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05-Mar-2015 11:29pm PDT  

 

'IFS' Independent Filmmakers Showcase 2014-15 IFS FILM FESTIVAL - Beverly Hills / Santa Monica / Los Angeles

20 Annual: May 26, 2015 to June 09, 2015

  SHORT FILM SHOWCASE

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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
 
July 14, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00


August 31, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00


November 10, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00


March 15, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 45.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 07-Apr-2015


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 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 COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
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
  16mm
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT 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.


BEST SHORT FILM


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 Supporting Actor
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Supporting Actress
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best International Short Film
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Dramatic Short Film
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.


Best Sound Editing
This prize is shared with other categories.


Audience Choice - Best Picture
This prize is shared with other categories.


BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM
This prize is shared with other categories.


BEST COMEDY SHORT FILM
This prize is shared with other categories.


BEST HORROR SHORT FILM
This prize is shared with other categories.


BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM
This prize is shared with other categories.


BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM
This prize is shared with other categories.


BEST GLBT SHORT FILM


CATEGORY RULES
Any narrative work of fiction with a running time of less then 40 minutes is eligible for submission to this category.

THE IFS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL SHOWCASE takes place on the first day of the IFS Film Festival and is considered the unofficial beginning to the 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 for more information.


IF THIS CATEGORY DEADLINE HAS PASSED:
You may still submit any style / genre / category of film to the IFS Film Festival using the general IFS Film Festival submission categories.