WINE COUNTRY FILM FESTIVAL

29 Annual September 16, 2015 to September 22, 2015

 
Category

First Feature

 

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
WAB Extended Deadline
July 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
Late Late Deadline
July 21, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 15, 2015

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 60 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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
SDV  
MiniDV  
DigiBeta  
DVCAM  
Media Files
  Other - Digital
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Anecdotal Accounts

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best First Feature
An award will be given for the best first feature from a US and an international filmmaker
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Value of Goods/Services: 10,000 U.S. Dollar

Jack London Spirit Award
Awarded to Best Film that best expresses relationships of Humans and Nature and the philosophy and humanity of Jack London, who lived and wrote in the Valley of the Moon, Sonoma County.
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Audience Choice Award
This prize is shared with other categories.

GAIA Film Prize
For Best Environmental Film
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best of Fest Award

Margrit and Robert Mondavi Peace and Cultural Understanding Film Prize

Category Rules

FIRST FEATURES refer to the Director's First Feature length film, but it is interesting to note if it is the first time for other credits as well.