10th Annual

Fort Myers Beach Film Festival

April 20, 2016 to April 24, 2016

 
Category

Documentaries

 

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
November 15, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
January 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
February 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
March 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 45.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately April 1, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 15 minutes to 45 minutes
Features: From 45 minutes to 125 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

2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Doc
Best Doc will be selected by our Festival Judges.

People's Choice Award
Festival attendees will choose their favorite films and winners will be annouced at the Closing Ceremony.
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Documentary and Mock-umentary features only.
Documentaries do not include charity organizations requesting funding. Religious films that promote one type of religion or belief will not make it into the festival.

Entries will be balloted by our submission judges, then the top films will be entered into the festival.

Filmmakers of feature docs will receive two filmmaker passes per film judged to be screened at the festival. Short docs will receive one filmmaker pass.
The pass includes:
1. Entry for one person to all festival films (if available)
2. $10 entry to workshops
3. $10 entry on Cruise.