I don't really understand what the big regret is, Mike - the festival
was free to submit to. Was that the only copy of your film or
something? If so, I can see about sending it back to you if you could
send me some money to cover postage.
-LJ

On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 11:56 AM, mike rice <bacnhe...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I submitted because my friend, who went to Emerson and apparently knows you
> guys suggested that I do. Trust me, I regret it.
>
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 4:51 PM, lj frezza <ljfre...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> and here's a link to the screening info from last year's festival:
>> http://spectacletheater.com/730-basement-media-festival-a-night-of-lo-fi
>> -lj
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 11:30 AM, lj frezza <ljfre...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Well, I suppose I have a two-part answer for you:
>> > First-off, I apologize. The festival is basically completely organized
>> > by just two people with full-time jobs and we haven't in the past been
>> > able to respond to everyone who submitted. We're working on changing
>> > that this year, and will be sending out an email to everyone who's
>> > submission we receive, regardless of whether they get in to the
>> > festival.
>> > As for the tape, we aren't able to return submission materials to
>> > filmmakers who send them in. We have absolutely no budget for the
>> > festival, as the festival is free to submit to, and any fees for
>> > screenings have gone entirely to cover the cost of the screening
>> > venue. Due to this, we simply cannot afford the postage (not to
>> > mention the time involved) to send submission materials back to
>> > filmmakers. I'll make a note of this on our entry form going forward.
>> > Additionally, we're only accepting submissionms on NTSC DVDs this
>> > year.
>> > This festival was started three years ago by a couple of guys who had
>> > no experience running a festival. This whole thing is a big learning
>> > experience for us, and I hope you'll bear with us.
>> > Again, thanks for submitting and I'm sorry if you feel slighted in any
>> > way
>> > -LJ
>> >
>> > On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 11:21 AM, mike rice <bacnhe...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> I submitted to the base media fest last year and heard no response, and
>> >> never got my DV tape back? Why should I expect anything different this
>> >> time?
>> >> Did the festival even happen?
>> >>
>> >> Mike
>> >>
>> >> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 3:15 PM, lj frezza <ljfre...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> Hey there, folks. The BASEMENT media festival is officially issuing to
>> >>> you, the fine people of FrameWorks, this call for submissions.
>> >>> The BASEMENT media fest is a low-fidelity film and video festival,
>> >>> that focuses on shorts of a non-narrative nature. We accept
>> >>> submissions of all formats, from hi-8 to 16mm to DV, as long as the
>> >>> work focuses on the mediated aspect of motion picture recording.
>> >>> In a world filled with 2K Cameras and IMAX, we celebrate the low-res
>> >>> and the low-tech.
>> >>> For more information on BASEMENT, including our past programs, visit
>> >>> our website: http://basementmediafest.com.
>> >>> And here's a link to our submission form, just in case you're
>> >>> interested in that sort of thing:
>> >>> http://basementmediafest.com/2012entryform.pdf
>> >>> It's free to submit, and the DEADLINE is JULY 29th. Screening will
>> >>> occur in late 2012 - more info to come.
>> >>> Thanks folks,
>> >>> -LJ
>> >>>
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