Timothy Zahn has been writing science fiction for the last third of a century. In that time he’s published fifty novels, over a hundred short stories and novelettes, and four collections of short fiction. Best known for his ten Star Wars novels....Read More!!
They will be joing us and sharing the convention space with us, as well as Fursonacon specific programming areas. That gives you two of our great events happening at the same time, in the same location. What is even better is that the attendees of either convention can enjoy what both conventions have to offer for the same price!! Please welcome our fellow convention Fursonacon!!!!
Rofcon is proud to announce its partnership with the actors and producers of Dystopia. We love supporting our local SCI FI scene and with this project being shot here in Hampton Roads we had to give them our support. Keep following our progression as we start to announce special guest and programming with Dystopia! Help support your local film series here with their Kickstarter Campaign. http://kck.st/1LYryzC
Contest Opens November 3, 2015 and ends January 17, 2016
ONLINE ENTRIES ONLY
Entries submitted in forms other than the approved will be disqualified
No entries will be accepted past January 17, 2016
There will be no extensions and late entries will not be considered. (This is for the judges and staff to get everything in order properly before ROFCON)
Files must be submitted using Drop Box
STAFF ARE PROHIBITED FROM ENTERING
There will be a winner from each category, a Judge's Choice award, and a Viewer's choice award
Videos that will be included for the viewer's choice award will be viewed on the ROFCON youtube channel and on ROFCON TV at the convention.
The Viewer's choice award will be awarded at ROFCON Must be present to receive awards
Once the deadline passes all entries will be reviewed by staff for finalists and for videos to meet criteria
Entries will be upheld to a quality check for sound clarity and video quality
Entries will be rated for uniqueness, quality, and creativity
There is a maximum of 3 entries per person and one per category
Each entry must be submitted individually
The Following information MUST accompany the link for each individual entry
All information must be included for an entry to be considered. If you are unsure about the source for anything please look it up!
Please name your files as following
^ Video: ‘category-your name-video title.avi”
^Info: “category-your name-video title.txt”
All submissions must meet the following standards
*At least 720X420 resolution
*29.97 fps -OR- 23.967 fps
* Non Interlaced video (Progressive scan)
They must also meet the following standards
*mp4 (must be h264 or x264 compression)
*Uncompressed wav (PCM)
*MPEG Audio (mp3, etc)
Entries that are found to be plagiarized will be disqualified
All entries must conform to the above standards
No bumpers or credits will be allowed
No logos, watermarks, or fan produced subtitles allowed
Entries must be at least 1 minute in length and not to exceed 5 minutes and 30 seconds in length
We request that entries be unique and not previously have been the recipient of awards from other contests.
Please make sure of the quality of your entry. Entries with sever degradation or poor quality will be disqualified.
ROFCON reserves the right to disqualify any entry for any reason either stated above or not.
*There will be a panel of judges and staff to assess each entry
**We gratefully thank Richard Bradford (deuce loosely productions) for his aid in forming these rules
Contest will open November 3, 2015 and close January 17, 2016 Deadline January 17, 2016. No late entries will be accepted
Ring of Fire Con and its parent organization Event Support Solutions, Inc (heretofore ROFCON or The Con and ESSI) reserves the right, upon entering this contest, to publish and republish the works at any time for the benefit or promotion of the convention.
All entrants must be 13 years old or older to enter.
CURRENT STAFF ARE PROHIBITED FROM ENTERING
Story Categories are:
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RATED PG-13 FOR A FAMILY AUDIENCE
Please include the following information separately in the same email All Entries must be submitted on separate emails or they will be disqualified.
For all things being fair and equal DO NOT use a story that has been previously published (ie on fanfic.net or by any other form of the story being able to be read by the general population at large) or a story that has been a previous winner or award recipient for another contest
*ROFCON reserves the right to disqualify any submission for any reason, either stated previously or not.
*A panel of staff members will be in place to judge the entries.
HAVE FUN AND THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING!
*We would like to extend profound gratification to Richard Bradford for guidance in shaping the rules for our FanFiction contest!