2":

Please attach one headshot of the Indigenous key creative of this work. Please name the file as "TitleofWork2012_headshot":

8. Mediatheque

  The festival provides a Mediatheque venue (with a complete video library) for distributors, buyers, and programmers.  After the festival, works will be accessible for viewing by programmers, buyers and distributors upon request. 

Would you give permission for your work to be included in the imagineNATIVE Mediatheque, whether selected for the festival or not?
*

* I have read and accept the rules, regulations and guidelines for participation in the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Film Festival (the “Festival”). I am legally authorized and have granted authorization to submit this film from all stakeholders, commissioners and co-producers involved to enter this work in the Festival. If selected for the Festival as an Official Selection, I acknowledge and agree that I MUST submit an exhibition quality print and/or tape in 35mm, HDCAM, HDCAM SR, Digital Beta, Beta SP, HDV, MiniDV, DVCAM or .MOV (Apple Pro Res Codec) format that must be made available by me for delivery to the Festival by Sept 12, 2012 for screening during the 2012 Festival (that is, Oct 17 – 21, 2012). I agree that the cost of shipping exhibition copies to the Festival will be covered by the Artist or Distributor and the cost of returning the exhibition copies will be covered by imagineNATIVE.

I further grant imagineNATIVE the right to use clips (up to one minute) and stills from the film for the Festival Catalogue, promotional, archival, and other non-commercial uses, website and other terrestrial, online and digital media promotional outlets for promotional/reportage purposes. Print Source contact information for all submitted films, regardless of whether or not they are selected to screen during the 2012 Festival, WILL be published in the 2012 Festival Mediatheque Catalogue (nonpublic), if permitted by authorized signatory above, which will be
made available to all registered 2012 Festival Industry delegates. Distributor/Print Source contact information (see Section 9) for all films selected for screening at the 2012 Festival WILL be published in the 2012 Festival Program Guide and on the 2012 Festival website. I grant permission of duplication of the final version of submitted work for the Festival jury and publicity purposes. imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival will not sell your personal information to any other organization or person.

9. Authorization/Main Contact Information

* With my signature below, I hereby certify that I have the legal authority to submit this work to the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival and grant permission to imagineNATIVE to include this work in the festival.

Signed by: *
Position: *
Phone (main)
  + ( ) - ext. *
Phone 2
  + ( ) -
Email: *
Date - mm/dd/yyyy: *
Verfication code:
Reload Image

*

 

CHECKLIST – All entries MUST include:
An online submission form at www.imaginenative.org, or emailed (typed, not written) and one submission form for EACH entry
Short and long synopsis (may be attached separately).
One paragraph Indigenous key creative biography (may be attached separately).
2 x DVD (NTSC/PAL) for EACH submitted work (i.e. No compilations will be accepted.).
2 photographs OR digital file stills from the entry. Digital file stills must be a minimum of 300 dpi and can be sent as TIFF
or JPG files on CD OR emailed to programming@imagineNATIVE.org or uploaded via our online submission form. Please use
the title of the work as the file name.
If available, press clippings, kits, and clips and trailer(s) (widescreen is preferred, a file under 5mb and optimized for web
viewing, or an embed code).