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03-Mar-2015 10:50am PDT  

 

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

30 Annual: January 27, 2015 to February 07, 2015

  Feature: Documentary

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
August 8, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00


September 19, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00


November 7, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00


December 12, 2014
Drop Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 90.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 14-Jan-2015


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 40 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Nov-2013


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
DigiBeta    
HDCAM    
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Press Clippings


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best Documentary Award
A juried award for best documentary feature length film.
Sponsor:Various


Fund for Santa Barbara Social Justice Award for Documentary Film
For a documentary feature film that addresses social justice issues, juried by a committee selected by the Fund for Santa Barbara.
Sponsor:The Fund for Santa Barbara
Cash Award Value: 2,500 U.S. Dollar


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.

DVD's MUST be clearly labeled with film title.

Import declaration statements: all non-US entries must be sent via air mail registered with the declaration:
A)for 35mm films:"Free entry claimed under #724.10 (960.55) U.S. Tariff Act. To be returned following the Festival"
B)for videotapes: "Free entry claimed under #724.12 (960.60) U.S. Tariff Act.