Real to Reel International Film Festival

R 2 R // Real to Reel International Film Festival

18th edition

Jul 26 - Jul 29, 2021
Kings Mountain, United States

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films
Film length Full length, Mid-length, Short

Mission / description Our goal is to showcase thought-provoking films and offer a venue where movie lovers who appreciate independent vision can celebrate this unique art form.

The Cleveland County Arts Council is pleased to announce that on July 27-30, 2016 the 17th Annual “Real to Reel International Film Festival” will once again open its doors to embrace filmmakers and film lovers alike.

Located in the heart of North Carolina between Asheville and Charlotte, Cleveland County is right in the middle of it all. The mission of the Real to Reel International Film Festival is to offer a forum for independent film, video and multi-media artists from around the world to showcase their talents and expose the works of these artists to our region.

Visitors to the Joy Performance Center - 202 S. Railroad Ave., Kings Mountain, a renovated classic theater from the 1940’s in Kings Mountain, NC can expect to find a great lineup of films from all over the world, a chance to talk with many of the filmmakers and of course a concession stand with all those goodies you would expect to find.
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Class Founded: 1998
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Oct 11, 2016

Early bird deadline: Feb 10, 2017
Regular deadline: Mar 10, 2017
Late deadline: Apr 07, 2017

Notification date: Jun 24, 2016

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Fees Fees range from 23.01 to 45.26 USD . See submission categories for details about fees.
Awards Total prize money: 4,300.00 USD
General rules Note: Each submitted film is watched in full by at least three selection committee members— no exceptions. We believe in giving every single film our full attention and respect.

1. The Real to Reel International Film Festival is not responsible for any lost, damaged, or stolen items, including films in any medium, while en-route or in our possession, on or off of festival grounds.

2. All fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.

3. The Real to Reel International Film Festival retains the right to accept or decline any film, for whatever reason, without notice or explanation.

4. Cash prizes listed online are not set or exact figures and may vary, contact the Real to Reel International Film Festival for current prize listings.

5. Filmmaker is responsible for clearing all rights to the content of the film.

6. Filmmaker grants the Real to Reel International Film Festival the right to use excerpts from the film including audio, video, names and images to promote the festival.

7. Applicant admits that he/she is authorized to submit the film, being the sole rights-holder or authorized representative thereof.

8. Applicant agrees to provide a film representatives Name, Full Address, Phone and all other contact information at the time of submission.

9. Filmmakers who submit online versions for preview MUST send us a DVD or Bluray if they are notified that their film has been accepted to screen at the festival.