Registration for 46th Melbourne International Movie Festival

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

    DEFINITIONS

    A NON-PROFESSIONAL MOVIE is made exclusively for the pleasure and challenge. There must not be any profit motive involved and it must not have been, or intended to be, sold, offered for sale or hire. Any movie funded or sponsored in full or in part from an outside source is not eligible.

  1. Entry fee of $A5.00 per movie must be received prior to 30th August 2013 or the entry will not be accepted.
  2. Please make cheques payable to OAKLEIGH MOVIE CLUB.

  3. Australian entrants are required to meet transient and/or return movie costs. An additional amount of $A5.00 per movie together with the entry fee is required for return of movies.

    Overseas entrants requesting return of their movie must forward a bank draft covering the entry fee plus $A20.00 per movie to meet return postage. 
    Please make cheques payable to OAKLEIGH MOVIE CLUB.
    Note: Coins other than Australian will NOT be accepted.

  4. The Festival Committee reserves the right to re-classify/reject any movie.

  5. The Festival Committee reserves the right to reject, withdraw or terminate any movie considered not to be entertaining or suitable for screening to a general audience.

  6. Videos may be VHS, SVHS (PAL or NTSC), DVD, Blu-Ray, Mini DV (SP PAL only) and must have a 10 second black lead in and only one movie per cassette or disc. Complete films copied to video are acceptable.  English dialogue is preferred for all entries.

  7. Whilst every precaution will be taken with all entries, no responsibility for any loss or damage to movies can be accepted.

  8. The Festival Committee reserves the right to copy and/or televise all or part of any movie entered for publicity purposes.

  9. The decision of the judges is absolute and final.

  10. AWARDS

    • The top movie in each classification will receive a Bronze Cineman Award provided they attain the required standard. In the event of a tie, the judges shall be asked to determine the winning movie in that classification by a secret ballot.

    • There must be two or more entrants in the classifications of Photoplay, General or Documentary/Travel for a trophy to be awarded.

    • The highest scoring movie overall will be declared the outright winner of the Festival. In the event of a tie, the judges shall be asked to determine the winning movie by secret ballot.

    • The outright winner will receive the Gold Cineman Award in lieu of the Bronze Cineman Award.

    • The FESTIVAL COMMITTEE RESERVES the right to withhold any or all awards if entries are not up to the standard of the competition.

    • Additional Awards and Diplomas of Merit will be awarded at the discretion of the Festival Committee.


    PLEASE NOTE

    All movies will be retained by the Festival Committee unless you direct as follows:

    • Return of your movie by regular mail (Aust.) or economy mail (Overseas) and have forwarded the cost of postage as stated in item 2 above.






    • To be collected personally by arrangement.






    POSTAGE

    Refer to item 2 above for postage information.





    THANK YOU FOR BEING PART OF THE 46th MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL MOVIE FESTIVAL

    Please note change of procedure from previous years for submitting your 46th Melbourne International Movie Festival Entry Form.

    46th Melbourne International Movie Festival Entry Form, needs to be downloaded from either link shown below (right mouse button click and select the option to "Save As"), complete the form and then either mail the form to John Stevenson or send to the following postal address:

           John Stevenson
           1/119 Athol Road
           Springvale South, VIC 3172
           AUSTRALIA
           +61 3 9546 7254
           Email: jastevo40@bigpond.com




    Entries should be addressed and sent to:

    John Stevenson
    1/119 Athol Road
    Springvale South, VIC 3172
    AUSTRALIA
    +61 3 9546 7254
    jastevo40@bigpond.com




     

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