|Notification of Acceptance of Films:|
|All filmmakers will be notified by the 2nd week of July as to whether their film has been accepted as part of the festival program for 2006.|
|Submission Deadline and Requirements:|
|The Sun Valley Spiritual Film Festival is currently accepting submissions for the 2016 Festival, to be held from September 8-11, 2016. The deadline for Submissions is June 7, 2016. In extenuating circumstances, the deadline can be extended. Please contact the Festival Directors at firstname.lastname@example.org, to discuss deadline extensions.|
|Films must be submitted as NTSC format DVD’s or VHS Tapes. DVD’s are preferred.|
|All films submitted are required to explore their particular theme in spirituality with intellectual honesty, and respect, and in a constructive manner that does not attack or degrade the belief system of any other spiritual tradition or institution.|
|A submission fee of U.S. $25 will be requested of each film maker that will be submitting their work to the festival. A check or money order can be made out to “Sun Valley Spiritual Film Festival.” Please mail your submission to:|
|Dr. Mary Gervase
118 West Bullion St.
Hailey, Idaho 83333
|Spiritual Films – Defined|
|A spiritual film or documentary is defined as one that cherishes the human spirit, and / or, explores one or more spiritual traditions from around the world.|
|Other than these preliminary guidelines, each film maker will be free to decide how they want to interpret the term “spirituality” in their film.|
|Films – Formats and Genres|
|Feature films, documentaries, shorts and animations may all be submitted to the Festival to be reviewed by our screening committee. The genres can be comedies, dramas, thrillers, documentaries, etc.|
|The festival will screen films in both 35mm and DVD formats.