International Film Submissions

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INTERNATIONAL CATEGORY 2018

The New Renaissance Film Festival has FIVE categories for filmmakers. The details are highlighted below.

The genres we are looking for are: Narrative Drama (all types)  / Experimental / Film Noir or Thriller / Fantasy / Sci-Fi / Horror / Music or Dance / Animation / and Documentary.

All film submissions must have English subtitles (if not in English) and be completed online through FilmFreeway or Withoutabox.* Please include a press kit (short trailer, stills, logline, synopsis and cast and crew biogs) and ensure you read all the TERMS AND CONDITIONS at the foot of the page before making your submission.

The Notification date will be January 12, 2018.

 

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International Features (up to 90 minutes)

A feature film  or documentary up to 90 minutes. All genres are welcome. Filmmaker can be from anywhere in the world. English subtitles (if in a foreign language). Prize: Best Feature Film or Documentary. Official Selection & Winner laurels. Shared with other categories:  Best of Fest, Humanity Award, Best Director, Best Female Filmmaker, Best Cinematography, Best Music Score, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Costume Design, Best Hair & Make-up, Best Editing, Best Story.

Fees and Deadlines

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE:  Before 25 April 2017     Standard  $25

MAY DEADLINE: Before 27 May 2017     Standard $28

JUNE DEADLINE: Before 29 June 2017    Standard  $30

JULY DEADLINE: Before 31 July 2017     Standard $32

AUGUST DEADLINE: Before 25 August 2017     Standard $34

SEPTEMBER DEADLINE: Before 20 September 2017      Standard $36

OCTOBER DEADLINE: Before 23 October 2017     Standard $38

NOVEMBER DEADLINE: Before 17 November 2017     Standard $40

DECEMBER DEADLINE: Before 11 December 2017     Standard $42

FINAL DEADLINE: Before 5 January 2018     Standard  $45

NOTIFICATION DATE: 12 January 2018

FESTIVAL: March 2018 (tba)

Online Submission Format

Secure Online Screener

Exhibition Format

DVD Video  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS / BLU-RAY  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS

 Media Files

CD-ROM / .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2) / .MOV (Quicktime) / .WMV (Windows Media)

 

International Shorts (between 15 and 45 minutes)

International Shorts between 15 and 45 minutes. All genres are welcome. The filmmaker can be from anywhere in the world. English subtitles (if in a foreign language).  Prize: Best International Short. Official Selection & Winner laurels. Shared with other categories:  Best of Fest, Humanity Award, Best Director, Best Female Filmmaker, Best Cinematography, Best Music Score, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Costume Design, Best Hair & Make-up, Best Editing, Best Story.

Fees and Deadlines

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE:  Before 25 April 2017      Standard $20       Student $15

MAY DEADLINE: Before 27 May 2017     Standard  $23     Student $18

JUNE DEADLINE: Before 29 June 2017      Standard  $25     Student $19

JULY DEADLINE: Before 31 July 2017      Standard $27   Student $20

AUGUST DEADLINE: Before 25 August 2017      Standard $29       Student $21

SEPTEMBER DEADLINE: Before 20 September 2017      Standard  $31    Student $22

OCTOBER DEADLINE: Before 23 October 2017      Standard $33      Student $23

NOVEMBER DEADLINE: Before 17 November 2017     Standard $35     Student $24

DECEMBER DEADLINE: Before 11 December 2017      Standard $37     Student $25

FINAL DEADLINE: Before 5 January 2018     Standard $40   Student $28

NOTIFICATION DATE: 12 January 2018

FESTIVAL: March 2018 (tba)

Online Submission Format

Secure Online Screener

Exhibition Format

DVD Video  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS / BLU-RAY  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS

 Media Files

CD-ROM / .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2) / .MOV (Quicktime) / .WMV (Windows Media)

 

 International Shorts (up to 15 minutes)

A  short of any length up to 15 minutes long. All genres are welcome. The filmmaker can be from anywhere in the world. English subtitles (if in a foreign language). Prize: Best International Short. Official Selection & Winner laurels. Shared with other categories:  Best of Fest, Humanity Award, Best Director, Best Female Filmmaker, Best Cinematography, Best Music Score, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Costume Design, Best Hair & Make-up, Best Editing, Best Story.

