7th Annual

Jamaica International Reggae Film Festival

August 01, 2014 to August 05, 2014


Preserving Jamaican Reggae


Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
March 7, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Regular Deadline
May 7, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00

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

Category Details

Approximately July 1, 2014

Shorts: From 10 minutes to 30 minutes
Features: From 30 minutes to 120 minutes

Projects completed after January 1, 2000

Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

No premiere requirement

Projects may have distribution

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

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Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .MOV (QuickTime)
Film Gauge

Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List

None Entered.

Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Color Print
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.
No prizes/awards entered for this category.

Category Rules

1. All entries are subject to approval before inclusion in the JIRFF programme. 2. Your production will not be accepted unless you agree to abide by the terms and conditions of the JAMAICA INTERNATIONAL REGGAE FILM FESTIVAL.
3. By submitting a film to the JAMAICA INTERNATIONAL REGGAE FILM FESTIVAL, you agree to allow highlights or excerpts of your film (e.g. a trailer - 60secs max.) to be placed on the JIRFF website and used for other marketing and promotional purposes. You also agree to allow RFF to promote the JAMAICA INTERNATIONAL REGGAE FILM FESTIVAL by using your film, in whole or part, in promotional "Best of" screenings.
4. RFF will never solicit or screen your film outside the promotion of the JAMAICA INTERNATIONAL REGGAE FILM FESTIVAL.
5. You may submit as many entries as you like.
6. International films must be either be in English or have English sub-titles.
7. Submitted DVDs will not be returned unless explicitly requested with a pre-paid mailer. RFF is not responsible for lost or damaged DVDs.
8. Filmmaker must have obtained all clearances for exhibition and must certify that the work is original and no disputes regarding ownership exist on the film.
9. Finalists will be notified by July 1, 2014 if their film has been accepted and will be considered with the other finalists for the Awards of recognition.
10. By entering the JAMAICA INTERNATIONAL REGGAE FILM FESTIVAL, entrants release, and hold the promoters, hosts, sponsors and other contest entities harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and action of any kind arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the festival. The Jamaica Film Academy accepts no liability for violations of copyright or other permissions not obtained by producers of films entered and screened in the JAMAICA INTERNATIONAL REGGAE FILM FESTIVAL
11. The Festival is not responsible for any claim involving copyright, trademark or royalty infringements related to the work. The applicants are responsible for their own insurance and are not covered by the festival's insurance.
12. An Entry Fee is payable to cover expenses related to administration, presentation and publicity of film entries. Payment should be made via WithoutaBox or by
* International Money Order or cheques payable to Jamaica Media Productions Ltd.
* Wire service transfer
* Paypal to: entries@reggaefilmfestival.com