18th Annual

Savannah Film Festival

October 24, 2015 to October 31, 2015

 
Category

Features

 

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
April 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
June 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 40.00
Late Deadline
July 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 50.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 7, 2015

RUNTIME
Features: From 60 minutes to 140 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2014

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
REGION 2    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
HDCAM  
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
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Best Feature
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Special Jury Award
HBO Films Best Producer Award - Awarded to only one film in the professional competition
Sponsor:HBO Films
Cash Award Value: 5,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

For films selected for competition
The Savannah Film Festival provides 2 coach class round trip airline tickets* for two filmmakers associated with the film from anywhere in the continental United States, as well as festival passes, hotel accommodations* and meals for the duration of their stay during the festival. (*Some restrictions apply.)
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Editing Award
AVID Best Editing award consists of an AVID editing software package valued at over $2,500 USD.
Sponsor:AVID
Cash Award Value: 2,500 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 2,500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Feature films must be no less than 60 minutes in length. Running time is calculated by timing the head frame to the last frame of the ending credits.