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26-Feb-2015 10:02pm PDT  

 

HOLLYWOOD REEL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL

14 Annual: February 12, 2015 to February 28, 2015

  Music Video Competition

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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
 
May 12, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00


June 16, 2014
WAB Summer Discount Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00


July 30, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 22.00


August 31, 2014
WAB Fall Discount Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 25.00


September 23, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 28.00


October 27, 2014
WAB Final Discount Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 30.00


November 23, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 35.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 07-Jan-2015


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 5 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2012


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    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


BEST MUSIC VIDEO


Best Director
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Editing
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
Any music video or film with a running time under 5 minutes is eligible in this category.

PREVIEW SCREENER GUIDELINES:
DVD or WAB Online Screeners ONLY accepted
for PREVIEW SCREENER COPY

All deadlines listed are firm POSTMARK deadlines.
List Running Time, Tracking Number, Films Name, and Aspect Ratio on film or packaging for any movies sent.
NTSC only. No PAL No BluRay preview screeners.
Watermarks are accepted on preview screeners only.
Menu Screens accepted on preview screeners only.
No VIMEO link uploads. If you submit a preview screener via WAB Online Screener system, you may feel free to send an additional DVD backup (with WAB Tracking Number) if concerned about your online upload.


EXHIBITION ACCEPTED PRINT GUIDELINES:
If your film is accepted into HRIFF programming, please note:
NO MENU SCREENS or watermarks on EXHIBITION COPY.

If submitting a BluRay EXHIBITION PRINT:
HRIFF requires AN ADDITIONAL DVD backup with identical chapter markings (due to the high percentage of BluRay technical concerns) NTSC Region 0 or 1.
DVD and 35mm film are HRIFF's preferred exhibition format.
Please contact HRIFF if you have a 35mm print.

Films must not require any screening fees for exhibition at HRIFF. Submitter agrees to have legally dealt with these concerns before applying.


RETURNS
Exhibition Screener DVD / BluRay copies will NOT be returned by mail and will NOT be returned at the festival.
Any and all Preview Screeners WILL NOT be returned.