12th Annual

HOLLYWOOD REEL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL

February 03, 2016 to February 21, 2016

 
Category

Music Video Competition

 

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
May 4, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
WAB Summer Discount Deadline
June 17, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Regular Deadline
July 13, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 22.00
WAB Fall Discount Deadline
August 8, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 25.00
Late Deadline
September 22, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 28.00
WAB Final Discount Deadline
October 26, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 30.00
WAB Extended Deadline
November 29, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 35.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately January 7, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 5 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2012

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    

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


Press Kit 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.