September of 2012 in association with the 14th Annual 2012 Gulf
Coast Film & Video Festival, and for the first time, we "recognized" the Best "Made in Houston"
Independent TV/Film for 2011. With dozens of entries the contest was a huge success. (pictures)
now OPEN the second season of submissions.
to: 12227 Landcross Dr., Houston TX 77099)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CALL US AT: 832.431.1898
the Registered 2012 Entries below:
Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
are subject to change without notice)
projects must have been MADE in the Houston Metroplex and Greater area
AND MADE IN 2012.
of the Houston Metroplex and Greater Area includes: The
Houston-Galveston-Brazoria Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical
Area (Houston CMSA) consists of eight counties: Brazoria, Chambers,
Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery and Waller)
of "Released": Any completed motion picture. A "release" does NOT
include a "re-release", a "director's cut" or a
of 2012: Any motion picture made between January 1st, 2012 and
December 31st, 2012)
You MUST submit a DVD of your project or provide a public website
link to the project.
may submit via DVD or web Link.
DVD will NOT be return. Be sure that the DVD plays in a DVD player
and not just on your computer. Sometimes your computer is NOT compatible
with a DVD player.) DVD's not working will NOT be viewed and will be
public link will be published and said link must be accessible
without code to access it by the general public at any time and open
for review and public consumption. Closed links will be
disqualified, code access links will be disqualified,
non-functioning links will be disqualified, broken links will be disqualified.
You MUST fill out, sign and submit a registration form via USPS or
HERE: ( REGISTRATION
on how to fill out PDF form:
1. Open PDF 2. There should be on the top right-hand side of
the page the words "Tools", "Sign" and
"Comments". PRESS THE "SIGN" BUTTON.
3. PRESS the "Add Text" button 4. PLACE THE CURSOR
where you want to start typing. 5. left click your mouse. 6.
Start typing. When you are done. 7. Click on the "Add
Signature" button. 8. place cursor on the signature line and
ADD YOUR SIGNATURE. 8. SAVE your Project under your MOVIE
all you have to do is attach that PDF to your email and send it to
ME. Yes it's that easy.
NOT COPY AND PASTE
project will be considered "entered" until the official
registration form is received via United State Postal Service or by
electronic mail. All registration forms must be submitted by
the deadline to be considered "ENTERED".
Submit your payment via USPS or PayPal.
See: payment schedule below #10 )))
project will be considered "entered" until payment is
received, processed and deposited into our account OR IF PROJECT IS
RECIEVED WITHOUT PAYMENT. (((If NO
payment is received, your project will be judged, however, a fee
submitted project of equal or better rank and equal or better
project will be considered first as a winner, if there is a winner
and there is a tie.))) Payment may be
made via check or money order (Make payable to the order of C47Houston), sent via United States Postal Service
or payment may be made by check or credit card via our PayPal
account under the email hluna@C47Houston.com OR
MAILED TO: 12227 Landcross Dr., Houston, Tx
H L UN A @ C 4 7 H O U S T O N . C O M )
otherwise noted AND/or released: all payments are NON-REFUNDABLE)
Not winning in this contest does NOT constitute a refundable
exemption. Receipt of a DVD or weblink, registration form and
payment before deadline constitutes "ENTERED" AND NO
REFUNDS WILL BE ALLOWED.
News & Entertainment Magazine is accepting projects in the
projects: running time between 60 to 90-minutes - all genres)
projects: running time less than 20-minutes - all genres)
Feature or Short
genres) Feature or short
projects: running time less than 10-minutes - all genres - One
episode per series only)
one episode of a series will be accepted to represent the webisode
series. That particular webisode must have been "Made in
Houston" and made in 2012 as defined above.
of a "webisode series": a continuing and running
collection of episodes containing a continuing theme, cast and title.
of a "webisode": a made for the internet project of less
then 10-minutes in running time and part of an ongoing series of
webisodes containing a continuing theme, cast and title.
Video projects: running time less than 5-minues - all music genres)
a movie with music or a musical) This is a music video containing
original composed music and lyrics by an established group, band,
vocalist, combo or singer. NO COVERS WILL BE ALLOWED. You MUST HAVE
THE RIGHTS TO THIS SONG AND VIDEO.
projects: running time 1-minute or 30-seconds )
of "Commercials": a project that is constructed and
created for the sole purpose of advertising and selling a consumer
in your project on a DVD format or web link along with your
registration form and non-refundable
payment constitutes an agreement that YOUR project will be evaluated
and Judged but may NOT be screened.
of a DVD or weblink, registration form and payment before
deadline constitutes "ENTERED" AND NO REFUNDS WILL BE
Because of time restraints and scheduling conflicts your project may
NOT be screened. C47Houston does not guarantee that any project will
or will not be screened. It further has the right NOT to screen any
project submitted for evaluation and consideration that it deems to
be inappropriate .)
will enter only some will win.
News & Entertainment Magazine does NOT warrant in any way shape
or form your success of your project. YOU are entering your project
and holding C47Houston News & Entertainment magazine and its
staff harmless for ANY infraction due to weather, judging,
screening, the audience, the USPS, PayPal, the theater or otherwise
known or unknown.
YOU ARE AGREEING TO ALLOW C47HOUSTON NEWS & ENTERTAINMENT
MAGAZINE THE RIGHTS TO DISPLAY, ADVERTISE, MARKET, PRESENT, TAKE
PICTURES, VIDEO AND TO DO WHAT IT NEEDS TO PRODUCE THIS
projects are assessed for Qualification, will be viewed, reviewed
and judged by C47Houston News & Entertainment Magazine which has an eye for technical and production value. The "BAR"
is high for quality productions and technically sound motion
pictures and those projects that meet and/or exceed that
"BAR" may be chosen as Best 2012 "Made in Houston" Independent TV/Film
News & Entertainment Magazine Best "Made in Houston"
Project for 2012.
Using the stringent TSIRS we will pick the
best film in several categories. The categories include
projects, registration form and payments MUST be received by C47Houston by:
Wednesday July 31st , 2013
to be considered "ENTERED".
you have any questions, concerns or comments please feel free to let
us know. Contact us at: hluna@c47Houston.com