From: Ken Bawcom (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Aug 21 2006 - 18:48:52 PDT
While I don't think the answer I offer is adequate, I think it is
Submitting to a series is like a job interview, since if their film is
selected, it will probably be rented for projection.
A film festival does not pay for the films shown, but is a competition,
and offers the chance to win awards, usually money. Traditionally, we
pay money to enter contests.
Quoting john porter <email suppressed>:
>> outside of festivals,
>> most places with screening series do
>> not charge filmmakers for the privilege of having
>> their work considered.
> Yes. Why is that? Why don't most SERIES charge
> submission fees, when most festivals do?
> (Sorry if SERIES were already discussed in that "entry
> fees" thread a while back.)
> John Porter, Toronto, Canada
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