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The trailer, teaser, or preview may be for any project and used to promote said project at any stage including, but not limited to, conceptual, developmental, pre-production, production, post-production or completed work. It may represent a fictional feature film or video movie, short film or documentary, book (complete, incomplete, published, or un-published) e-book, multimedia project, educational video, music video, TV Show, web series or video trailer. The trailer, teaser or preview may also promote a cause about which you want the world to know.

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Generate exposure! Build and grow a loyal fan base! Secure financial support from potential investors or sponsorship. Use it as a pitch. Whatever your reason is, FilmMakers Global Movie Trailer Festival can be your ally in getting you closer to the dream.

AWARDS AND PRIZES
The best overall trailer (promoting a movie, book, new media project, etc) will be awarded. Festival Awards include:

1) Best Trailer of the Festival awarded Emerging Artist Award Trophy .
2) Best Student Trailer of the Festival Award.
4. Best Feature Length Screenplay Award
3) Best Soundtrack of the Festival Award.
4) Best Songwriter of the Festival Award.
5) Top 5 standard and student Promoted to distribution companies worldwide.
6) Top 5 standard and student trailers posted on the homepage of Filmmakers.com for a period of 3 months and then moved to the home page of the festival, where it will be promoted for an additional 3 months.
7)Top 5 standard and student posted and promoted on GTFF's social media pages/channels
8. Certificate of Achievement Award + Laurel to:
A) Best Emerging Artist, Director of the Festival
B) Best Emerging Artist, Student Director of the Festival
C) Best Emerging Artist, Producer of the Festival
E) Best Emerging Artist, Student Producer of the Festival
E) Best Emerging Talent of the Festival awarded to cast
F) Best Emerging Talent of the Festival awarded to crew
G) Best Emerging Artist, Music Composer
H) Best Emerging Artist, Student Music Composer

Short Film Awards & Prizes
Global Recognition is our aim and promting Creative Artists in Film, Music, and Writing is what we are all about. Awards given for:

1)) Best Short Film Award (trophy)
2) Best short Student Film Award (Emerging Artist Laurel)
3) Best Soundtrack Award (Laurel)
4) Best Director Award (Emerging Artist Laurel)
5) Best Screenplay Award (Emerging Artist Laurel)
6) Best Female Actor Award (Emerging Artist Laurel)
7) Best Male Actor Award (Emerging Artist Laurel)
8) Best Cinematographer Award (Emerging Artist Laurel)
9. Best Cast Award (Laurel to main cast)
10. Best Crew Award (Emerging Artist Laurel é department heads)
11) Best Film Composer (Emerging Artist Laurel)
12) Best Film Editor Award (Emerging Artist Laurel)
13) Best Sound Designer (Emerging Artist Laurel)
14) Best Production Manager/Designer (Emerging Artist Laurel)
15) Best Costume Designer Award (Emerging Artist Laurel)
16) Top 5 standard and student Promoted to distribution companies worldwide.
17) Top 5 standard and student posted on the homepage of Filmmakers.com for a period of 3 months and then moved to the home page of the festival, where it will be promoted for an additional 3 months.
18)Top 5 standard and student posted and promoted on GTFF's social media pages/channels

ELIGIBILITY

FilmMakers Global Movie Trailer Festival (FGMTF)

FilmMakers Global New Media, Book & Movie Trailer Festival is open to anyone (world wide) except all employees, directors, associates, festival judges, and, the immediate families of FilmMakers.com, the affiliates and sponsors and their immediate families.

The movie trailer, book trailer, media trailer, etc. must run no less than 10 seconds and no more than 4 1/2 minutes.

RULES & GUIDELINES

The trailer must either be the original work of submitter or the submitter has secured all the rights and has all the paperwork available upon request.

Rules & Terms - Short Film
1. The short film must run no less than 120 seconds and no more than 49 minutes.
2. The short film must either be the original work of submitter or the submitter has secured all the rights and has all the paperwork available upon demand to GTF.
3. All submissions must be uploaded online (filmfreeway.com, Youtube.com or Vimeo.com)
4. If dialogue and/or title cards in the short film are in a language other than English, you must provide English subtitles or title cards (or script) that will accurately represent the dialogue.
5. The winners, finalists and semifinalists grant permission to FilmMakers.com to: post on its web site, social media sites, festival related sites, affiliates sites, etc. the trailer, pictures, a clip or clips, or any part thereof including but not limited to video, audio, content, music, names, etc; use their names and/or likenesses, for publicity and promotional, ongoing festival funding efforts, and other festival related purposes and activities, without any compensation.
6. Festival applicants must accept without reservation the decisions rendered by the jurors.
7. Contestant understands and accepts without reservation that he/she/ is an independent contractor and FilmMakers.com or GFF is not responsible for withholding any taxes or payments to any government agency, at any level, be it state/provincial, local or federal in any country.

Short Film - 2 to 12 minutes
The short film or documentary can be in any genre or language. For language other than English subtitles or a script are required. The film must run no less than 2 minutes and no longer than 12 minutes

Short Film - 12:01 to 49 minutes
The short film or documentary can be in any genre or language. For language other than English subtitles or a script are required. The film must run no less than 12:01 minutes and no longer than 49 minutes.

All submissions must be uploaded online (Youtube.com or Vimeo.com)
(If user name and/or password is required please infom us via email)

Any copyrighted material used in the trailer. like music, images, talent, dialogue, content, etc must have the permission of owner (s). In the event the trailer is a finalist in the Filmmakers Global Trailer Festival, the producer of trailer or submitter will have all documentation available upon request.

If dialogue and/or title cards in the trailer are in a language other than English, you must provide English subtitles and/or title cards that will accurately represent the dialogue.

Include your trailer's TITLE on the trailer.

Applicants under the age of 18 years old must have a parent or guardian submit the application on their behalf, and agree with all the terms of FGMTF.

If the applicant is a finalist or semifinalist he/she/they agree to give FilmMakers.com the permission to post on any of its web sites, the synopsis, photo, and trailer.

Contest applicants must accept without reservation the decisions rendered by the jurors

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  • Amanda Ramirez

    Very proud that not only our trailer was selected but we the TOP TEN for 2018.
    Thank you for your support.

    October 2018
  • I was absolutely thrilled to be apart of this festival! Very very professionally organized and run fest. Communication was amazing! This was huge for me being a first time filmmaker and student filmmaker to finish 3rd overall in this fest! Not to mention I had the best trailer by a student filmmaker at this fest! Super humbling!

    September 2018
  • Delighted to have won the Best Trailer for Tales From Tin Pan Alley at The Global Trailer Film Festival. We have emailed the Vimeo Master with downloadable links and passwords via email as per your film Freeway request.. Our full length documentary feature version (84 minutes) just won The 23rd Portobello International Film Festival in London on Sunday 16th.

    August 2018
  • Michael Matasci

    Great communication and been kept updated
    Wonderful working with them

    August 2018
  • John Hall

    Honored to have our Death & Compromise trailer selected for this festival. The festival has been a great experience for us and communication with officials has been impeccable!! Highly recommend it to other indie producers!

    August 2018