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17-Apr-2014 12:07am PDT  

 

Hong Kong International Film Festival

38 Annual: March 24, 2014 to April 07, 2014

  Feature films

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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
 
December 7, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
Hong Kong Filmmakers 0.00 *


January 12, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00
Hong Kong Filmmakers 80.00 75.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 31-Jan-2014


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 60 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2013


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Hong Kong


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


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

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
DigiBeta    
HDCAM    
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Statement by the Director


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Firebird Award
Cash Award Value: 3,000 U.S. Dollar


Jury Prize
Cash Award Value: 1,500 U.S. Dollar


CATEGORY RULES
Entrants to any feature film category that meet the following requirements will be considered for the Young Cinema Competition:

The Young Cinema Competition is set up to encourage young filmmakers to explore the potentials of the cinema of our times.

TYPE
Open Competition

ELIGIBILITY
1. Features (60 mins or above) which are either the first, second or third films of the directors.
2. Films that have not been shown publicly in Hong Kong prior to the Festival. (Hong Kong Films are exempted.)
3. Films must have been completed after 1 January 2013.

SELECTION
1. Approximately 8 films will be selected from the general entries.
2. Official notification will be sent to selected entrants.

SUBMISSION
Please refer to General Entry Regulations. No reapplication for the Competition is necessary. All eligible entries will be considered for this Competition.

INVITATION
The director of each selected film will be invited to the Festival, with the travelling expenses covered by the HKIFF.

JURY
A jury will select the winning films and present the prizes. The Jury will be composed of filmmakers, critics and curators from worldwide appointed by the Festival.

PRIZES
The Jury will present the following awards and cash prizes to the winning directors:

Firebird Award USD 3,000
Jury Prize USD 1,500