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23-May-2015 10:14pm PDT  

 

Sonoma International Film Festival

18 Annual: March 25, 2015 to March 29, 2015

  World Cinema

 
 

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
 
October 18, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00


November 22, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00


January 9, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00


February 4, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 60.00
Student Fee 60.00 45.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 02-Mar-2015


RUNTIME
Features: From 30 minutes to 220 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2008


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
HDCAM    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Black&White Print
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Color Print
> Photo of the Director - Black&White Print
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Anecdotal Accounts


Prizes & Awards
This category is a competition.


SIFF Jury Award - World Cinema
Favorite feature film (either live-action or animated) as voted by the Festival Audience.
Sponsor: SIFF
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar


Best Feature Film
Best feature film (either live-action or animated) as selected by a jury of Industry professionals
Sponsor:SIFF


Category Rules
PLEASE NOTE SCREENING LINKS (IN LIEU OF DVD'S) ARE ACCEPTABLE AFTER REGISTERING WITH "WAB".


All submissions arriving via mail post must be in DVD region 1 or 0 format NTSC or Pal.

Submissions will NOT be returned. Please use appropriate packaging to prevent DVD damage.

Please be sure to write the WAB Tracking # and Film Title on the disc itself in case the disc becomes separated from its box.

For international submissions (outside U.S.) - filmmakers MUST write on the package, "NO commercial value - for cultural purposes only."

SIFF is NOT responsible for the customs fee and other charges.

Good Luck, we're looking forward to seeing your film, and upon acceptance, welcoming you to one of our country's most unique festivals where we celebrate the very best in film, food & wine!

Program decisions will be made early March 2014 or sooner.