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SUBMISSIONS RATES FOR FAUX 2013 SHORT < 3 min SHORT 3 to 20 min SHORT 20 to 45 min FEATURE/SHORT > 45 min
Sep 30 2013 Early Deadline $10.00 $15.00 $20.00 $25.00
Oct 31 2013 Standard Deadline
$15.00 $20.00 $25.00 $30.00
Nov 30 2013 Late Deadline
$20.00 $25.00 $30.00 $35.00
Dec 31 2013 Extended Deadline
$25.00 $30.00 $35.00 $40.00

Submission Copy Format
Digital file is preferred for submissions (sent via the file sending service of your choice). We also accept films on DVD (NTSC or PAL). We do not accept VHS tapes. Please make sure your DVD plays before sending it. If you send a DVD with a bunch of other films, that is ok as long as you stick a note on it with the title to select from the menu.

Projection Copy Format
The festival is totally digital and the projection quality is superb. We can project a submitted DVD, however HD digital files are preferred. Preferred file format is H.264 in an MP4 container. We can convert any format, though.

Faux Restrictions

Faux Checks
Check the chart at the top of this page for entry fee and deadline information. DO NOT BOUNCE A CHECK TO US. Information on faux checks will be shared with other festivals.

International Submissions
We welcome entries from all countries and can accept PAL format DVDs. Please either pay through withoutabox or use an international money order for your submission fee and make sure your film is either dubbed in English or contains English subtitles.

Press Kits
Please do not send press kits with your submission. They will not help your film get accepted. Upon acceptance you may send a press kit, postcards, poster, etc, to assist in marketing your film.

Re-submitting Previously Submitted Films
If you sent in a film last year and it was rejected, there is no point in sending in the same version of the same film. However, most films were rejected due to pacing, so if you did some significant editing on your film and feel it flows a lot better, feel free to resubmit.

Submission Tips

Review Process
Films are reviewed first by the festival director and then by committee. Films are stack-ranked and added to the schedule according to their ranking. Most notices go out by Feb 1 with the last few decisions going out by Feb 15. All submitters will be notified of the status of their films - we do not leave anyone hanging.

We are film makers too and we know what you are going through. We respond to all film maker emails. If you don't hear back, try the online contact form. The spam filters can be a little feisty sometimes. Note that if you send email close to the festival and the subject does not require a speedy response, you may not get a response until after the fest.

Other Festivals
Of course you are sending your film to other festivals. That's ok. The more the merrier. However, we do care if you get accepted to a big festival that requires a premiere and you then decide to "pull" your film last minute after we have already printed programs and notified the media! Therefore it is included on the submission form that your film cannot be pulled. If you are paranoid about being in that situation (which usually applies only to features as even Sundance allows shorts that have previously screened), then either submit an edit that is not final or submit to us next year after you already know about the bigger festival. Also, if you get accepted to another festival in Portland, please let us know, ok? I found out a film we showed in a previous year was showing at two other local festivals within a week of Faux, including one at the same theater, which is a little embarrassing.

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