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25-May-2015 12:25am PDT  

 

New Orleans Film Festival

26 Annual: October 15, 2015 to October 22, 2015

  Narrative Feature

 
 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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

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
 
February 20, 2015
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00


April 3, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00


May 8, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Student Fee 55.00 50.00


June 26, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00
Student Fee 75.00 70.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 31-Jul-2015


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 40 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Oct-2013


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 COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements
Do not submit a press kit.


Prizes & Awards
This category is a competition.


Best Narrative Feature
For the past several years, the jury prize has been a $10,000 camera rental package from Panavision. Recent jurors in this category have included Oscar-winning actress Melissa Leo, critic and industry writer Matt Singer (The Dissolve, CriticWire), Michelle Satter of the Sundance Institute, Matt Grady of Factory 25, Michael Gottwald (producer of Beasts of the Southern Wild), critic Peter Knegt, and producer Effie Brown (Dear White People). Recent jury winners include Proud Citizen (dir. Thom Southerland) in 2014; Skook (dir. Connor Hurley) in 2013; Francine (dir. Brian M. Cassidy & Melanie Shatzky) in 2012; and An Ordinary Family (dir. Mike Akel) in 2011.
Sponsor:TBA
Value of Goods/Services: 10,000 U.S. Dollar


Audience Choice Award
All narrative features are eligible for an Audience Award, based on ballots submitted by audience members. Past award winners have included It's a Disaster, The Retrieval, and King of Herrings.


Category Rules
Prior Screenings:
- Entries may not have been publicly screened in the greater New Orleans area prior to the festival.

Exhibition Copies:
- If accepted, the final screening copy of your film must be in our office no later than September 5, 2015.

Updated Submissions:
- We are happy to review updated versions of your submission if time permits. However, there is no guarantee that our selection committee will view your updated version.

Competition:
- All competitive slots are filled by films that officially submit. No films are invited to submit for competition screenings.