Hobnobben Film Festival

Hobnobben Film Festival
437 E. Berry St.
46802
Fort Wayne, United States

Tel: (260) 426-3456

2019, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Sun 7th Jul 19
Fri 11th Oct to Sun 13th Oct

Festival Overview

The 4th annual Hobnobben Film Festival is a multi-day, multi-venue festival held in downtown Ft. Wayne's art district. Cinema Center, a 501C3, is the premier cultural center for the presentation of independent, foreign and documentary films in Northeast Indiana. Hobnobben is a labor of love made possible by strong community support, dedicated volunteers, and the vibrant filmmakers from all over the globe.

Fort Wayne is a great place to live, a great place to visit and a great place to have a film festival. We are looking forward to having you join us October 11th through the 13th.

Awards

Best Narrative Feature
Best Documentary
Best Short
Hoosier Spirit Award (awarded to best short film by an Indiana native or film shot in Indiana)
Best Student Work

Genres

Action Action Adaptation Adaptation Adventure Adventure Advertising Animation Animation Art-house Art-house Asian Asian Black Black Black Comedy Black Comedy Bollywood Bollywood Bollywood Children Children Comedy Comedy Crime Crime Disaster Disaster Documentary Drama Drama Educational Educational Erotic Erotic Experimental Experimental Family Family Fantasy Fantasy Foreign Language Foreign Language French French Gangster Gangster Gay and Lesbian Gay and Lesbian Ghost Ghost Historical Historical Horror Horror Independent Independent Jewish Jewish Legal Legal Martial Arts Martial Arts Medical Medical Murder Mystery Murder Mystery Music Video Music Video Musical Musical Mystery Mystery National National Natural History Natural History Noir Noir Period Period Political Political Reality Reality Religious Religious Romance Romance Science Fiction Science Fiction Short Short Silent Silent Sport Sport Spy Spy Student Student Supernatural Supernatural Teen Teen Thriller Thriller Travel Travel TV TV War Western Women Women

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Entries

Open to the public

Eligibility:

Entrants must fully comply with these Entry Rules & Regulations in order to be considered eligible for the 2019 Hobnobben Film Fest.

- Only films completed after March 9, 2018 will be accepted
- Only films that have not been exhibited in the northeast Indiana region will be accepted
- Feature-length films with on-line distribution or on-line availability are not eligible. This exclusion doesn't include the filmmaker's own website, YouTube, Vimeo or similar platforms.
- Non-English language films must be subtitled in English.

SUBMISSION POLICIES AND PROCESSES

All films must be submitted via Hobnobben Film Festival's FilmFreeway Account and be viewable through FilmFreeway submission platform to be considered for festival screening.

POLICIES UPON ACCEPTANCE

Accepted films will be notified via email at the address included in the FilmFreeway submission form. The notification will include information in regards to the required formats and medium for the exhibition copy of the film and delivery deadlines.
Please add the @Hobnobben.org domain to an accepted senders list to ensure receipt of festival emails, our primary mode of communication.

By submitting, you confirm that such exhibition of submitted work will not violate or infringe upon any rights whatsoever (including copyright, trademark, musical or contract right) of any person or entity. Submitters further confirm that they are authorized to submit film.

By submitting, you agree to have your film, if selected, be shown 1 to 3 times during the festival.

Additionally, submitters indemnify the Hobnobben Film Festival and Fort Wayne Cinema Center, Inc. from any and all claims, demands, losses, costs, damages, and attorney's fee arising out of or in connection with third parties in regards to the screening of submitted film.

Any awards will be distributed to the production company of the winning film or to the person identified as a representative of the winning film’s production company in the credits thereof. All decisions of the Festival regarding the distribution of awards will be final and binding on all participants. If a representative from an award-winning film is not available to be present during Awards Ceremony, it is the responsibility of film's production company to provide Hobnobben with shipping address and correct postage to mail award. The Festival will not be liable for the distribution of any award to any party.

By submitting, you are stating they understand, and hereby agree to the terms written in the General Festival Rules submissions to Hobnobben Film Festival 2019.

Thank you for your interest in submitting your film with the Hobnobben Film Festival. Should you have any questions regarding this process or your film’s eligibility, please email submissions@hobnobben.org.

Formats:

Accepted films will be notified via email at the address included in the FilmFreeway submission form.
a. Please add the @Hobnobben.org domain to an accepted senders list to ensure receipt of festival emails, our primary mode of communication.

By submitting, submitters represent that such exhibition of submitted work will not violate or infringe upon any rights whatsoever (including copyright, trademark, musical or contract right) of any person or entity. Submitters further represent that they are authorized to submit film and, if selected, will deliver

a.) a digital copy of short films film no later than April 30, 2018, or
b.) a physical non-region dvd/bluray, if requested, of feature-length films, to be delivered no later than April 30, 2018.

Additionally, submitters indemnify the Hobnobben Film Festival and Fort Wayne Cinema Center, Inc. from any and all claims, demands, losses, costs, damages, and attorney's fee arising out of or in connection with third parties in regards to the screening of submitted film.

Any awards will be distributed to the production company of the winning film or to the person identified as a representative of the winning film’s production company in the credits thereof. All decisions of the Festival regarding the distribution of awards will be final and binding on all participants. If a representative from an award-winning film is not available to be present during Awards Ceremony, it is the responsibility of film's production company to provide Hobnobben with shipping address and correct postage to mail award. The Festival will not be liable for the distribution of any award to any party.

By submitting, submitters are stating they understood, and hereby agree to the terms written in the General Festival Rules submissions to Hobnobben Film Festival 2018.
Thank you for your interest in submitting your film with the Hobnobben Film Festival. Should you have any questions regarding this process or your film’s eligibility, please email submissions@hobnobben.org. Hobnobben loves you.

Fees:

Depending upon the submission period and film catagory the fees range from $10 - $40. Please visit our submission site filmfreeway.com/HobnobbenFilmFestival for more information

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