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Overcome Film Festival

Opening Date: 
October 31, 2017
Earlybird Deadline: 
November 13, 2017
Regular Deadline: 
January 31, 2018
Late Deadline: 
March 31, 2018
Extended Deadline: 
September 10, 2018
Notification Date: 
October 15, 2018
Event Date: 
October 23, 2018 to October 29, 2018
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
October 31, 2017 Opening Date
January 31, 2018 Earlybird Deadline
March 31, 2018 Regular Deadline
June 30, 2018 Late Deadline
September 10, 2018 Extended Deadline
October 15, 2018 Notification Date
October 23 to 29, 2018 Event Date
 
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

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/2018festivalinformation.html
Address: 

Address for mailing submission materials only: 700 N Valley St Ste. B, 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/2018festivalinformation.html
Social: 
https://twitter.com/OvercomeFest
https://www.facebook.com/Overcome-Film-Festival-1621029094597823/

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