International Mountainboard Film Festival
Where Adrenaline, Passion & Creativity Are Fused Together To Form A Mind Blowing Series Of Films
These are the Official Regulations:
Please ensure your film complies with all our Do’s & Don’ts rules for the film festival.
We are using Film Freeway for film submissions again which enables any mountainboarder and indie filmmaker to submit a film from anywhere in the world. By uploading your film our judges will be able to view, comment and score your films before the event.
Judges will be looking for:
- Originality & Creativity
- Production Value
- Structure & Pacing
- Sound Design
Do’s & Don’ts:
- By entering a film into our competition you agree that you have own all rights to the material used in picture, sound and music; And obtained clearances in writing (written proof if required) to be used in your film.
- You can use whatever equipment you like.
- Maximum length for “Go Big or Go Home” entry is 10 minutes.
- Maximum length for “60 Second Rush” entry is 60 seconds (1 minute)
- Submissions are to be uploaded via FilmFreeway.com unless otherwise stated then delivery can be on PC compatible USB Stick, SD-Card and encoded to our requirements. See Tech Specs.
- ALL entries must NOT have been broadcast on the internet or released on DVD in part, or in full. Broadcasting will mean any form of public viewing, i.e. You tube, etc. Public viewing is seen as gaining an unfair advantage by promoting the popularity of your film with the exception of the following.
- “Go Big or Go Home” You are allowed to create a 30 second trailer advertising your film being shown at the next film festival. Your trailer must be edited differently to the final edit shown at the film festival. Your trailer can be uploaded to all social media sites and must advertise the fact your film will be premièred at the “International Mountainboard Film Festival” on the end screen.
- “60 Second Rush” You are allowed to create a 10 second trailer advertising your film being shown at the next film festival. Your trailer must be edited differently to the final edit shown at the film festival. Your trailer can be uploaded to all social media sites and must advertise the fact your film will be premièred at the “International Mountainboard Film Festival” on the end screen.
- On your full length film accreditation of the festival i.e. “Made for International Mountainboard Film Festival” is to be included at the end for 5 seconds or more.
- You are not permitted to include any swear words (must be bleeped), sexual acts (including mimicking), suffering or character abuse, bullying, etc. All entries must be in English or have English subtitles.
- No blatant branding, product placement, logos or promoting of manufacturing company’s new products. You can credit products or manufactures on the end credit. We don’t want to see an advert.
- Films must be shot or edited in the 18 months leading up the film festival event date. The 18 months time frame is to allow unfinished films from previous to overlap film festivals
- NO More than 180 seconds of old/pre-recorded mountainboard footage can be used. This is footage shot outside the 18 month time frame.
- NO Copyrighted Material to be used unless you have written proof. You will be liable for any legal action if found out.
- By entering a film into our competition you will release the Film Festival, Competition Promoters, Event Organisers, Sponsors and their affiliates, Partners and Employees from any and all liability, claims, demands, and causes of action for third party claims (including intellectual property claims) personal injury and or damage, theft, or loss suffered in connection with this Competition or the use or acceptance of any prize/s.
- NO OVER THE TOP SHAKY CAM. Wobbly camera work on a big screen could make people sick.
- All films must reach us by the closing deadline.
- Tech Specs: Films must be able to Playback from a USB memory stick and our preferred projection file format is DivX, MKV, Mpeg4, H.264. We cannot accept any .mov files. We can play back PAL or NTSC as Standard Definition, Plus all 720 and 1080 High Definition formats. At present we cannot accept 4k material at this time.
- ATBJunkies reserve the right to amend the competition rules and deadline.
- ATBJunkies reserves the right not to award prizes or substitute prizes if the standard of production in the films does not justify the value of the prize or provide substitute prizes in the event that the specified Prize is unavailable for reasons beyond our control. Cash or credit alternatives will not be offered.
- Not sure about the rules or need help please email us. firstname.lastname@example.org
Any films that do not comply with these rules and terms may be excluded from the festival.