Houston Greek Film Festival Entry Form:

GENERAL INFORMATION:

 

Film entry submission opens November 19, 2018. The entry deadline is September  30, 2019.

 

  • DVD/Bluray disk (via mail)
  • Vimeo link
  • mp4/mov file (we will give you an upload link)
  • DCP format

 

COMPETITION CATEGORIES:

 

  • FEATURE films must be over 60 minutes in length.
  • SHORT films must be under 59 minutes in length.

 

There is no limit to the number of ​different ​films you may submit.

 

Eligibility Requirements:

 

Eligible films include works by Greek filmmakers and filmmakers of Greek descent worldwide; films about Greece; Greek and Cypriot productions or co-productions; as well as films by emerging US and local filmmakers with a prevalent Greek theme.

 

Films by Greek directors, writers, and producers; films by Greek actors in starring roles; co-directors, co-writers and co-producers are also eligible.

 

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RULES & TERMS:

 

ELIGIBILITY:

 

Only film productions completed between January 1, 2017 and October 25, 2019 are eligible. Accepted entries will be announced via email or phone call by November 1, 2019.

 

Eligible films include works by Greek filmmakers and filmmakers of Greek descent worldwide; films about Greece; Greek and Cypriot productions or co-productions; as well as films by emerging US and local filmmakers with a prevalent Greek theme.

 

Films by Greek directors, writers, and producers; films by Greek actors in starring roles; co-directors, co-writers and co-producers are also eligible.

 

RULES & REGULATIONS:

 

The Film Submitter understands and accepts that if their film is accepted for presentation and screening at the Houston Greek Film Festival (HGFF), they grant full and unrestricted permission for the HGFF to screen the film at times of the festival's choice and for HGFF to charge an admission fee for the presentation of the digital video program. The Film Submitter understands and accepts that they do not participate in receiving any funds from the Box-office proceeds which are fully retained by the HGFF.

 

The Film Submitter releases the HGFF from any and all liability for damages or destruction of the entered film. The Film Submitter understands that the entered DVD/BluRay, DCP or other digital format will be retained by the HGFF. The HGFF assumes no liability whatsoever for theft, copyright violations or piracy of the entry.

 

The HGFF is not responsible for any malfunctions during the presentation of the production at the festival screening, and assumes no responsibility for any technical difficulties in the presentation of this video at the actual event.

 

The HGFF reserves the right to make changes in the program dates and times and to possibly not screen the video, despite its being selected for screening.

 

OWNERSHIP & RIGHTS:

 

The Film Submitter maintains the rights to their work. Submitted film entries are only accessible to HGFF screening staff. The HGFF does not own the rights to the submitted films, and so the HGFF will not distribute them publicly in any way. The only public viewing of submitted films will be if the film is selected for use during the weekend of the Festival.

 

LOGISTICS:

 

You may send just one DVD/BluRay/Digital Copy for multiple category entries. Entries can be NTSC, PAL, or SECAM, – any and all regions. There is no extra charge for PAL or other formats. We accept all regions and all formats. We also accept USB Flash Drives, mp4/mov and DCP format.

 

PAYMENT:

 

The entry fee to submit a film is $35. Please fill out the entry form carefully. All major credit cards, checks, PayPal & cash are acceptable.

 

After submitting the online entry form, by clicking the "SUBMIT ENTRY" button above, it will take you to a page which includes your payment options, and links to our credit card / PayPal gateway for payment. Please make checks payable to: GreekInHouston.

 

The $35 entry fee is non-refundable.

 

 

NOTIFICATION AND RESULTS:

 

You will be notified via e-mail when your entry is processed. You will then be notified via e-mail of the selection results before the festival. If the Film Submitter's work is not selected for showing during the Festival, the $35 entry fee will not be refunded.

 

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