19th Annual

Hollywood Film Festival®

September 23, 2015 to September 27, 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
April 26, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Regular Deadline
May 17, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Late Deadline
June 20, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 25, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
Extended Late Deadline
August 15, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 15, 2014

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes
Features: minimum 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 & 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)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

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

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Audience Choice

Jury Prize
Tugg will offer Theatrical and non-theatrical distribution, with Yekra offering Digital and DVD distribution. CineCause will support a marketing package.
Sponsor:Tugg and Yekra
Cash Award Value: 2,500 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 20,000 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL Submission Requirements:

To be eligible, submit a completed FEATURE/SHORT FILM. Only NON-RELEASED films may be entered. We accept both Domestic and International submissions.

MAIL DVD or BLUE-RAY to HFF Offices. Tapes and any other materials sent to the "Hollywood Film Festival® - Online" WILL NOT be returned to you.

SECURE ONLINE SCREENER option is also available.

SELECTED FILMS EXHIBITION: If your film is selected to be a finalist, the HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL will showcase it by streaming it ONLINE. No theatrical screenings will be included.

FORMATS: If selected, the streaming format will be .mov or .mpg4

RIGHTS: If selected, filmmaker agrees to allow the HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL to STREAM his/her film ONLINE during the duration of the festival.

Foreign language films must have subtitles.

Please do NOT sent any materials or tapes to the Hollywood Film Festival(r). They WILL NOT be returned to you.

ALL RESPONSES BY HFF TO FILMMAKERS WILL BE MADE BY EMAIL AND ONLY TO THE SELECTED FINALISTS.

NOTE-IMPORTANT: All of the above subject to change without prior notice.