13th Parish Festival of Independent Film takes place in Jersey, Channel Islands. 13th Parish showcases the best of independent world cinema, including short film, documentaries and features.
Located just 24km from the shores of France, 13th Parish culturally connects this beautiful archipelago with it's neighbours and the wider creative world
Best International Short Film
Made In Jersey Award
Jenny Lecoat award for Script-writing
Rules and Regulations for Entries
The festival takes place May 18th to 21st 2023
Regular deadline is March 24th 2023.
Late entry deadline is April 14th 2023.
1. Entry Requirements
Please list the screening history of your film.
We welcome short films, documentaries and features. All genres are welcome including animation and experimental films.
Films of all lengths are welcome.
2. Preview Screeners
Films may be submitted for pre-selection through password protected online screening formats such as Vimeo.
3. Entry Procedure and Selection
*Selected films will be notified mid April and you will be asked to provide suitable film images for publication, plus technical information, and confirmation of the screening format.
*Please note that by entering your film to 13th Parish we take it on your good faith, that should your film be selected, it is available to screen with us. Therefore we do not accept late withdrawal of films from the festival on the basis of other festivals selection or requests. Thank you for your understanding that this is a strict rule.
4. Screening Copies
We request all films to be available on a high res file. Some films once confirmed may require DCP but we will notify you of this if that is the case.
Technical requirements will be communicated upon selection.
Films not in the English language must be available with English subtitles.
5. Shipping of screening copies to 13th Parish
Screening copies must arrive to us digitally no later than May 2nd 2023. This is important as all copies must be checked in advance of screening.
The cost of DCP inbound copies of films must be borne by the print source.
13th Parish will bear responsibility for one way shipping only.
6. Promotional Material
Participation at 13th Parish includes giving the festival permission to use promotional clips of your film to a maximum 10% of the overall running time. Clips will be used in the context of the promotion of the festival and the film itself only and for no other reason.
If you need clarification on any of the above, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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