Fees and Deadlines

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE:  Before 25 April 2017      Standard $15       Student $12

MAY DEADLINE: Before 27 May 2017     Standard  $18    Student $15

JUNE DEADLINE: Before 29 June 2017      Standard  $20    Student $16

JULY DEADLINE: Before 31 July 2017      Standard $22     Student $17

AUGUST DEADLINE: Before 25 August 2017      Standard $24        Student $18

SEPTEMBER DEADLINE: Before 20 September 2017      Standard  $26     Student $19

OCTOBER DEADLINE: Before 23 October 2017      Standard $28   Student $20

NOVEMBER DEADLINE: Before 17 November 2017     Standard $30    Student $21

DECEMBER DEADLINE: Before 11 December 2017      Standard $32     Student $22

FINAL DEADLINE: Before 5 January 2018     Standard $35    Student $25

NOTIFICATION DATE: 12 January 2018

FESTIVAL: March 2018 (tba)

Online Submission Format

Secure Online Screener

Exhibition Format

DVD Video  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS / BLU-RAY  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS

 Media Files

CD-ROM / .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2) / .MOV (Quicktime) / .WMV (Windows Media)

 

 

Benelux Shorts (between 15 and 45 minutes)

Vlaams/nederlandse korte films tussen 15 minuten en 60 minuten lang en geproduceerd in Nederland of Belgie. Ondertiteling in het engels is gewenst, maar niet vereist en speelt geen rol bij de beoordeling van de film. Voor films langer dan 60 minuten moet eerst contact worden gezocht met het festival.

Benelux short films (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg) between 15 and 60 minutes long. English subtitles.  Prize: Best Benelux Short. Official Selection & Winner laurels. Shared with other categories:  Best of Fest, Humanity Award, Best Director, Best Female Filmmaker, Best Cinematography, Best Music Score, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Costume Design, Best Hair & Make-up, Best Editing, Best Story.

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE:  Before 25 April 2017      Standard $15       Student $12

MAY DEADLINE: Before 27 May 2017     Standard  $18    Student $15

JUNE DEADLINE: Before 29 June 2017      Standard  $20    Student $16

JULY DEADLINE: Before 31 July 2017      Standard $22     Student $17

AUGUST DEADLINE: Before 25 August 2017      Standard $24        Student $18

SEPTEMBER DEADLINE: Before 20 September 2017      Standard  $26     Student $19

OCTOBER DEADLINE: Before 23 October 2017      Standard $28   Student $20

NOVEMBER DEADLINE: Before 17 November 2017     Standard $30    Student $21

DECEMBER DEADLINE: Before 11 December 2017      Standard $32     Student $22

FINAL DEADLINE: Before 5 January 2018     Standard $35    Student $25

NOTIFICATION DATE: 12 January 2018

FESTIVAL: March 2018 (tba)

Online Submission Format

Secure Online Screener

Exhibition Format

DVD Video  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS / BLU-RAY  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS

 Media Files

CD-ROM / .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2) / .MOV (Quicktime) / .WMV (Windows Media)

 

 

Benelux Shorts (up to 15 minutes)

Vlaams/nederlandse korte films onder de 15 minuten geproduceerd in Nederland of Belgie. Ondertiteling in het engels is gewenst, maar niet vereist en speelt geen rol bij de beoordeling van de film. 

Benelux short films (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg) up to 15 minutes. English subtitles. Prize: Best Benelux Short. Official Selection & Winner laurels. Shared with other categories:  Best of Fest, Humanity Award, Best Director, Best Female Filmmaker, Best Cinematography, Best Music Score, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Costume Design, Best Hair & Make-up, Best Editing, Best Story.

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE:  Before 25 April 2017      Standard $12     Student $9

MAY DEADLINE: Before 27 May 2017     Standard  $15    Student $12

JUNE DEADLINE: Before 29 June 2017      Standard  $17    Student $13

JULY DEADLINE: Before 31 July 2017      Standard $19    Student $14

AUGUST DEADLINE: Before 25 August 2017      Standard $21        Student $15

SEPTEMBER DEADLINE: Before 20 September 2017      Standard  $23     Student $16

OCTOBER DEADLINE: Before 23 October 2017      Standard $25    Student $17

NOVEMBER DEADLINE: Before 17 November 2017     Standard $27     Student $18

DECEMBER DEADLINE: Before 11 December 2017      Standard $29    Student $19

FINAL DEADLINE: Before 5 January 2018     Standard $32    Student $22

NOTIFICATION DATE: 12 January 2018

FESTIVAL: March 2018 (tba)

Online Submission Format

Secure Online Screener

Exhibition Format

DVD Video  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS / BLU-RAY  NTSC, PAL OR SECAM ALL REGIONS

 Media Files

CD-ROM / .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2) / .MOV (Quicktime) / .WMV (Windows Media)

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. New Renaissance Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilise an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorised to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.
  2. All entries should be in English or with English subtitles.
  3. All scripts must be original screenplays for which the applicant(s) hold the copyright. Where the screenplay is based on another piece of work it is the responsibility of the screenwriter to obtain written permission / copyright clearances from the original author or publisher.
  4. The judges reserve the right not to enter into any correspondence after the announcement of the winner.
  5. The applicant shall indemnify and hold harmless New Renaissance Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.
  6. Unfortunately we cannot offer any waiver of the submission fee. We will not review your work without it. We will not make any exceptions.
  7. PLEASE NOTE THAT SUBMISSION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE, DEADLINES, PROGRAMS, VENUES AND DATES MAY CHANGE. ALL RESPONSES TO FILMMAKERS WILL BE BY EMAIL

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