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Overcome Film Festival

Opening Date: 
November 01, 2018
Earlybird Deadline: 
January 31, 2019
Regular Deadline: 
March 31, 2019
Late Deadline: 
June 30, 2019
Extended Deadline: 
September 10, 2019
Notification Date: 
October 15, 2019
Event Date: 
October 23, 2019 to October 29, 2019
Festival Description: 

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About the Festival
The Overcome Film Festival is a venue for all storytellers, filmmakers, and artists to tell the world their stories of survival and triumph over adversity. It is the focus of the film festival to give survivors a voice and a venue to share their life experiences and provide hope to others. Everyone is invited to participate with their work. Animation, narrative and non-narratives, audiovisual poetry films, and experimental works are accepted. The Overcome Film Festival especially encourages the entries of anyone who wants to share their experiences in overcoming challenges, illnesses, disabilities or any other factor that has contributed to their growth as a person and motivated them to celebrate their existence. The Overcome Film Festival is an international event and everyone all over the world is encouraged and welcome to participate.
 
Dates & Deadlines
November 1, 2018 Opening Date
January 31, 2019 Earlybird Deadline
March 31, 2019 Regular Deadline
June 30, 2019 Late Deadline
September 10, 2019 Extended Deadline
October 15, 2019 Notification Date
October 23 to 29, 2019 Event Date
 
Awards & Prizes: 
Awards & Prizes
The Overcome Film Festival will publish the name of the winners online and certificates will be awarded. As the festival is about providing a voice to survivors, financial awards and prizes will be foregone in lieu of certificates.
Award Categories

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM
BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM
BEST AUDIOVISUAL NARRATIVE POETRY
BEST NATIONAL SHORT FILM
BEST NATIONAL FEATURE FILM
BEST DIRECTOR OF AN INTERNATIONAL FILM
BEST DIRECTOR OF A NATIONAL FILM
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
BEST EDITING
BEST ART DIRECTION
BEST DOCUMENTARY STORY IN A FEATURE FILM
BEST FICTION STORY IN A FEATURE FILM
BEST DOCUMENTARY STORY IN A SHORT FILM
BEST FICTION STORY IN A SHORT FILM
BEST ACTOR IN A FEATURE FILM
BEST ACTRESS IN A FEATURE FILM
BEST ACTOR IN A SHORT FILM
BEST ACTRESS IN A SHORT FILM
BEST ACTOR IN A NATIONAL FILM
BEST ACTRESS IN A NATIONAL FILM
OVERCOME FESTIVAL THEME AWARD

BEST ANIMATED FILM

 

Rules & Terms: 
Rules & Terms
Submit your work via the submission platforms provided. Winners will be notified via email.
The Overcome Film Festival cannot accept the following works: Anything that you are not the author and copyright holder of the work you submit. Offensive, illegal, discriminatory, or harmful. Anything that discloses the personal information and likeness of any individual that you do not have written permission to do so. Anything that you are not comfortable allowing us to show in public. Submission means you read and agree to the complete rules and terms of the festival. Please be aware that if your film is selected to run in the festival, you will be requested to subtitle and narrate your film as the focus of the festival is to include everyone.
Our connection
Festival Organizers: 
Overcome Film Festival Team
Modifier Group
Festival Contact Information: 
overcomefilmfestival@outlook.com
Website: 
http://www.overcomefilmfestival.modifiergroup.com
Address: 

Address for mailing submission materials only: 1950 W. Corporate Way, 22948 Anaheim CA 92801, United States

Submission Address: 
Use the online platforms indicated on the festival site to submit all materials: http://www.overcomefilmfestival.modifiergroup.com
Social: 
https://twitter.com/OvercomeFest
https://www.facebook.com/Overcome-Film-Festival-1621029094597823/

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