Carmarthen Bay Film Festival

Carmarthen Bay Film Festival

Type: Regular shortfilm festival
Location: Llanelli, United Kingdom
Start Month: May


Description

Carmarthen Bay Film Festival has gone from strength to strength over the years.From our first festival in 2012 we have gone from 35 submissions to 208 in our 2015 festival. Not only have the submissions increased over the years but the number of film makers and festival patrons attending has as well.
We have had film makers flying in from LA,Miami,Germany,Italy,France and many parts of the UK.The number of festival partners has also grown with Stradey Park Hotel, RTS Wales,S4C,Sony,Pinnacle,Final Draft, University of Wales Valley Mill,Felin Foel Brewery and many more joining us this year some for the 2nd or 3rd time. Also the festival is now a BAFTA Cymru/Wales qualifying festival,which means that any film screened during the festival and made here in Wales is eligible to apply to be considered for a BAFTA Cymru award. Our 2016 festival which will be our 5th is already looking very promising with submissions flooding in again from all over the world!


Submission Requirements:

1 Films made anywhere in the world are eligible to be submitted for consideration in one of the following categories:
2 If the Film’s final running time is more than 2 minutes and less than 30 minutes including credits if any, the Film may only be submitted as a Short film. Even if the Film has been submitted as a Feature film, it will be included for consideration only in the Short category.
3 If the Film’s final running time is more than 60 minutes and less than 90minutes including credits if any, the Film may only be submitted as a Feature film. Even if the Film has been submitted as a Short film, it will be included for consideration only in the Feature category.
4 The Festival does not require première status for submissions.
5 The Film may have been previously screened in its entirety at a theatrical exhibition anywhere in the world, in which tickets were available to the public.
6 The Film may have been previously released on DVD or broadcast on television or the internet anywhere in the world.
7 It is the sole responsibility of the Applicant to secure clearance from the copyright holders of any copyrighted materials included within the submitted Film. The Organizers will not be held responsible for the unauthorized inclusion of any copyrighted materials within or relating to the submitted Film. The Organizers reserve the right to disqualify, without refund of any or all submission fees previously collected from the Applicant, any Film with any unauthorized inclusion of any copyrighted materials.
8 Applicants submitting Films that contain significant non-English spoken dialogue must provide on-screen English subtitles. The Organizers reserve the right to disqualify, without refund of any or all submission fees previously collected from the Applicant, any Film that contains significant non-English spoken dialogue that does not include accompanying on screen English subtitles.
9 If your submission is accepted we may require a hard copy for screening purposes. All Films must be on a single DVD Disc (single or dual layer) or Blu-ray if required. We also accept file transfer via wetransfer or similar service
10 The Organizers reserve the right to disqualify, without refund of any or all submission fees previously collected from Applicant, any Film that is not submitted on one of the recommended standard formats.
11 Your submission must have been completed after January 2014

Submission Deadline: January



Fees:

General submission: £25($40)

Awards / Prizes:

The festival is now a BAFTA Cymru/Wales qualifying festival, which means that any film screened during the festival and made here in Wales is eligible to apply to be considered for a BAFTA Cymru award.
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Contact: Kelvin Guy (admin@carmarthenbayfilmfestival.co.uk)

Website: http://www.carmarthenbayfilmfestival.co.uk/

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