MIFF's 2014 REEL Music Video Art Competition presented by MTV and Tr3s
Festival Date: March 7 – 16, 2014
Deadline: January 13, 2014
Miami International Film Festival (MIFF), in partnership with MTV and Tr3s’ is seeking contemporary music videos of unique vision and superlative artistry from around the globe for 2014 REEL Music Video Art Competition. The competition is open to all musical acts and video artists with a special emphasis placed on Latin American work (including videos for U.S. Hispanic musical acts and/or videos created by U.S. Hispanic video artists).
REEL MUSIC VIDEO ART COMPETITION
Open to all musical acts and video artists with a special emphasis placed on Latin American work (including videos for U.S. Hispanic musical acts and/or videos created by U.S. Hispanic video artists).
I. COMPETITION SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Films must be music videos only.
Music videos should be a minimum of two (2) and a maximum of ten (10) minutes in length.
Music video film completion date must be March 1, 2013 or later.
Submissions must be final cuts
Submissions will be open from November 18, 2013 until January 13, 2014.
Submission deadline Monday, January 13, 2014 is FINAL, we cannot consider submissions after this date.
REEL Music Video Art submissions MUST be uploaded to reelport in an acceptable resolution.
There is NO FEE for submissions.
II. COMPETITION RULES
All submitters must use reelport to upload their submission prior to Monday, January 13, 2014 to be eligible for competition. Entries submitted after this date will not be considered.
MIFF’s programmers will determine and select the final ten (10)* music videos for the 2014 official selection in 31st Miami International Film Festival (March 7-16, 2014).
MIFF programmers and MTV staff members will determine one winning video from the final ten (10) official selections.
* MIFF reserves the right to adjust the number of video films in competition based on length and quality of final submissions.
REEL Music Video Art Competition Winner will receive:
REEL Music Video Art Award
Broadcast contract for MTV and Tr3s’ website.
IV. COMPETITION TIMELINE
November 18, 2013 Competition GO-LIVE date; Submissions open at reelport
January 13, 2014 Submissions Deadline (this is a FINAL deadline no extensions)
Late January REEL Music Art Competition shortlist of ten (10) titles announced by MIFF
February 1, 2014 Catalogue materials and exhibition copy due to MIFF for REEL Music Art Finalists
March 7 – 16, 2014 REEL Music Video Art program to be screened as part of MIFF 2014.
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RULES & REGULATIONS
I, the undersigned, acknowledge and agree to the following:
1. I have read, understood, and comply with all eligibility requirements of the Competition;
2. To the best of my knowledge, all of the statements in my submission application are true;
3. Neither this music video nor any of its components is subject to litigation nor is threatened by any litigation;
4. I am duly authorized to submit this music video the Festival and its Competition;
5. I hold Miami International Film Festival ("Festival") and Miami Dade College harmless from damage to or loss of the film en route or otherwise during the course of the Festival's possession of the film;
6. I understand that MIFF will provide MTV and Tr3s’ employees with administrative capabilities to review my online submission to ensure all rules and regulations are adhered to. This may include internet research to verify claims of the submitter.
7. Should this music video receive any award at Miami International Film Festival, I understand that the Director will be the sole recipient.
8. All items submitted to the Festival are non‐returnable.
Should my film be chosen as a finalist for REEL Music Video Art Program 2014, I agree to submit the following:
BluRay or HD file – this is the ONLY acceptable format. Files will be rendered to DCP and will remain the property of MIFF. Please label with title, director, running time, and submitter e‐mail/phone contact.
2‐3 Film Stills in high resolution, clearly labeled (preferably on CD in a .jpg file). Film stills should be at least 8 x 4.5 inches and 300 dpi at this size or larger. Pixel size minimum is 2400 X 1350. Film stills should be horizontal in orientation if possible.
MISSION & OBJECTIVE
Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) is a world‐class platform for International and Ibero‐American film. Presenting its 31st edition in March 2014, MIFF showcases the work of the world’s best emerging and established filmmakers to the diverse South Florida community. The Festival also features a Florida Focus program that celebrates outstanding work from aspiring and veteran Florida filmmakers.
Miami International Film Festival (MIFF), celebrating its 31st anniversary March 7 - 16, 2014, is considered the preeminent film festival for showcasing Ibero-American cinema in the U.S., and a major launch pad for all international and documentary cinema. The annual Festival, produced and presented by Miami Dade College, attracts more than 60,000 audience members and more than 400 filmmakers, producers, talent and industry professionals. It is the only major festival housed within a college or university. In the last five years, the Festival has screened films from more than 60 countries, including 300 World, International, North American, U.S. and East Coast Premieres. MIFF's special focus on Ibero-American cinema has made the Festival a natural gateway for the discovery of new talent from this diverse territory. The Festival also offers unparalleled educational opportunities to film students and the community at large. Major sponsors of the 2014 Festival include Knight Foundation, Lexus and Miami-Dade County. For more, visit miamifilmfestival.com or call 305-237-MIFF (3456).
The festival accepts online submissions only! Please do NOT send a DVD directly to the festival.
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ENTERING A FILM IN THIS FESTIVAL IMPLIES THE ACCEPTANCE OF THESE REGULATIONS!