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Overcome Film Festival

23 October - 29 October 2019


Contact: Festival Director

E-mail: overcomefilmfestival@outlook.com

Phone: -

Fax: -

Address: 1950 W. Corporate Way 22948, address for requested materials
Anaheim
California
92801
Worldwide

Festival website

  • About
  • Submission Info

he Overcome Film Festival is the international event for all storytellers, filmmakers, and artists to tell the world their stories of survival and triumph over adversity. The official program will include Features and Short films in the categories of live-action, animation, narrative, non-narrative, experimental, and audiovisual poetry with multiple award categories. The Overcome Film Festival especially encourages and welcomes the entries of filmmakers all over the world who want to share their experiences in overcoming adversity or any other factor that has contributed to their growth as a person and motivated them to celebrate their existence. 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 regardless of where they come from in the world.

The Overcome Film Festival is an international event and everyone all over the world is encouraged and welcome to participate.

Theme(s): All themes/genres accepted. Filmmakers and films from all countries are welcomed.

Year established: 2017

Is this festival exclusively animation?: No - this is a film festival but with a specific animation category


Submission deadline:
31 March 2019

Entry fee:
(US Dollar) $10-25

Categories:

  • Film submissions will be categorized by the festival into the following Award Categories: BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM; BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM; BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT DOCUMENTARY FILM; BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE DOCUMENTARY FILM; BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM; BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM; BEST NATIONAL SHORT FILM; BEST NATIONAL FEATURE FILM; BEST AUDIOVISUAL NARRATIVE POETRY; 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 SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A SHORT FILM; BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A SHORT FILM; BEST ACTOR IN A NATIONAL FILM; BEST ACTRESS IN A NATIONAL FILM; OVERCOME FESTIVAL THEME AWARD.
  • Best Animation
  • Documentary
  • Feature Film

Submission methods:

  • Click For Festivals
  • FilmFestivalLife
  • FilmFreeway
  • Other
  • Withoutabox

Requirements:
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 works.
-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 on the festival's website.

-The Overcome Film Festival will not pay screening fees and it is assumed that any submitted film is both available to be screened, with no legal restrictions, and without expectation of a fee being paid.

-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.

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