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2011 MarsCon Midwest Sci-Fi and Fantasy Short Film Festival

Submissions are now being taken for the 2011 Midwest Sci-Fi and Fantasy Short Film Festival.

Eligibility requirements:

2011 MarsCon’s Midwest Sci-Fi and Fantasy Short Film Festival Festival and Submission Rules and Entry Form:

  1. All entries must be original works created by the Filmmaker.
  2. There is no entry fee for any submission.
  3. No Entries will be accepted after 11:59 pm CST, January 31, 2011.
  4. Filmmakers sending submissions must be a legal resident one of the following U.S. states: Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota or Wisconsin. (Must submit a photocopy of your VALID driver’s license or State Issued ID as proof of residency).
  5. Entries submitted must be in one or more of the following genres: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Supernatural, Paranormal, Alternate History, or Mix.
  6. All Entries must be accompanied by a completed Festival and Submission Rules and Entry Form, signed by the filmmaker.
  7. Entries must be 20 minutes or less in total running time (including titles and credits).
  8. Entries must be submitted as an NTSC, Standard Definition, Playable DVD.
  9. Entries must meet the stated Festival and Submission Rules or they will be refused. If an entry does not meet these rules, the filmmaker will be notified via Email and allowed to resubmit the corrected entry by the contest deadline (See above).
  10. By entering the Festival, the Filmmaker grants the right and limited license for the Festival to screen the Entry as part of the 2011 Marscon event, as well as other screening opportunities which the festival may undertake.
  11. Entries submitted are NOT guaranteed to be screened. Screened entries will be chosen at the sole discretion of the Festival Director.
  12. All DVDs submitted will become the property of the Festival and will not be returned, unless accompanied by a self-addressed, postage-paid envelope of appropriate size.
  13. Filmmaker warrants and represents that Filmmaker controls all rights to Entry and that Filmmaker may grant rights and licenses above without infringing on any third-parties rights.
  14. Filmmaker will be responsible for any liability to the Festival and/or it’s sponsors from any action taken against the Festival and/or it’s sponsors resulting from these submission and/or screening of the Entry.

Entry Form:

Name of Filmmaker:

Street Address (see Rule #4 above):




Email address:

Title of Entry:

Total Running Time:







Story Synopsis (25 words or less):

Age of Filmmaker:

The undersigned agrees to abide by all rules as stipulated above and that all information is provided is accurate
Filmmaker Signature:
Date of Signature:

Consent of Parent or Guardian (Required if Filmmaker is under the age of 18 years old): The undersigned grants consent for the above signed filmmaker to enter into this agreement:
Signature of Parent or Guardian:
Date of Signature:

Submit Entry and Signed Entry Form to:
MSFSFF c/o Ben Ellis, Festival Director
2536 Colfax ave s Mpls,MN 55405 apt 10


MarsCon 2011
March 4-6, 2011
Crowne Plaza Minneapolis Int’l Airport Hotel & Suites
(formerly: Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites)
3 Appletree Square
Bloomington, MN

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