LOS ANGELES IFS FILM FEST - Independent Filmmakers Showcase© 2016 (Los Angeles / L. A. / Beverly Hills / Santa Monica) IFS FILM FEST ©

23 Annual May 14, 2016 to May 29, 2016

 
Category

IFS Monthly - Short Film Showcases

 

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
September 6, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
IFS Blast - Special Discount Deadline
October 14, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
January 20, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
February 24, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
WAB Extended Deadline
March 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 50.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately April 25, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 2 minutes to 31 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
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
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
VHS    
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
Film Gauge
  16mm

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
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Director
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Actor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Actress
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Supporting Actor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Supporting Actress
This prize is shared with other categories.

BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM
This prize is shared with other categories.

BEST DRAMATIC FEATURE FILM
This prize is shared with other categories.

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
This prize is shared with other categories.

BEST FILM EDITING
This prize is shared with other categories.

BEST SOUND EDITING
This prize is shared with other categories.

BEST SCREENPLAY
This prize is shared with other categories.

Audience Choice – BEST PICTURE
This prize is shared with other categories.

Honorable Mention
This prize is shared with other categories.

Official Selection
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Indepedent Filmmakers Showcase (IFS) Weekly Showcases

Recognizing the best independent and underground filmmakers working outside of the studio system with monthly film screening events and Question and Answer sessions with new directors.

IFS Monthly Showcase Events are not part of the IFS Film Festival. To submit to the IFS Film Festival please choose any of the IFS Film Festival submission categories listed on Withoutabox.

IFS Monthly Film Showcase SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

Any film with a running time of 30 minutes or less is eligible to enter this category of Short Film Monthly Event submission.

Feature Films must have completed production in the last 24 months.

Films may have been screened at up to five other North American film festivals and still remain eligible for screening at the IFS Monthly Screening Events. World Premieres, North American Premieres and Regional Premieres are looked on favorably for Monthly Showcase events.

Feature Films may NOT have been commerically released on DVD with major domestic distribution or been broadcast on American television in entirety.

Visit www.IFSfilm.com for more information about the IFS and our monthly and weekly Independent Film Showcases in Los Angeles and Hollywood.