Boston Cinema Census

13 Annual April 02, 2015 to April 02, 2015


Category

Film Submissions

 

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
February 16, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Regular Deadline
February 28, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
Late Deadline
March 8, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
WAB Extended Deadline
March 12, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 19, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 35 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from New England

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital

Prizes & Awards

This category is not a competition.
No prizes/awards entered for this category.

Category Rules

Eligible films include: films shot partially or wholly in New England, films directed by a resident of New England or films made with key crew members who are New England residents. Any films made for corporate reasons, industrials or Public Service Announcements will not be eligible.

Language:
All films must be in English or with English subtitles.

Screening or Rental Fees:
BCC does NOT CONSIDER films that require SCREENING/RENTAL FEES.

Running Time:
We are a short film showcase.
We cannot consider work over 35 minutes in length.

Prior Screenings:
Entries can not have a theatrical run (commercial release) or be broadcast (TV) anywhere in the U.S.A. Previous screenings at other film festivals, as well as private, industry, and press screenings are OK.

Completion Date:
Projects submitted to the BCC must have been completed after January 1, 2013. Works-In-Progress will only be considered if submitted by the early-bird deadline, and if the film will be completed by April 1st, 2015.

Independent Production:
Films produced, financed, or initiated by a major motion picture studio are not eligible for the competition.