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24-Apr-2014 2:30pm PDT  

 

Burbank International Film Festival

6 Annual: September 03, 2014 to September 07, 2014

  Comedy Feature Films

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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
 
December 31, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00


February 28, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00


April 30, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 90.00 85.00


May 31, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 90.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 31-Jul-2014


RUNTIME
Features: From 50 minutes to 120 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2011


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

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
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is not a competition.

No prizes/awards entered for this category.

CATEGORY RULES
SHIPPING
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The entrant must pay the cost of shipping an entry to the festival. Collect or C.O.D. shipments will not be accepted. All international entries must be sent "free domicile" to the Festival office with all transportation charges, duties, and taxes prepaid by the shipper. Any brokerage fees charged to Burbank International Film Festival will be billed back to the shipper. Be sure to include all the proper customs documentation required by the shipping company.

Please waive the Delivery Signature requirements when mailing any submissions that require it.

SCREENPLAYS

********************** IMPORTANT **********************

Preferred Submission format is online PDF

Physical Screenplay submissions will not be accepted

Physical Flat Art Storyboards will not be accepted.

PLEASE NOTE YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PUT THE WITHOUTABOX NUMBER ON THE COPY YOU PLACE ON THE WITHOUTABOX WEBSITE.
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Short & Feature Films

********************** IMPORTANT **********************

PREFERRED SCREENING FORMAT FOR PREVIEWS ARE SECURE ONLINE SCREENERS.

PLEASE INCLUDE DIGITAL PRESS KIT WITH A MINIMUM OF 3 STILLS FROM YOUR TAKEN FROM YOUR FILM,

ALL EXHIBITION COPIES MUST BE FORMATTED AS A REGION 1 DVD

YOUR EXHIBITION COPY MUST BE SUBMITTED IN 5-1/2" X 7-1/2" DVD CASE. PLEASE PRINT WITHOUTABOX NUMBER, TITLE, CATEGORY AND TRT (Total Running Time) on SPINE OF DVD CASE.

12-XXXX -- NAME OF FILM ----- SUBMISSION TYPE (I.E. SHORT FILM) ------ (05:35) -Running Time 05:35 (etc.)

PLEASE DO NOT PLACE ANY LABELS OR STICKERS ON THESE DVD'S. WRITE THE INFORMATION ON THEM (LEGIBLY) WITH SHARPIES.

ALL DVDS ALL DVD's MUST HAVE YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION, YOUR WITHOUTABOX TRACKING ID TITLE AND RUNNING TIME WRITTEN ON IT.

************ IMPORTANT SHIPPING INFORMATION ************

YOUR EXHIBITION COPY MUST BE SUBMITTED IN 5-1/2" X 7-1/2" DVD CASE.

PLEASE, NO JEWEL CD CASES, NO PAPER SLEEVES! DO NOT WRAP YOUR DVD IN A PIECE OF PAPER AND SEND IT IN. DO NOT DROP A DVD IN AN ENVELOPE AND JUST SEND IT.