Burbank International Film Festival

7 Annual September 09, 2015 to September 13, 2015

 
Category

 

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
December 31, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Regular Deadline
February 28, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00
Late Deadline
April 30, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 90.00 85.00
WAB Extended Deadline
May 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 90.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately June 30, 2015

RUNTIME
Features: From 50 minutes to 120 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after June 1, 2013

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    
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    

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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place

Category Rules

Sci-Fi Feature films can include any of these sub genres, please indicate which yours falls under.

Action Sci-Fi, Alien Invasion, Aliens, Extra-Terrestrial Encounters, Atomic Age, Classic Sci-Fi, Cyber Punk, Disaster - See Greatest Disaster Film Scenes also Dystopia, End of World, Fairy Tales, Fantasy Films, 50's Sci-Fi, Futuristic, Lost Worlds, Mad Scientists, Monsters and Mutants, Other Dimensions, Outer Space, Post-Apocalyptic, Pre-historic, Robots, Cyborgs and Androids, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Space Opera, Space or Sci-Fi Westerns, Star Trek, Super-Hero Films (e.g., Supermen and Others), Supernatural, Time or Space Travel, Virtual Reality

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 on SPINE OF DVD CASE.


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


PLEASE DO NOT PLACE ANY LABELS/STICKERS ON THESE DVD'S. WRITE ON THEM 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.