Submissions 

 


Submitted work must have release / published dates between January 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018.  We will begin accepting category submissions at 12:01am April 1, 2018 through 11:59pm on July 1, 2018.  Late submissions begin July 2, 2018 - July 12, 2018.  Late submission fee of $35 in addition to the regular submission fee will apply.


The submission fee applies to each category submitted.  Complete the submission form below. Enter the Transaction / Receipt # on the online submission form. A seperate form and submission fee for each submission is needed.   Please complete the Captia at the bottom of the form before submitting form. Failure to complete the Captia will result in us receiving a blank form.  The submission fee is $50.00 per category.  Selected Finalists will be notified on August 1, 2018 via email.  Winners will be revealed live at The Writers Ball Gala.

            

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1. Pay the submission fee of $50.00 per category.  

2. Complete the online submission form and enter payment receipt # 

3. Please complete the Captia at the bottom of the form before submitting for. Failure to complete the Captia will result in us receiving a blank form.

4. Please email downloaded eBook, cd or writings for your submission to: thewritersball@mail.com.  (PLEASE NOTE THAT THE EMAIL ADDRESS IS **MAIL.COM**).  The mailing address for print and hard copies is: The Writers Ball,  Attn: Submissions, 1544 Wellborn Rd - #1015, Redan, GA 30074. All mailed submission samples must be post marked by July 15, 2018 to be considered for the 2018 Year Awards. Selected Finalists will be notified on August 1, 2018 by email.   THERE ARE NO REFUNDS ON SUBMISSION FEES.


Film Submissions must be:

1.  An original video, you own all rights, or have written permission to use,

2.  Have original music or music you have permission to use, or be licensed for use.

3.  In English or with “legible” English subtitles. 

4.  Have a high-quality NTSC version of the film available, High Definition (1920 x 1080p) preferred, however, shorts may be filmed on smartphone, iPads, digital camera, camcorder or other devices where the film is submitted in high res digital format.

For submission, your film must be a downloadable file.  Download permission granted to The Writers Ball or projects may be transferred via Dropbox, Vimeo, emailed or submitted via a no fee to the downloader based site such as Google Drive, or another source.

Entered films have a non exclusive limited use agreement for The Writers Ball to use film titles, trailers (if applicable), excerpts from film or film posters for festival and film promotional use, including online, print or broadcast media to promote the event prior to and after  The Writers Ball promotional purposes. Filmmakers retain all rights, title, and interest to their films and all Intellectual Property.

The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless The Writers Ball from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered. Plagiarism of any sort is neither encouraged nor accepted.

BY SUBMITTING YOUR FILM, you are agreeing to the following:
You give permission for your film to be a part of The Writers Ball.

You grant The Writers Ball permission to use film clips, excerpts, or stills from your film project for promotional use.

You grant any third parties at The Writers Ball the right to film or photograph your appearance and voice for any marketing or festival promotions.

Submitting a film to The Writers Ball constitutes an agreement by and between the filmmaker/representative, and/or applicable Party, and The Writers Ball.

By submitting, You agree to all of these rules, terms, and conditions. You acknowledge that no submission fee refunds are given once this application has been submitted. You also acknowledge that You will not receive any compensation for the use of your film in accordance with the rules, terms, and conditions.






Online Submission Form

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***** WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE WRITERS BALL *****

If using the cash app for payment, please use the following link: Cash.me/ShaBattle

PLEASE COMPLETE THE CAPTIA ABOVE BEFORE SUBMITTING THIS FORM. FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE CAPTIA WILL RESULT IN A BLANK FORM COMING THROUGH. PLEASE SUBMIT THE CAPTIA ABOVE THIS MESSAGE.

***PLEASE MAIL SAMPLES TO: THE WRITERS BALL, 1544 WELLBORN RD #1015, REDAN, GA 30074. eBOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS CAN BE EMAILED TO: thewritersball@mail.com. WE NEED TO RECEIVE ALL MATERIALS BY JULY 12, 2018. NO EXCEPTIONS.

ALL WORKS SUBMITTED BECOME THE PROPERTY OF THE WRITERS BALL. WE WILL USE WORKS SUBMITTED FOR ADVERTISING FOR THE AUTHOR ONLY.

***If using the cash app for payment, please use the following: Cash.me/ShaBattle