23rd Annual

LOS ANGELES IFS FILM FEST - Independent Filmmakers Showcase ©2016 ( Los Angeles / L.A. / Beverly Hills / Santa Monica ) IFS FILM FEST©

May 14, 2016 to May 29, 2016

 
Category

IFS FILM FESTIVAL - Feature Length 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
August 9, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
August Blast - Special Discount Deadline
August 30, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 38.00
Regular Deadline
September 27, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
January 30, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
WAB Extended Deadline
March 27, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 48.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately April 10, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 5 minutes to 40 minutes
Features: minimum 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
VHS    
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> 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.

IFS Best Picture Award

Best Director
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Actor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Actress
This prize is shared with other categories.

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
This prize is shared with other categories.

BEST FILM EDITING
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Any narrative work of fiction is eligible for submission to this category. Feature Films must have completed production in the last 36 months.

Feature Films may NOT have been commercially released on DVD with major domestic U.S. distribution or broadcast on American television in entirety.


Visit www.IFSfilm.com for more information about the IFS, our semi-monthly Independent Film Showcase screenings and Student Film Showcase screenings, as well as our IFS Film Festival and Spotlight Showcases. Films selected for Showcase events are also eligible for additional awards and screenings at the upcoming IFS Film Festival.


IFS FEEDBACK OPTION For the IFS Festival Feedback Option (includes grades and comments by festival screeners and programmers) please see the IFS FEEDBACK submission category listing.
FEEDBACK is an additional charge and category, and does NOT affect chances of acceptance to festival.