San Diego UnderSea Film Exhibition
Dear Underwater FilmMaker,
We are very pleased to announce the 5th Annual San Diego UnderSea Film Exhibition scheduled for Friday and Saturday evening, October 1 & 2, 2004 at the state-of-the-art, large-format theater at the San Diego Natural History Museum in Balboa Park. Last year's Film Exhibition at the Oceans 2003 conference / Scripps Centennial, was an overwhelming success and we hope this year's will be even better.
Each evening’s program will consist of 14 to 16 short films, submitted by both accomplished professional and aspiring amateur underwater filmmakers and videographers.
To enter a film, edit a presentation of five minutes or less of your best underwater footage, and submit it to us, so that it is RECEIVED no later than July 1, 2004. Submissions are limited to three films/videos per filmmaker.
Films should have a soundtrack that complements the visual footage and may include narration, Filmmakers are also encouraged to introduce their No film can be longer than five minutes and at least 50% of the footage must be underwater. Please ensure that no part of your film infringes upon any rights, whether music, visual footage, personal, copyright, or any other legal right.
We are accepting only mini-DV NTSC tapes . Please submit a master copy, as these will be the show tapes. Please leave a 10-15 sec. blank leader at the beginning of your submissions. More than one film may be entered on a tape. If you have questions regarding the submission, feel free to contact us. To have tapes returned after the Film Exhibition, please include a proper sized, self-addressed, stamped envelope with proper postage. The San Diego UnderSea Film Exhibition is not responsible for lost or damaged tapes.
Film selection will be made by the 1st of August by our judges, who are renowned in the fields of visual arts and media. No entrant will be allowed to participate in the actual judging of the films/videos submitted for consideration. If you have three films entered and chosen by our judges, only two shows will be used in the film exhibition.
The San Diego UnderSea Film Exhibition reserves the right to use the films for the promotion of this event. All rights will remain with the owners of the films.
Please send your entries to: The San Diego UnderSea Film Exhibition c/o Bob Gladden, 10339 Thanksgiving Ln., San Diego, CA 92126. For any questions please call: (858) 695-0264 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Steve Douglas at: (619) 464-4505 or e-mail: email@example.com
Please include your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, film’s name and length, and a brief bio.
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