34th Annual

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

January 30, 2019 to February 09, 2019

 
Category

Feature: Fiction

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
August 3, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Regular Deadline
September 14, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Late Deadline
November 2, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00
Drop Deadline
December 14, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 95.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately January 18, 2019

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after November 1, 2017

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
OTHER
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

Do not submit a press kit.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Panavision Spirit Award for Independent Cinema
Award for Best Independent Film, juried by industry professionals.
Sponsor:Panavision
Value of Goods/Services: 60,000 U.S. Dollar

Audience Choice Award
Audience award for best feature film.
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Foreign Film
For the best foreign feature film, juried by industry professionals.

Stand Up Award
Award to recognize and celebrate the impact that storytelling can have in fostering mutual understanding and respect.
Sponsor:Anti-Defamation League
Cash Award Value: 2,500 U.S. Dollar

Nueva Vision Award
For the best Spanish-language feature film, juried by industry professionals.

Valhalla Award
For the Best Nordic Feature Film

Category Rules

Film must have been completed within the last year and be defined as a fiction feature film (Over 40 minutes)

All rights must be cleared.

Previous screening information must be filled in, in order to be considered.

No resubmissions of films except for new versions.

Not all invited films will be selected for competition.

Be sure to include your Withoutabox tracking I.D. number on it.