Welcome to the Sound And Vision International Film & Technology Festival. We are a unique film festival showcasing short form, feature length and documentary films utilizing a high regard for art, design, sound, vision and technology. If you share a unique vision in science, art, music or technology then The Sound And Vision International Film & Technology Festival is right for you.
Each winner of the following categories will receive our coveted GOLD S.A.A.V.Y (Sound, Art, And Visionary of the Year) AWARD. There will be 2 other nominations per category which are SILVER S.A.A.V.Y (2nd place nomination) and BRONZE S.A.A.V.Y (3rd place nomination). The GOLD, SILVER & BRONZE S.A.A.V.Y AWARDS are rendered as a certificate and trophy. Other awards such as our VISION AWARD, STUDENT VISION AWARD & HONORABLE MENTION AWARD are rendered only as certificates (and not trophies) to the nominators. The awards can be picked up at our award ceremony or can be mailed to the filmmaker.
THE SAAVY AWARDS ARE FOR THE CATEGORIES AS FOLLOWS:
Best Short Film (Best short film)
Best Animated Short (Best animated short film)
Best Feature Film (Best feature film)
Best Animated Feature (Best animated feature film)
Best Music Video (Best music video of any type or genre)
Best Documentary (Best documentary)
Best Corporate Video (Best corporate video)
Best Promotional Video (Best promotional video)
Best Screenplay (Best screenplay)
1. The Selection Process
Selections for the Sound and Vision International Film & Technology Festival are made by an official selection committee. Selected films are then judged based on artistic merit and originality. Your film need not include sex and violence!
The selection committee views each and every one of the films submitted. Various levels of selection are used to determine the final films to be screened for the preliminary judges. Unfortunately, due to the number of entries we receive, we cannot communicate with every filmmaker as to the status of their film. If your film is selected, we will contact you using the information provided on the official entry form.
2. Official Rules
Deadline - All submissions must be received no later than Midnight, August 22nd, 2020. Your entry fee must be included with your submission.
Format - Although the film may be shot in any manner you feel necessary, if you would like to mail in your submission, the submission must be on NTSC DVD, Region 1 DVD, All Region DVD, or a Quicktime .MOV File on a DATA DVD or DATA CD. You may submit more than one film. Please use separate DVDs and entry forms for each title. For screenplays please submit a stapled paper copy or a digital file as a Data CD or DVD in either Word or PDF formats.
Film Information - Please feel free to include any kind of publicity material or information regarding the film along with your submission.
Notification - If you are selected, you will be contacted, either by phone or e-mail.
You can submit via FilmFreeway.com or print out the entry form and send it along with your submission fee and entry to:
360 SOUND AND VISION LTD
1562 1st Ave, #321
NYC, NY 10028
All entries and material sent will not be returned. The entry form also doubles as a release form, giving The Sound and Vision International Film & Technology Festival the right to use your film in anyway necessary in conjunction with the festival. Submission by you of a film constitutes your understanding and agreement to these official rules.
ALL SHORT FILMS - $10
ALL FEATURE FILMS - $25
ALL DOCUMENTARIES - $20
ALL CORPORATE VIDEOS - $25
ALL PROMOTIONAL VIDEOS - $25
ALL MUSIC VIDEOS - $10
ALL SCREENPLAYS - $25