South Shore Lakedance Film Festival Entry Application
(Please type or print neatly in black ink, and staple or clip all pages together. Make sure you read the official rules, and sign at the bottom in black ink)
Name of Film or Video:
Total Running Time:
Original Shooting Format:
If other please list:
Date Film/Video was Completed:
Aspect Ratio 4:3 16:9 Other
If other please list your aspect ratio
World Premiere North American Premiere U.S. Premiere
Midwest Premiere Indiana Premiere Northwest Indiana Premiere
If your film had any previous screening, please list them below:
You may select more than one.
Comedy Drama Thriller Horror Sci-Fi /Fantasy
Animation Erotica/Adult Experimental Student Exploitation
Low Budget Documentary Mockumentary
PLEASE ADD THE FOLLOWING TO YOUR APPLICATION
Include a typed cast list of each actor in your film/video and the role they played. Type “CAST LIST” on top of the paper, under “CAST LIST” type the name of your film/video.
Include a typed list of each crew member and their job on the project. Type “CREW LIST” at the top of the paper, under “CREW LIST” type the name of your film/video. This should include all directors, writers, producers, etc.
-3 Line Synopses of your film
OPTIONAL ITEMS TO INCLUDE IF YOU WISH
Connection with the project (director, producer, writer, etc.):
-FILM/VIDEO Submissions WILL NOT BE RETURNED!
-All Films/Videos Must be submitted on DVD-R
-Make checks or money orders for $20.00 payable to: Eric Alan Sera
Please Read and Sign this Release Form in BLACK INK
As a condition of entering the SOUTH SHORE LAKEDANCE FILM FESTIVAL I/we hereby certify that:
1. I/we am/are the director(s) or producer (s) or writer (s) of the film/video which I/we have submitted to the SOUTH SHORE LAKEDANCE FILM FESTIVAL.
2. I/we am/are the sole and exclusive owners(s) of all rights thereto and there are no disputes regarding ownership of the submission. I/we have full authority to submit the film/video to the SOUTH SHORE LAKEDANCE FILM FESTIVAL.
3. I/we guarantee the submitted film/video does not invade or defame the rights of any person, living or dead, and I/we fully indemnify the SOUTH SHORE LAKEDANCE FILM FESTIVAL against any claim made for such invasion, defamation or other violations of law.
4. I/we will indemnify, defend and hold harmless the SOUTH SHORE LAKEDANCE FILM FESTIVAL, its employees, sponsors, judges, individually and collectively, including their heirs, personal representatives, officers, directors, successors and assigns, from and against all claims, demands, losses, damages, costs, judgments, liabilities and expenses (including attorney’s fees) arising out of or in connection with any and all claims of third parties, whether or not groundless, based on any film/video or other materials submitted by me to the SOUTH SHORE LAKEDANCE FILM FESTIVAL.
5. I/we shall be solely responsible for taking all necessary steps to establish and protect my/our copyright in the submitted material, and the SOUTH SHORE LAKEDANCE FILM FESTIVAL.
SOUTH SHORE LAKEDANCE FILM FESTIVAL shall have no obligation with respect thereto. SOUTH SHORE LAKEDANCE FILM FESTIVAL shall have the right to reproduce all or part of said material for use in its publicity or teaching activities but shall not have the right to use said material for other commercial purposes.
6. I/we hereby grant SOUTH SHORE LAKEDANCE FILM FESTIVAL the nonexclusive right to use my name, photograph, and likeness in connection with any and all publicity and promotional activities regarding the SOUTH SHORE LAKEDANCE FILM FESTIVAL.
7. I/we understand the SOUTH SHORE LAKEDANCE FILM FESTIVAL accepts no liability whatsoever for loss or non-receipt of my film/video or for the unauthorized use of all or part of my film/video by any person and I/we agree to remain fully liable in connection therewith.
8. I/we understand that the SOUTH SHORE LAKEDANCE FILM FESTIVAL will not return and is not obligated to return my film/video or any other materials I/we have submitted to SOUTH SHORE LAKEDANCE FILM FESTIVAL.
9. I/we understand that this is a film/video competition, not an evaluation service and that the judges are not obligated to provide any feedback to the contestants regarding their film/video submission/s.
10. I/we hereby agree to abide by the decisions of the SOUTH SHORE LAKEDANCE FILM FESTIVAL Competition judges with regard to all matters and decisions, including those decisions involving their sole discretion, relating to the SOUTH SHORE LAKEDANCE FILM FESTIVAL.
11. I/we understand that the entry fee is non-refundable.
12. I/we have read all of the competition rules, regulations and release, understand them, and have complied with them. I/we understand that failure to adhere to the SOUTH SHORE LAKEDANCE FILM FESTIVAL rules, regulations, and release will result in disqualification for which no refund or entry fee(s) is due.
Printed Name:______________________ Signature:_________________________ Date:____________
Completed application with signature
DVD-R of your submission
Check or Money Order for $20 made payable to: Eric Alan Sera
(optional) Press Pack
(optional) Press Clippings/Reviews
(optional) Web Links
(optional) Still Pictures
Digital Pictures on CD-R or DVD-R
Send this application along with: check/money order, video/film on DVD-R to:
South Shore Lakedance Film Festival
4014 S. Wabash Ave
Hammond, IN 46327-1219
All entries must be postmarked by May 16, 2008, NO EXCEPTIONS!
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