8th Annual

New York Lift-Off Film Festival

June 25, 2018 to June 29, 2018

 
Category

Feature Length Live Action Narratives

 

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
February Deadline
February 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 33.00 28.00
Peer extended feedback 120.00 115.00
Industry professional feedback 150.00 145.00
Festival founders extended feedback 230.00 220.00
May Deadline
May 2, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Peer extended feedback 120.00 115.00
Industry professional feedback 150.00 145.00
Festival founders extended 230.00 220.00
Early August Deadline
August 8, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 28.00 *
Student Fee 23.00 *
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 80.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 90.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 190.00
Late August Deadline
August 31, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Student Fee 25.00 *
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 90.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 100.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 200.00
Late September Deadline
September 26, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 38.00 28.00
Student Fee 32.00 22.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 100.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 110.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 210.00
Mid Oct Deadline
October 19, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 30.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 100.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 110.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 210.00
Late October
October 24, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 33.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 105.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 115.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Late Nov Deadline
November 21, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 43.00 35.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 105.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 120.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
End Nov Deadline
November 28, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 44.00 35.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 110.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 120.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Early Dec Deadline
December 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 35.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 110.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 120.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Mid Dec Deadline
December 12, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 37.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 112.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 125.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Late Dec Deadline
December 19, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 38.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 113.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 125.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
2016 Deadline
December 30, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 38.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 113.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 128.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
New Year Deadline
January 2, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 46.00 40.00
Student Fee 33.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 113.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 130.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Mid Jan Deadline
January 18, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 48.00 40.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 130.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Late Jan Deadline
January 23, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 49.00 40.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 135.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Last Jan Deadline
January 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 49.00 41.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 136.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Late Feb Deadline
February 20, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 49.00 43.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 137.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Last March Deadline
March 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 54.00 43.00
Student Fee 44.00 33.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 138.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Late April Deadline
April 24, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 56.00 48.00
Student Fee 46.00 38.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 140.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Spring Deadline
May 17, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 58.00 50.00
Student Fee 48.00 40.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 140.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
June Deadline
June 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 59.00 52.00
Student Fee 49.00 42.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 140.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Final Decision Deadline
June 5, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 53.00
Student Fee 50.00 43.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 140.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 220.00
Earlybird Deadline
June 26, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 18.00 *
Student Fee 15.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Regular Deadline
June 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 19.00 *
Student Fee 15.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Late Deadline
July 3, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Student Fee 15.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 10, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Student Fee 16.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
July Deadline
July 24, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Student Fee 17.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Late July Deadline
July 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Student Fee 18.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
August Deadline
August 4, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 21.00 *
Student Fee 18.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Early Aug Deadline
August 7, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 22.00 *
Student Fee 18.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Mid August Deadline
August 18, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 23.00 *
Student Fee 18.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Mid Aug Deadline
August 21, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 24.00 *
Student Fee 18.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Mid-Late Aug Deadline
August 28, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Student Fee 18.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Late Aug Deadline
August 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 26.00 *
Student Fee 18.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
September Deadline
September 4, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 27.00 *
Student Fee 18.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Early September Deadline
September 13, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 28.00 *
Student Fee 18.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Mid September Deadline
September 18, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 29.00 *
Student Fee 18.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Mid-Late September Deadline
September 27, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Student Fee 19.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Late Sept Deadline
September 29, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 31.00
Student Fee 19.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
October Deadline
October 3, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 32.00
Student Fee 19.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Early Oct Deadline
October 9, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 33.00
Student Fee 19.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Mid October Deadline
October 16, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 34.00
Student Fee 20.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Mid-Late Oct Deadline
October 23, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00
Student Fee 20.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Late October Deadline
October 27, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 36.00
Student Fee 20.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Halloween Deadline
October 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 37.00
Student Fee 20.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
November Deadline
November 3, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 38.00
Student Fee 20.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Early Nov Deadline
November 8, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 39.00
Student Fee 20.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Mid November Deadline
November 13, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00
Student Fee 20.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Mid Nov Deadline
November 17, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00
Student Fee 21.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
20th November Deadline
November 20, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00
Student Fee 22.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Mid-Late November Deadline
November 27, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00
Student Fee 23.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
27th November Deadline
November 27, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00
Student Fee 23.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Late November Deadline
November 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00
Student Fee 24.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
30th November Deadline
November 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00
Student Fee 24.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
December Deadline
December 4, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00
Student Fee 25.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Early December Deadline
December 11, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00
Student Fee 26.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Mid December Deadline
December 18, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00
Student Fee 27.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Late December Deadline
December 29, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00
Student Fee 28.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Early 2018 Deadline
January 5, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00
Student Fee 29.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Early January Deadline
January 8, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Mid January Deadline
January 12, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 41.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Late January Deadline
January 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 42.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Last January Deadline
January 22, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 43.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Early Jan Deadline
January 31, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 44.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Early Feb Deadline
February 2, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Early-Mid Deadline
February 5, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 46.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Mid Feb Deadline
February 9, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 47.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Feb 9th Deadline
February 9, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 47.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Feb Deadline
February 12, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 48.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Feb 2 Deadline
February 19, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 49.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Feb 19th Deadline
February 19, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 49.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 50.00 40.00
Late February Deadline
February 28, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 51.00 40.00
March Deadline
March 2, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00
Student Fee 31.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 52.00 40.00
Early March Deadline
March 12, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00
Student Fee 32.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 53.00 40.00
Mid March Deadline
March 19, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00
Student Fee 33.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 54.00 40.00
Late March Deadline
March 30, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00
Student Fee 34.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 55.00 40.00
April Deadline
April 2, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00
Student Fee 35.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 55.00 40.00
Early April Deadline
April 9, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00
Student Fee 36.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 55.00 40.00
Mid April Deadline
April 23, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00
Student Fee 37.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 55.00 40.00
Last April Deadline
April 30, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00
Student Fee 38.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 55.00 40.00
Star Wars Day Deadline
May 4, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00
Student Fee 39.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 55.00 40.00
Early May Deadline
May 7, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00
Student Fee 40.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 55.00 40.00
Mid May Deadline
May 16, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00
Student Fee 40.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 55.00 40.00
Late May Deadline
May 21, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00
Student Fee 40.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 58.00 45.00
Final Deadline
June 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00
Student Fee 50.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 60.00 50.00
Decision Deadline
June 4, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00
Student Fee 55.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback 65.00 55.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately June 10, 2018

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 40 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
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
Film Gauge
  16mm
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Features
Official Selection at the next proceeding Lift-Off Film Festival.
Sponsor:Lift-Off Global Network
Value of Goods/Services: 1,000,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Nominations for Lift-Off Season Awards (Feature Categories)
Season Awards, Nominations for Feature Films. Best Feature Live Action Narrative Best Feature Documentary Best Feature Animation Best Post Production Best Art Direction Best Hair and Make-up Best Cinematography Best Director (open for shorts, features and new media) Best Actor (open for shorts, features and new media) Best Acting Ensemble (open for shorts, features and new media)
Sponsor:Lift-Off Global Network
Value of Goods/Services: 1,000,000 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Final programming decisions will be made by the screening committee in
June. All entrants will be notified via WAB of the status of their
submission by mid June.


Films which score high but whom don't make the final live screening programme will be invited to participate in the Online Festival which runs parallel during the festival week.