Questions and comments should be directed to Tammy Barrett at tammy@giantscreencinema.com.

New Film

  • A new film is in release and in its complete, final version or is a rough/fine cut of a film that will release soon.
  • A new film may be shown at two GSCA events on the flat screen and two GSCA events on the dome screen.
  • A new film submitted to show at a GSCA event may not be submitted for Films in Production at the same event.
  • Five minutes will be allotted to introduce the film.
  • The film’s trailer may be included at the beginning or end of the film with no additional submission fee.

Film in Production

  • Films in production are films that are not yet complete but that have footage that will be used in the final film. A clip from a film that has not yet been released is considered a film in production, regardless of whether the clip is rough footage, a completed segment from the film, or a trailer.
  • A film submitted as a film in production may not also be screened as a new film at the same GSCA event.
  • A film in production project may be shown as a film in production at a GSCA event a maximum of five times throughout the course of the film’s production.
  • A film in production clip may include up to five minutes of footage.
  • Presenters are allotted two minutes to introduce the project.

Project in Development

  • Projects in development are projects for which principal photography has not yet begun and full funding may not yet be sourced.
  • Projects in development may be presented in PowerPoint, Keynote, .mp4, .mov, etc.
  • Presenters will be allotted a total of two minutes for the entirety of the presentation.

Rough Cut/Fine Cut

  • A rough cut/fine cut is defined as being in the anticipated full length of the final film and containing 90% or more of the actual footage to be used in the final version.
  • Five minutes will be allotted to introduce the film.

Re-edited Film

  • A re-edited film is defined as a film that has undergone significant editing to its content to update its meaning. A release with newly re-mastered sound or with minor changes to its content such as the public would not perceive a change would not be considered a re-edited film.
  • Five minutes will be allotted to introduce the re-edited film.

Re-released Film

  • A re-released film is a film that is being released as virtually the same version as the previous version.
  • Five minutes will be allotted to introduce the re-edited film.