26th Annual

"LOS ANGELES IFS FILM FEST" - Independent Filmmakers Showcase© 2018 (L.A. / Santa Monica / Beverly Hills)

May 03, 2018 to May 15, 2018

 
Category

IFS FILM FESTIVAL - Feature Length Film

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
OPENING DISCOUNT - SPECIAL DEADLINE
July 16, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Earlybird Deadline
August 8, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
August Blast - Special Discount Deadline
August 21, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 38.00
Regular Deadline
September 18, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
November Blast - Special Discount Deadline
November 20, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 48.00 42.00
Late Deadline
January 26, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
WAB Extended Deadline
March 19, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 48.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 24, 2018

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 4 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    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  DCP
Film Gauge
  16mm
  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 Feature Length Film is eligible for submission to this category.

Feature Films must have completed production in the last 36 months and 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 Showcase screenings, as well as our Film Festival and Spotlight Showcases.