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Monday, January 9, 2012

Get your VIDEO into a MOVIE THEATER!!!!!

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Music Video Showcase
January, 2012

It's time to submit your music videos!

All music videos are due by 11:59 p.m. CST on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. FREE to enter!

Crossroads Film Festival's 2012 Music Video Showcase

The Music Video Showcase is back!

If you are a musician or a filmmaker in or near Mississippi (including Memphis, New Orleans, Mobile, Birmingham...), we need your videos! Submission is totally FREE. All we ask is that we receive them (formats listed below) by 11:59 p.m. on February 1.

So, read the "fine print" below and get ready for a showdown! For more information about the Crossroads Film Festival, visit us at www.crossroadsfilmfestival.com, follow us on twitter (@crossroadsfilm), or friend us on Facebook (Crossroads Film Festival)!


OUR BORDERS: The Crossroads Film Festival is so named because of Jackson's location at the "Crossroads" of the South. Once again in 2012, we're extending our range... to Birmingham, Memphis, New Orleans, Mobile... If you can drive to Jackson in 3 hours, you can submit a video! (See map)
3 hour radius of Jackson, MSFREE TICKETS: Each music video *selected for Festival inclusion* by our screening committee will receive tickets to the Music Video Showcase -- one ticket for the director and one ticket for each member of the band. Crossroads will also offer bands a 15% discount on All-Access VIP passes to attend the full Festival (including workshops, films, after-parties...).

DEADLINE & FEES: All music videos must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. CST on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. FREE to enter. Please submit a separate entry form for each video.


1. Copy the bullets below, complete, and e-mail to Lisa Papale (papale@mc.edu)
  • Filmmaker name
  • Filmmaker phone
  • Filmmaker e-mail
  • Band Name
  • Band contact name
  • Band contact phone
  • Band contact e-mail
  • Music Video title
  • Length of video
  • Link to video (if posted online)
2. Two (2) DVD copies as screeners for press

3. For screening at the festival Crossroads will need one of the following:

A. One (1) QuickTime on a DVD-R in the native format (codec) in which the video was edited
(DV25, apple pro-rez, Avid DNXHD, etc. (or uncompressed))


B. One (1) copy of your video in any of the following formats:
    • DigiBeta
    • BetaSP
    • DVCam
    • DV
    • MiniDV
    • DVCPro
    • DVCProHD
Note: DVD or VHS are NOT accepted as screening media formats at the Festival.

4. Up to four (4) 300-dpi images of the band/musicians for the Festival program and marketing.


Please mail your video(s) in a padded envelope (please print and include a copy of the form above) by the deadline to:

Crossroads Music Video Showcase
P. O. Box 22604
Jackson, MS 39225

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