Hotchkiss Film Fest 2018 Submission Form
Thank you for your interest in the Seventh Annual Hotchkiss Film Festival. Please fill out the following form to enter your film in the competition. For multiple film submissions, please resubmit a new form for each film. Upon receiving your submission and submission fee we will send you a confirmation. Your film submission will not be reviewed until we have received your submission fee. The finalists will be selected and notified by early May.

All Hotchkiss students' submission fees are waived.

Submission Deadlines:
Early Submission: Before March 10th - $5 per film
Regular Submission: By April 1st - $8 per film
Final Deadline: By April 23rd - $15 per film

***Note: All international submissions (films submitted by students from schools outside the US) are free of charge.

Submission Rules:
1. The film must be made by a student (or a group of students) who currently attends high school. No production or distribution company may be affiliated with the film.
2. The film length must be less than 20 minutes. We encourage films to aim for a film length between three to seven minutes long.
3. All student films, regardless of their premiere status at other film festivals, may be submitted. We accept any film genre, including but not limited to narrative, documentary, experimental, and music video.
4. The festival will not be held responsible for the unauthorized use of any copyrighted materials within or relating to the film.
5. All films that contain a language other than English must provide on-screen english subtitles.
6. The filmmaker must ensure that the submission fee is paid. (Fee is waived for international submissions.) Payments should be paid by cash or check to The Hotchkiss School. Mail payments to
Ann Villano
11 Interlaken Road
Lakeville, CT 06039
7. Films may not contain explicit sexual content or other content inappropriate for audiences under age 18.
8. If the submitter fails to comply with any of the rules above, the festival reserves the right to disqualify any film submitted by the student or teacher.

Email address *
Full name *
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Date of Birth *
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Additional Contact Info
Alternate email address, phone number, mailing address, etc.
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Name of School *
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Grade *
Film Title *
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Film Link *
Please provide a link to your film on Vimeo, YouTube, or other online file-sharing devices such as Google Drive or Dropbox. If you would like to mail a DVD, please indicate by typing "DVD submission" below and contact directly for a mailing address and further instructions.
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Film Length *
Film length may not exceed 15 minutes, including title and credits.
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Film Description/Synopsis *
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Name(s) of Director, Screenwriter, Producer(s), Actors, and others who worked on the film *
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Submission Fee Payment Method *
Please mail your submission fee to: Ann Villano, 11 Interlaken Road, Lakeville, CT 06039
Additional Information *
Feel free to include any other additional information you feel necessary.
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