42nd Annual

Seattle International Film Festival

May 19, 2016 to June 12, 2016

 
Category

Feature Film

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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
Earlybird Deadline
October 5, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Regular Deadline
November 2, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00
Late Deadline
January 4, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 95.00
WAB Extended Deadline
February 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 115.00 110.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately April 30, 2016

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 31 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2015

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Washington State

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP  
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

New Directors Showcase
Each film in this juried competition must be a first or second film from an international director, and exhibit great potential.
Cash Award Value: 2,500 U.S. Dollar

New American Cinema Award
The New American Cinema Award is given to a US film that has incredible vision, unique voices, and shows great promise for future work.
Cash Award Value: 2,500 U.S. Dollar

Audience Award - Best Feature

Audience Award - Best Director

Audience Award - Best Actress

Audience Award - Best Actor

Category Rules

Feature Film: a narrative film 31+ minutes in length

For Vimeo/online screener submissions, please email the link to <entries@siff.net> with your Withoutabox tracking number