Submission Form - 2020-2021
Submitting by mail:
WORLD MUSIC AND INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
Please include this form with your DVD screener submission after you have paid submission fees via Paypal. (Pay Pal e-mail account- email@example.com)Check or Money order payable to MJD Productions and mail it to MJD Productions 17294 Fairbourne Drive Jeffersonton, VA 22724
Submission fee (Early submission - $35.00 April)
(Regular Deadline - $45.00 May)
(Late Deadline - $55.00 June)
(Extended Deadline - $65.00 July)
(Final Deadline - $70.00. August-September)
Screenplay - Short or Feature
Music Video - (Category)__________________________
Title of Film: _________________
Running Time: _______
Web Site URL: _______
Date Film Completed: _______________
Country of Production:
Contact Person: _______
State or Province: __________________
Work Phone: ________________
If you have any questions about the submission rules, please contact us.
All submissions must mention what category they are applying for.
A log-line and a short synopsis of your work must be included with your film submission.
For your convenience we accept online submissions for screening via Withoutabox. If you choose to mail your copies, please send 2 copies of your DVD (NTSC format only) or Blu-Ray to:
17294 Fairbourne Drive
Jeffersonton VA 22724 USA
Entry materials will not be returned. Incomplete entries will not be considered. DO NOT use paper labels on the DVDs. DO NOT package your submission in shredded paper envelopes! Bubble-wrap is best. DO NOT send an SASE (self-addressed, stamped envelope), as preview materials cannot be returned.
All submission fees are non-refundable.
International submissions must be paid for by credit card. US submissions have the additional option of paying by money order. Make them payable to MJD Productions.
Entries may be submitted on behalf of another, provided said other has authorized the submission.
There is no limit on how many entries you may submit, but each entry must have a separate submission and entry fee.
All films must be provided in their original language, with English subtitles. The “original language" refers to that in which a film is, or will be, exhibited in its country of origin. No dubbed video tapes or DVDs will be previewed or considered.
Films previously submitted to WMIFF will only be considered if they have been re-edited and re-entered as new submissions, including all applicable entry fees.
Films are selected on an invite-only basis from eligible entries by the programming committee. Each film invited to be part of the Official Selection in competition by the Board of Directors/Programming Committee.
All participants with officially-selected films in the competition will be informed via email. Please ensure you provide us with the right email address.
The winner in each category will be announced at the Caribbean cruise gala scheduled to occur following the close of the competition.
Award winners and nominees will be announced on the WMIFF website, our social media page and in our online magazine/newsletters. If your film is selected for screening, or if your submission is a finalist, please make every effort to attend the film festival. At this time WMIFF does not provide financing for any travel, accommodation, or gala tickets.
Selected films must be made available for Festival presentation in DVD or Blu-Ray format.
During the entire duration of the WMIFF, none of the films invited may be shown outside the Festival's official theaters before their official screenings.
Submission Labeling & Shipping:
All submissions must be labeled with the film title, running time and contact information (including name, address and phone number) and WAB tracking number. International shipments must be accompanied by a commercial invoice (containing the film title, run time, format (color or b&w), value of shipment and sender's name and address). 19) Screeners and shipping documents should be marked: Without commercial value, for cultural purposes only. All film submissions must be shipped prepaid and packed in proper containers to arrive at the WMIFF office no later than their respective deadlines.