4th Annual

Julien Dubuque International Film Festival

April 23, 2015 to April 26, 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
October 31, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 55.00 50.00
Regular Deadline
December 12, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
Student Fee 65.00 60.00
Late Deadline
January 31, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 85.00 80.00
Student Fee 85.00 80.00
WAB Extended Deadline
February 15, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 125.00 120.00
Student Fee 125.00 120.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 1, 2014

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 50 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2012

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not 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)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Photo of the Director - Color Print
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Director of a Feature and/or Documentary
CASH PRIZE $5,000
Cash Award Value: 5,000 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 5,000 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Narrative Feature and/or Documentary submitted for BEST DIRECTOR must have been completed after January 1, 2012 and must be 50 minutes or longer.

PARTIAL SUBMISSION FEE REIMBURSEMENT:
A total of no more than 50 films will be selected, either as Competitive or Non-Competitive, and deemed as "Official Selection" of the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival. These films will receive a $30.00 reimbursement for their submission. ONLY FILMS THAT ARE SELECTED AS AN OFFICIAL SELECTION OF JDIFF WILL RECEIVE THE PARTIAL REIMBURSEMENT. No other Reimbursement will be given if not officially selected.

Preferred method of submission: ONLINE SCREENER AND (1) DVD in NTSC format sent to the JDIFF address.

The film must be available for a festival exhibition screening on DVD.

One filmmaker from each of the Final Three (3) Nominees will receive a free trip to Dubuque, Iowa for the Festival, which includes Travel, Accommodations and Food Voucher.

One representative from the Final Three (3) Nominees MUST BE PRESENT to win the CASH PRIZE for the Best Director category.