18th Annual Crossroads Film Festival
April 6-9, 2017 @ Malco Grandview Theater, Madison, Miss.

TECHNICAL SPECS for Digital Exhibition Copy

Crossroads is a completely digital festival.  Our projection format is Blu-Ray (1920:1080 resolution (square pixels), progressive/non-interlaced). 

~~ Please send your digital exhibition copy by February 20, 2017. ~~

FEATURE FILMS (45+ minutes)

  • Mail two (2) Blu-Ray disks (highly preferred, as we screen from Blu-Ray)
  • or mail DCP


SHORT FILMS (0-44 minutes)

  • Upload short films under 10 GB by February 20 -->  https://spaces.hightail.com/uplink/XFF2017
  • Send a digital file saved as Quicktime Movie with ProRes 422 or an mpeg4 with h264 compression
  • For example:
    • Final Cut Pro (ProRes 422 Quicktime file)
    • Adobe Premiere (h264 / mpeg 4 file)
    • iMovie (mpeg 4 file)
  • Audio:  please provide standard stereo with left and right channels (NOT surround sound)
  • Subtitles, if necessary, should be embedded within the video (NOT as a separate layer)
  • Contact us if you need help exporting to appropriate file type (LidaGrace@gmail.com)
  • Upload short films under 10 GB to Hightail by February 20 --> https://spaces.hightail.com/uplink/XFF2017
  • Is your short film file larger than 10 GB?  Mail/ship a thumb (flash) drive, or hard drive & cord


~~ Please send your digital exhibition copy by February 20, 2017. ~~


These Formats are *NOT* Accepted:

  • 35mm film
  • Beta
  • Digibeta
  • DVD
  • MiniDV
  • HD-Cam
  • DV-Cam
  • Apple Intermediate codec
  • mpeg 1 & mpeg 2


~~ Please <UPLOAD to Hightail> or mail/ship your digital exhibition copy by February 20, 2017~~
 

  • Label all materials with your name, mailing address, phone #, film title, and running time
  • Mail or ship packages:
    • FedEx, UPS, DHL:  Crossroads Film Festival, 201 E. Pascagoula St., Jackson, MS39201 (USA)
    • Regular  mail:  Crossroads Film Festival, P. O. Box 22604, Jackson, MS39225-2604 (USA)

Technical Questions:  Email <LidaGrace@gmail.com>