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30-Mar-2015 8:18pm PDT  

 

'IFS' Independent Filmmakers Showcase 2014-15 IFS FILM FESTIVAL - Beverly Hills / Santa Monica / Los Angeles

20 Annual: May 26, 2015 to June 09, 2015

  IFS Monthly - Short Film Showcases

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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
 
August 14, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 35.00
Student Fee 40.00 30.00


October 12, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 35.00
Student Fee 40.00 30.00


January 13, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 40.00
Student Fee 50.00 35.00


March 12, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 40.00
Student Fee 50.00 35.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 07-Apr-2015


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 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 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
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
VHS    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT 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 not 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 the 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 longer is eligible to enter this category of submission.

Feature Films must have completed production in the last 36 months.
Feature Films may have been screened at up to four other American film festivals and still remain eligible for screening at the IFS Film Festival. But World Premieres, North American Premieres and Regional Premieres are looked on favorably in the case of two films competing for the same festival slot.

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.