VR FireFit Film Festival

VR FireFit Film Festival

Welcome to VR FireFit Film Festival - a VR Video Film Festival We accept VR Videos with: Immersive storytelling [ Need help to create a VR Video, check this video out by John…

Festival

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Sep 6, 2022

Location

Australia

Artform

Digital

Welcome to VR FireFit Film Festival – a VR Video Film Festival

We accept VR Videos with:
Immersive storytelling

[ Need help to create a VR Video, check this video out by John from Spiel Creative – https://youtu.be/VTvTXw_wIkw?t=68 ]

Filmmaker’s posters, information or trailers are showcased online via the festival website and via Live Interviews.

If your VR Video is selected as a Finalist on February 28, 2023 it will be part of a VR screening (via Veer.tv) at our studio in March 11, 2023 and will also be part of a Live Stream Event (live streamed via our secure password protected pay-per-view player) on the same day.

By submitting your film, you accept that VR FireFit Film Festival may also use the films for its educational, promotional and non-commercial activities. Films archived will never be shown or released by VR FireFit Film Festival in full online without the direct consent of its owners.

NOTE: After the screening/live stream we will delete and erase all films from our systems.

Award Winner Prizes:
– Award Winner Laurel
– Award Winner 360 Camera or VR Headset, can choose between a:
GoPro Max
or
Oculus Quest 2

We accept VR Videos from any country in the:
Category 360° Short Films.

The Film Festival is open to individuals who are 18 years of age or older.
Films must be 20 minutes or less in duration including credits.
There are no restrictions on whether your film has been online or screened by other film festivals.

CATEGORY AWARDS
Best 360° Short Film

FILM ELIGIBILITY
To be eligible for submission, your film must adhere to the following conditions:
1. Submit your film via FilmFreeway, Vimeo, YouTube or Veer.tv
2. Film duration is to be 20 minutes or less (including credits)
3. English subtitles are required if your film has dialogue or text in a language other than English
6. Must be shot in min. 4K
~ Please upload a .MP4 or .MOV file that is at least 3840px in width (4K)
3D top-bottom 360 x 180 or 3D side-by-side 360 x 180 or Monoscopic 360 x 180
7. By submitting you agree, if selected as a Finalist, to have your film screened at LundinStudio (via Veer.tv) as well as live streamed via our secure password protected pay-per-view player in March 2023.
NOTE: After the screening/live stream we will delete and erase all films from our systems.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
By submitting, VR FireFit Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilise an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorised to commit the film for screening via live streaming, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless VR FireFit Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.

SELECTION PROCESS
The Selection Committee is composed of various directors, producers and filmmakers alike. This committee is responsible for the selection of the films throughout every submission category. Every film submitted that adheres to the conditions for submission is watched and judged by the committee. Applicants will be informed of the selection of their film by the date posted for each month. Notification will take place through the FilmFreeway website.

AWARDS
The inclusion of award prizes and the value of prizes is subject to change.

FESTIVAL AND FILMS PROMOTION
Right holders grant VR FireFit Film Festival, without compensation, the right to reproduce excerpts of the films (excerpts limited to 10% of the duration of the film and in any case shall not exceed 1.5 minutes), stills, posters, synopsis and/or any other texts related to their films for promotional purposes of the Festival, on any support and any media, press and the Internet included. The producers also hereby guarantee that they have the legal authority to grant such rights and have cleared all rights related to the films (including, but not limited, to the music).

SCREENINGS
Finalists will have their short film screened in the Festival’s Screening Event in March 2023. This will be a screening at LundinStudio or other venue, as well as a Live Stream Event. The films will have a VR FireFit Film Festival watermark for the live stream. Overall winners, in each category, will be announced on the night as judged by a panel of film professionals. After the screening/live stream we will delete and erase all films from our systems.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
The submission of your film certifies that you have the full ownership of the rights granted above on the submitted film according to our regulations; and acknowledges that VR FireFit Film Festival is not liable for any claims or expenses asked from any third party regarding any rights matter.

ARCHIVE
By submitting your film, you accept that VR FireFit Film Festival may also use the films for its educational, promotional and non-commercial activities. Films archived will never be shown or released by VR FireFit Film Festival in full online without the direct consent of its owners. After the screening/live stream we will delete and erase all films from our systems.

REFUND POLICY
Accidental submission, non-qualifying film, or any other circumstance which is not the fault of VR FireFit Film Festival will not be considered for refund. This is why it is extremely important to read the Conditions of Submission above carefully in order to assure you qualify before submitting your film.

CANCELLATION / TRANSFER OF FESTIVAL
The VR FireFit Film Festival reserves the right to cancel the event and/or competition, and/or to change the various venues of the event.

ACCEPTANCE OF ABOVE CONDITIONS
Submitting a film to the Festival implies the full acceptance of the Terms and Conditions mentioned above.

Coal Coast Film Festival changed name in 2021 to VR FireFit Film Festival, as we now run as a VR Video Film Festival.

For more information, visit VR FireFit Film Festival

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