Submissions 2018

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The Young Talent Award is for filmmakers, screenwriters (up to 24 years old) and actors (under 18). This is an exciting opportunity to discover your own unique vision and voice as an artist and to communicate with a larger audience. Everyone and all genres are welcome.

All screenplay submissions must be completed online through FilmFreeway , Withoutabox,* ISA or Film Festival Life. ** Please ensure you read all the TERMS AND CONDITIONS at the foot of this page before making your submission.

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The Border dir. Norman Tamkivi. Winner of Best Young Talent Narrative Film, 2017. https://www.thebordershortfilm.com/

YOUNG TALENT SHORT NARRATIVE FILM OR DOCUMENTARY

A short film  or documentary of 20 minutes or less, and made by a filmmaker aged 18-24. The filmmaker can be from anywhere in the world. Prize: Best Young  Talent Film, Best Young Talent Documentary, Best Young Talent Actor or Actress. Official Selection laurels. Shared with other categories: Best NR Festival Film, Best Director, Best Female Filmmaker, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Young Talent Actor (under 18), Best Cinematography.

Fees and Deadlines

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE:  Before  30 September 2017      $12

OCTOBER DEADLINE: Before 31 October 2017    $15

DECEMBER DEADLINE: Before 1 December 2017   $19

JANUARY DEADLINE: Before 3 January 2018     $19

FEBRUARY DEADLINE: Before 5 February 2018    $22

REGULAR DEADLINE: Before   8 March 2018   $23

APRIL DEADLINE: Before  2 April  2018     $28

LATE DEADLINE: Before  1 May 2018    $30

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Before   19 May 2018   $31

FAST TRACK LATE SUBMISSION Before 10 June 2018   $34

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)

Orlaith Feenan – Immaculate Misconception. Winner of Best Young Talent Actress, 2017.  https://www.theimmaculatemisconception.net/film-trailer 

YOUNG TALENT SCREENPLAY

A screenplay of between 3 and 15 pages by a young person or student aged 18-24. Prize: Best Young Talent Screenplay Award. Shared with others: Finalist, Honourable Mention.

NRFF will present the winning screenplay to a London based production company.

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Winners  of this category will receive an InkTip Script Listing: A listing of your script on InkTip so that producers and reps can find you.

 

Fees and Deadlines

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE:  Before  30 September 2017  $12

OCTOBER DEADLINE: Before 31 October 2017    $15

DECEMBER DEADLINE: Before 1 December 2017   $19

JANUARY DEADLINE: Before 3 January 2018     $19

FEBRUARY DEADLINE: Before 5 February 2018     $22

REGULAR DEADLINE: Before   8 March 2018    $23

APRIL DEADLINE: Before  2 April  2018   $28

LATE DEADLINE: Before  1 May 2018      $30

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Before   19 May 2018   $31

FAST TRACK LATE SUBMISSION Before 10 June 2018  $34

Submission Copy Formats

Text Files: PDF (.pdf) or Final Draft (.fdr)

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. The individual submitting the film or screenplay must be between the ages of 18-24 years.
  3. All entries should be in English or with English subtitles.
  4. 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.
  5. The judges reserve the right not to enter into any correspondence after the announcement of the winner.
  6. 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.
  7. Unfortunately we cannot offer any waiver of the submission fee. We will not review your work without it. We will not make any exceptions.
  8. PLEASE NOTE THAT SUBMISSION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND SUBJECT TO CHANGES, AND DEADLINES, PROGRAMS, VENUES AND DATES MAY ALSO CHANGE. ALL RESPONSES TO FILMMAKERS WILL BE BY EMAIL

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** We encourage committed filmmakers to submit via FilmFestivalLife. With monthly subscriptions and pro accounts FilmFestivalLife is the smartest way to save money with a strategic approach. Join the platform where award-winning filmmakers and quality festivals meet.

 

 



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