East Hampton TV Festival defines:
Our TV programming features new series and season premiere, EHTV Festival has also highlighted the work of independently produced TV projects through our Pilots Season program.
Selected projects will be presented to the public at the 2019 EHTV F
Eligible projects include episodic projects created for broadcast television and/or streaming. Submitted pilots must show the potential for serial growth; standalone short films will not be considered.
– TV Series any film with a running time not greater than 60 minutes
– TV Pilot any film with running time from 22 minutes to 60 minutes
– Animated Film any animated film with running time from 2 minutes to 60 minutes
– Cooking Show any program with running time from 30 minutes to 60 minutes
– Reality TV Show any program with running time from 30 minutes to 60 minutes
– Documentary feature any documentary film no greater than 90 minutes
Films must have been completed in the current or previous year (2017/18/19)
The applicant holds the sole responsibility of copyright clearance of any copyrighted material in the film.
Films including unauthorized copyrighted material are ineligible.
Films not in English must be subtitled in English unless dialogue is minimal and not necessary for the comprehension of the film.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Films can be returned if the filmmaker sends us a pre-paid FedEx or any other carrier they wish to use.
SCRIPT COMPETITION RULES
RULES AND SUBMISSIONS
Scripts must be written in English
GENERAL RULES FOR SCRIPT
Script Writers irrevocably grants EAST HAMPTON TV FESTIVAL - EHTVF - the right to use, for promotional purposes, a brief synopsis of the Script if it is selected as a finalist by the Festival.
SUBMIT YOUR SCRIPT IN A PDF FILE. Copyright:
It is the Writer sole responsibility to register material with the U.S. Copyright Office and/or with the Writers Guild of America (WGA) West or the appropriate agency in his/her country.
TERMS & CONDITIONS:
By clicking on Agree below, the undersigned Script Writer hereby irrevocably offers to EHTVF Script Competition (“Festival”) the right to list the title, brief synopsis and writer's name for the script submitted herewith (“Script”) in the Festival Program Guide as determined best by the Festival in its sole discretion.
EHTVF won’t ACCEPT:
- SCRIPTS OF ANY EXISTING TV SERIES / TV SHOWS.
- SCRIPTS ALREADY IN DEVELOPMENT
- HAD MONEY INVESTED ARE NOT ELIGIBLE.
If Festival selects the Script for the Festival; the Festival shall have the irrevocable right, but not the obligation, to announce the Script's Official Selection status at the 2020 EHTVF Program Guide, at Festival’s sole discretion.
The undersigned individual or corporation submitting the Script (referred to as “Script Writer” herein) hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the script for listing and to accept the terms of this Submission Agreement as Script Writer or Script Writer’s authorized representative; that it understands and accepts the terms of this Submission Agreement; and that all information it has provided on the submission form is accurate and may be used by Festival for promotional purposes.
The Festival reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel any event due to storm, power outage, flood, war, civil unrest, fire, earthquake or any other circumstance deemed beyond the Festival's control. If an event is cancelled and the Festival is unable to re-schedule it, advance tickets are refunded. If the event can be re-scheduled, the Festival will offer replacement tickets to that event and, if the advance ticket holder is unable to attend at the new date and time, a refund of the face value of the ticket will be given.
Script Writer shall indemnify and hold EAST HAMPTON TV FESTIVAL (EHTVF) harmless 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 in connection with the Script involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, and/or loss of or damage to the script submitted. In particular, Filmmaker expressly warrants it has obtained all necessary copyright clearances for original works of authorship used in the Script.
Dates & Deadlines:
Regular DEADLINE December 31, 2019
LATE DEADLINE: January 31, 2020
EXTENDED DEADLINE: February 25, 2020
NOTIFICATION: MARCH 1, 2020
FESTIVAL DATES: July 23 & 24, 2020
GUILD HALL OF EAST HAMPTON
150 MAIN ST, EAST HAMPTON, NY 11937
EHTVF is under no obligation to provide comments regarding submitted films to any applicant. The festival is not responsible for any internal comments obtained by the applicant regarding their film.
EHTVF accepts: Blu-Ray – DCP – QuickTime Player via Mac Pro