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Standing Rock Cultural Arts presents

 

CALL FOR INDEPENDENT SHORT FILMS and/or VIDEOS
-FOR INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS/VIDEOGRAPHERS TO SUBMIT SHORT FILMS,
DVD'S, AND/OR DIGITAL SHORTS (15 minutes or less) to
- THE 16TH ANNUAL STANDING ROCK INTERNATIONAL SHORTS FESTIVAL AND
COMPETITION.
-CASH PRIZE FOR PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD.
-CERTIFICATE AWARD FOR JURIED CHOICE WINNER
THE EVENT WILL BE HELD SATURDAY, JANUARY 26th, 2019 8:00PM
THE KENT STAGE, 175 E. MAIN ST., KENT, OH
FEE: APPLICATION FEE IS $10 (Ohio Residents) $15 (Outside Ohio)


DEADLINE:
-November 30, 2018(preferred)
-December 31, 2018 (final)


APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE:
-Click Here to download application
-or write to: SRCA, 300 N. Water St., Suite H Kent, OH 44240


SEND FILMS TO:
-STANDING ROCK CULTURAL ARTS, 300 N. WATER ST., SUITE H, KENT, OH 44240, USA
Standing Rock Cultural Arts is a non profit art and educational organization based in downtown Kent.
We continuously seek sponsors to help cover expenses for our ongoing art and educational activities.
Contributions are tax deductible and greatly appreciated. Checks payable to
Standing Rock Cultural Arts
300 N. Water St., Suite H
Kent, OH 44240
330-673-4970

FILM FESTIVAL PROSPECTUS:

Standing Rock Cultural Arts presents
The 16th Annual Standing Rock International Shorts Festival
This event will take place on Saturday, January 26th, 2019 at 8pm. Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St.,
Downtown Kent, Ohio
Open to all filmmakers and videographers worldwide with original work.
We are seeking films/videos that are 15 minutes in length or less.
DEADLINE:
Nov. 30 Preferred deadline*
Dec. 31 Final deadline
Traditional approaches as well as experimental or unconventional entries are welcome. We look for
Originality, Technical Skill, and Cultural Relevance as a way of screening our entries.


ABOUT THE COMPETITION:
The competition takes place in the 1st part of the festival, among shorts that are screened from around
the world. There are two awards.
1. Juried Choice
2. People's Choice
Criteria for Judging
1. Originality
2. Technical Skill
3. Cultural Relevance
Juried Choice award is a framed certificate announcing Best of Show among the jurors.
People's choice is $100 U.S. Cash award. The audience is given a ballot and votes for a favorite at
intermission. Ballots are counted and winner is announced at the end of the night. The winner of the
People's Choice award is also invited to be the featured artist for next year's festival.


ENTRY FEE
The nonrefundable $15 entry fee ($10 for Ohio residents) is for each film or video submitted.
Make checks or international money orders, drawn on a U.S. bank, payable to Standing Rock Cultural
Arts.
Filmmakers and video artists will also include postage for the return of their materials.

Standing Rock will accept the following formats:
* DVD
* VHS Videotape
* High-8
* DV tape

To enter, send your submission, entry fee, return postage, and application
form to:
Standing Rock Cultural Arts
300 N.Water St., Suite H
Kent, OH 44240
USA
Contact Standing Rock:
Phone: 330-673-4970
E-mail: info@standingrock.net

Nov. 30 Preferred deadline*
Dec. 31 Final deadline
Jan. 4 Jury notifications sent
Jan. 26 Film/Video Festival
Feb. 9 Films/Videos returned
*=We can accept submissions after November 30. Any films submitted before November 30, however,
are given a much higher priority.

This event will be heavily promoted through television, radio, newspaper, and magazine outlets. It will
also be promoted with fliers and bulk e-mailings.
Although the Standing Rock staff takes the utmost care within our secured facility, we will not be
responsible for any loss or damage. Submitting an entry to this competition constitutes an
understanding and agreement with all conditions.
Standing Rock Cultural Arts assumes the right to use stills from accepted films in promotional
materials. Any images used will be credited to the video artist or filmmaker that made it.
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