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What exactly is a Press Kit and do I need one?
The vast majority of film festivals request or require a supplemental package of publicity material to be submitted with your entry form. Traditionally, filmmakers "mass prod...
Why is an Online Press Kit better for me than a traditional, paper one?
This chart explains some of the key advantages to using Online Press Kits from Withoutabox: THE OLD WAY: TRADITIONAL PAPER PRESS KIT THE NEW WAY: ...
How do I know that festivals are just as happy to get an Online Press Kit? What if they want paper?
Festivals encourage the Online Press Kit format, and it is one of the key reasons they partner with Withoutabox to handle their submissions. Here are some of the advantages fo...
Are you telling me that once I activate my Online Press Kit, I don't have to mail in a paper one at all?
Yes. Check your Confirmation Page after each submission. We always summarize exactly what to do and what Withoutabox has already taken care of for you. Confirmation Pages are ...
When do Project Upgrades expire?
Project Upgrades expire one year from the date of purchase. They can be renewed at any time before or after expiration. Once an Upgrade expires, festivals are only be able...
How important is it to upload high quality photo images with my Online Press Kit? Can I just grab video clips or use stuff I shot with my digital still camera?
Uploading high quality, high resolution images is the most important apect of your Online Press Kit. If the images you upload are "screen quality" rather than "print quality" ...
How do create my Online Press Kit or add items to it?
To set up your Filmpromotion Kit, select the modify link next to Filmpromotion kit, under " Screen this title at Film Festivals", below your project title. The Filmpromotion k...
I registered and got my password, and now I want to apply to festivals. What do I do next?
TO GET SET UP: - Login at www.withoutabox.com/login - Enter your username and password. NOTE: If you forgot your password you can ask the system to reset yours and send you...
How do I create my master entry form for a project or update the information in it?
You will need to create a project form for each of your films. Go to http://www.withoutabox.com and login with the email address and password you used to sign up with. Once on...
Can I upload online Trailers and Clips for my film?
Add splash to your Online Press Kit with trailers and video clips! Withoutabox offers two, flexible levels of service, FREE and PAID. Read carefully to understand the differen...
What are the guidelines for uploading and deleting script files?
Q: HOW MANY SCRIPT FILES CAN I UPLOAD? A: You can upload a maximum of 2 scripts for each file type (.doc, .pdf, .txt, etc) Some competitions may request a script without a T...